Indian Pride & Prejudices: The 2 Glorious Medals in Rio Olympics

Indian Pride & Prejudices: The 2 Glorious Medals in Rio Olympics

When Shobha De, in her utmost moment of self righteousness, tweeted, “Goal of Team India at the Olympics: Rio jao. Selfies lo. Khaali haat wapas aao. What a waste of money and opportunity.”  Little did she know that her usual banter was not to be taken lightly. From Senior Bachchan to everybody else declared war on the writer-columnist. She has […]

GST Bill passed in the Parliament, Arun Jaitley

What You Need to Know About GST Bill

The 10-year-long wait for Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment Bill finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel. After 7 hours, 46 minutes, 33 speeches later the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Goods and Services Tax Bill, which was already approved by the Lok Sabha last year. In the 243 member House, 203 votes were […]

Breast feeding week, Breast feeding in public, Breastfeeding in India

Breastfeeding in Public: Why So Serious?

Breastfeeding is like any other natural phenomena around us. But somehow the sight of a naked breast with a child latched on it becomes the most outrageous act a woman could ever do. We all know and are well aware about this whole idea of motherhood and how it is glorified over and over again, sometimes a bit too much, […]

Neeraj Chopra

The 18 Year Old World Champion Who is Not a Cricketer!

Sports in India is a lonely battle. In this 1.2 billion people populated country, there is much more than meets the eye. But talent alone cannot win. It has to be nurtured, developed and pushed into an appropriate direction. In India other than cricket, nothing gets attention. Efforts are being made to popularise other sports too, however there is a […]

CRY soceer for child rights, CRY partners with Swipe

CRY Organizes ‘Soccer for Child Rights’ at Bangalore

After the stupendous success of ‘Soccer for Child Rights’ in Chennai, CRY (Child Rights and You), a leading NGO for child rights organized its first edition of ‘Soccer for Child Rights’ tournament at Bangalore on Saturday. 17 Corporate teams including Flipkart, Oracle, PwC, Infosys, Mercedes took part in the tournament, with Flipkart winning the tournament. All the teams contested against […]

Full statehood to Delhi

Should Delhi Be Given ‘Full Statehood’?

Talking about providing Delhi the status of full statehood, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently mentioned that Delhi Government will conduct an ‘opinion poll’. Earlier the AAP government had appealed for conducting a referendum but since there is no provision of it in the Indian Constitution, it will now conduct a public opinion poll and gather mass vote to support its […]

Who is responsible for #JaltaKashmir?

  “In October 2010, Burhan Wani, then sixteen years old, was on a motorcycle, with his brother Khalid Wani, and a friend. They were out on a bike ride, through Tral, the area that they had grown up in, as teenage boys do, anywhere. They were stopped at a Special Operations Group Picket of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and […]

Referendums in India, Does India need referendums

DELH-XIT: Does India need referendums?

Monsoon mornings in Bangalore can be very very lazy. Today, I sleep talked my alarm to a forever snooze. And woke up an hour later. Even at 7:30 am there was no sign of sunlight. Next to me, tugged under the purple blanket like a log of teakwood was my husband, snoring deeply and peacefully. The ease with which he […]


On Spreading the Common Man’s Voice: Swipe on

When celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan or Sachin Tendulkar tweet, their voices are heard across the globe. However, this is not the case with the common man, who sinks his teeth into daily rigorous challenges of life, and yet his opinion on regular issues remains unheard! Says Sneha Benerjee of and she sums up the main idea behind Swipe: Opinion Matters. […]