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 […]

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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 […]

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5 Women Athletes Who Made India Proud But We Ignored Them

India is a land of dichotomies. On one side we uphold the status of women as Goddess, and on another they are subjected to atrocities and left to suffer in silence. On one hand we support “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao” campaign and on the other hand thousands of dreams are crushed due to patriarchy. In spite of all these challenges, […]

Child labour in India, Child labour bill, Lost childhood, hindi poem on child labour, बाल श्रम पर हिन्दी कविता

ये कैसा बचपन

नन्ही आँखों की ओझल छाया में खोता बचपन, कभी धूल, तो कभी भूख की आग में सूखता बचपन. छोटे छोटे हाथों में खिलोने के बजाए भीक का तोहफा आया, गालियों की मार ने, न जाने कितनी बार उसके मासूम मन को देहलाया. दिन के शोर, तो कभी रात के सन्नाटे में तड़पता बचपन, कभी बरसात, तो कभी सर्दी में ठिठुरता […]

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The Child Labour Amendment Bill 2012 Explained

The monsoon session of Parliament has started on a very busy note. Within 3 days of the beginning of the session, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have passed 2 bills each. One of the important Bill passed by Rajya Sabha is The Child Labour Amendment Bill, 2012 which seeks to amend The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986. The […]

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 […]

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How CRY’s Soccer for Child Rights is Changing Lives

It is one thing to be born and another to make that life worth living. Udaya Kumar’s story is one to be reckoned with – a school drop out at the age of 12, grappling with alcoholism and substance abuse to representing India at the Homeless Soccer World Cup in Sweden. To call ‘life of poverty’ as difficult and hard […]

Growing intolerance in India

‘Intolerance’ or Loss of Sense?

Season of mangoes is over. Not that I am a big fan, but there is something about this ‘kingly’ fruit that you just can’t resist. And I am talking about real mangoes, that are meant to be eaten, and not seduced. There is a stark difference these days – about how something is meant to be and what it ends […]

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Expensive Education in India and The Need of Superheroes

Unexpected headaches especially right after you wake up are like sexist conversations that are hard to tolerate and even harder to avoid. No painkiller helps. All you have to do is build resilience and brave it with all your might. Also, it has been 11 days straight and Bangalore still has no sign of generous sunlight. Actually the only thing […]