Townhall E01: What is wrong with India?

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Okay. I’ve had it. It has been enough with the wave of unrest that is around us. The suffocative aura of religionism, misogyny, intolerance and hate that is there. Maybe, this is not new. Maybe, it has been there all along and I realized it now. Call me a fool but I have had itRead more

5 things I wish I knew after scoring 60% in Class XII

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Back in 2010, I completed my Class XII from a remote area of Uttar Pradesh. I will not bother to tell you about my school. It was not famous. Period. But that’s the thing about schools right, it doesn’t have to be famous or cool as long as it is yours? Well, that’s not whatRead more

7 Things my ‘private engineering college’ taught me

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Almost 10,000,000 students pass Class XII exam from CBSE, ISC and state boards every year and out of every 10 students, 6 choose for engineering, making a total of 6,000,000 students enrolling in various engineering colleges every year. The elite and what’s called the cream batch of every year claim top seats through premium engineeringRead more

What’s the point? Poem by Barkha Gaur

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What’s the point? Have you ever asked yourself that? What’s the point? Of us being here. Where every day is the same as the previous one, This melancholy I am feeling, Do you feel it too? I feel it most at nights, When I am alone with my thoughts, It’s scary! Does it happen to youRead more

An Open Letter to all wannabe writers

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To whom it may concern, It is believed that whenever a person dies, a library is burned. Everyone has stories settled in their souls, and eventually, the world needs stories, but in tangible form. There is certainly some truth in this because each and every one of us haves stories woven into our DNAs, holdingRead more

7 Hacks college Fresher should know

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Even an idea of being a fresher can bring you a tsunami of thoughts and emotions – for you and your parents as well – it’ll be the beginning of a completely new phase of your life but you’ll surely be missing your school buddies that are studying in another part of the country, or world.Read more

सुख (Extract from a father’s diary)

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The bond shared between a father and his daughter is always special. The father, who is alpha of the family is also, the tough guy, both inside and outside the home, somehow loses his grim, when around his daughter. Here, we present you a heartfelt extract from father’s diary about his daughter who has been away from home toRead more

Zemblanity- The Nemesis of Serendipity

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William Boyd in his novel, Armadillo (1998), came up with an antonym for serendipity, called as zemblanity. Serendipity is the term coined by  Horace Walpole in 1754 which means pleasant discoveries by chance. On the other hand, zemblanity is “the faculty of making unhappy, unlucky and expected discoveries by design.” The novel revolves around these twin poles ofRead more