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Dear Delhi, Opportunity has knocked twice, use it well Dear Citizens of Delhi, A lot of people say that opportunity does not knock twice. You are all lucky that history and the globe is conspiring to give you another chance, a golden one. Today you have the potential to shun the corrupt and adopt the honest, shun the communal and divisive and adopt the one that talks your agenda. You have a chance to define politics without the word dirty. You have a chance

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A Forgotten Land – Letter From North East

Tucked in the farthest corner off the country, lies a region endowed with natural beauty and resources like no other part of the country. Still India’s North East is suffering from a paradox of sorts. Although rich in minerals such as oil, coal and uranium, the region has been plagued by chronic poverty and violence. All this has given a rise to a sense of alienation to the people of the region. Faced with constant

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विषधर मनुष्य

विषधर बहुत ख़तरनाक होता है क्योंकि उसमें विष क़ा भंडार होता है इसलिए हम सदा उससे बहुत दूर रहा करते हैं पर ये बात और है की अपने इलाज के लिए उसके विष का उपयोग करते हैं ।   विषधर तो कभी-कभी और वो भी जब कोई उसे छेड़ता है तब ही उसे काटता है और उसी की जान लेता है हमारे समाज में तो अनेक विषधर हैं जिन्हें हम महान कहते हैं वो सब

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18 जनवरी – खिरकी एक्सटेंशन की सच्चाई

मालवीय नागर विधासभा क्षेत्र के खिरकी एक्सटेंशन इलाके में बड़ी संख्या में विदेशी मूल के लोग रहते है. इनमे से कुछ जिश्म्फरोशी और ड्रग्स जैसे कार्यो में लिप्त है. देर रात नशे में धुत लोगो के बिच मारपीट उस इलाके में एक आम बात थी. वहा के स्थानीय लोगो ने इस विषय में पुलिस से कई बार शिकायत की लेकिन कारवाही कभी नहीं हुई. लोगो ने स्थानीय जनप्रतिनिधियों तक भी इस समस्या के लिए कई

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कच्ची कली

यह कितनी कोमल और भली है क्योंकि अभी यह कच्ची कली है इसका काम अभी तो बढ़ना बनकर फूल अभी तो खिलना रहने दो इसे अभी यों ही इसे अभी और है सजना होकर बड़ी एक दिन यह स्वतः फूल बन जायेगी बनकर फूल सुगंधित यह फिर दुनिया को महकायेगी या फिर कोई चुन लेगा इसको और यह धागे में पिरोई जायेगी फिर पड़कर किसी माला में यह किसी गले का हार बन जायेगी या

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#BetterDemocracy: भारत में लोकतंत्र

भारत दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा लोकतांत्रिक देश है| भारतीय संविधान के अनुसार लोकतंत्र में जनता की, जनता के द्वारा, जनता के कल्याण के लिए सरकारें होती हैं |परंतु भारतीय सरकारें ऐसी नहीं हैं |यहाँ की चुनावी प्रणाली में भी कमियाँ हैं|यहाँ सांसद और विधायक जो सरकारें बनाते हैं उनका मत प्रतिशत कुल मतदाताओं का औसतन 25-30 ही होता है| सत्ता में आने के लिए नेता मनी, मसल्स और मीडिया का खुलकर दुरुपयोग करते हैं| सांसद

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Hum Gundey hai…

It was a month end. Time to collect payoff. A busy day had almost ended. He was playing his favorite 3 patti, listening to radio with his business partners, Sahil and Boxer Chotu. This dark, dingy and smoke-filled garage, with a bulb, a table and few chairs was the place where the  monthly collection got stacked up. The lone bulb lit up their faces partially. The money coming in will be used to keep top

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#BetterDemocracy: Malala Yousafzai is an icon for the XBox generation

Malala Yousafzai…From being known as a “Pakistani girl shot by Taliban” for propagating against Islam and Islamic forces(thats what the Taliban claims) to being the youngest Nobel Prize laureate at a mere age of 17!!!.. Her journey was not easy. Swat valley set amid terror, grief, fear though it has got scenic beauties; where patriarchy rules and daughters are brought up only to become faithful and devoted wives; where birth of a baby girl aroused

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#BetterDemocracy- Policy Paralysis in Legalization of Prostitution in India

As the National Commission for Women (NCW) official Lalitha Kumaramangalam raised the issue of legalizing prostitution, mobilization of public debates in favor of this proposition gained momentum. It is being argued that creating a legal framework for regulating prostitution will prevent trafficking and improve the health conditions of workers and clients which might curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Legalizing prostitution will ensure that sex workers enjoy the basic rights in a democratic

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Death of a family

I stared at my little brother as he sat in one corner of his room crying, as if our parents had died. But our parents were in the next room. That’s why he stuffed the curtain in his mouth so that his sobs don’t reach the next room. Daddy would have hit him harder. Already his face was covered with bruises. A punishment for failing in the exam. That was the crime my little brother

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