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Decoding Prashant Kishor

He is despised by the right-wing for leaving BJP and working with the opposition, disliked by the liberals for his love-hate relationship with the Congress, and looked down on by intellectuals for making a business out of election campaigns. The man with many mixed opinions across the political aisle. PK is much more than what…

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#3 From Amritsar to Kabul

  On August 15, 2021, Kabul fell by the capture of the Taliban via a military offensive and hence begins the draft of unpleasant Afghan history.  The world of media – social, print, and television went on fire, and it didn’t seem to stop. When I write this on September 5, 2021, many media houses…

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#2 Clubhouse University

Vandit Jain My dear friends at Clubhouse, please don’t see this as a remark on any individual or a group. Instead, this article is just a commentary on a broader CH experience. In this edition, I draw a parallel between University and Clubhouse while commenting on various sub-cultures of the platform. I joined Clubhouse (…

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#1 Indore: The more it changes, the more it remains the same.

Two weeks ago, I concluded my ten-day stay in my hometown Indore. I left the city in May-15 in search of freedom and better job opportunities and migrated to Delhi-NCR. I grew up in the foody city, earned my degree there, got my first job, had relationships, and so much more. A majority of my…

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My dear Savarnas, read Dr Ambedkar!

India’s most underappreciated gem. A political thinker, social reformer, economist, lawyer, constitutionalist, modernist, progressive, feminist, Leader of the masses, and a simple human being.  If you haven’t read Babasaheb, you are yet to discover India. Today is the 130th birth anniversary of Babasaheb. He was born on 14th April 1891 in Mhow (near Indore). The…

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