The case of Aruna Shanbaug that changed the Euthanasia laws in our country

It is my Belief that death is a friend to whom we should be grateful, for it frees us from the manifold ills which are our lot - Mahatma Gandhi. As human beings, out the umpteen desires that we have,...

Justice D Y Chandrachud’s path-breaking Verdict in the Sabarimala Case of 2018

“Will the quest for equality and fraternity be denuded of its content where women continue to be treated as children of a lesser god in exercising their liberties in matters of belief, faith and worship? Will the pursuit of...

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Modern Day Book Burning a.k.a Internet Shutdowns

The internet has become an indispensable element in our society for all the obvious reasons. For the majority of users, not a single day goes by where we don't 'need' the internet and the lack of a reliable and fast connection can feel paralyzing. An internet shutdown refers to...

Letter to UNHRC – Dr Kafeel Khan, Punished Because He’s Muslim

Kafeel Khan, a doctor by profession and a social activist has been targeted by Yogi Government since 2017, in 3 years he had been maliciously arrested 3 times & imprisoned for around 14 months on the false charges set up against him at many instances. Now he is absolved...

Prison Life In India and its Aftermath

Everyone prays to never see the bars of prison in their lifetime. Yet, as fickle as life is, it is quite hard to predict the future. It is in everyone’s benefit to know a little bit about prison life; for movies and cinemas do not do justice to the...

Decoding WhiteHat Jr.’s Coding Face ‘Wolf Gupta’

Digital learning has taken a new turn in India – this time with coding classes as a niche for 6-year-olds. With the shutting of schools in lockdown, pushy Indian parents got a fresh excuse to make their children learn coding to cope up with the ‘rat race’ of life....

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WhatsApp: How private are your chats?

WhatsApp, not a safe handle anymore! Does that shock you? When you get to know that your messages, photos, and videos over the Facebook-owned WhatsApp are not safe and encrypted anymore? Albeit the Messaging app WhatsApp handled by Facebook confidently mentioned in their privacy policy that “Respect for your...

Mumbai Floods: Causes And The Aftermath

Mumbai meri jaan! A phrase which typically every Mumbaikar has heard of or used at least once in their life. Well, Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is the financial capital of India and the most populous city in our country. It lies on the Konkan west on the west...

Aarey Forest Controversy

Maharashtra Government led by Uddhav Thackeray had set down the previous orders of the Tree Authority under BMC to construct a metro shed at Aarey Forest and decided to declare 800-acre, one-fifth of the total land as a reserved forest. Aarey Forest: A controversial piece of land Spread over 3,000...

Learn On Call: VOLUNTEER NOW!

It is undeniable that NGO's are of prime importance in our society. There are a plethora of reasons for that and if I had to list a few, it would be the following: i) They provide opportunities for the self - organization of a society. ii) It opens the...

Farm Bills passed amidst heavy uproar

The Parliament of India has passed the highly contended Farm Bills. These bills stirred up trouble and were uninvited by the farmers. Bandhs, Roadblocks and Rallies were organized in the states of Punjab and Haryana. The Kisan Union and the opposition parties have enunciated that the proposed laws could...

ASHA: Frontline Workers Sidelined by Authorities in COVID-19

An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). One of the key components of the National Rural Health Mission is to provide every village in the country with...

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