The World of Sculptures

“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.”, said Michelangelo Buonarroti, who is regarded as the most popular Italian sculptor of the High Renaissance. Studying about the Humanist movement in 14th century Europe during History class or reading the “Easy like Sunday Morning”…

Different, Not Less.

“Just looking at me, you don’t know that I am different. But what you don’t see is that I am disabled. I have an invisible disability.” That is what Keegan Williams, a high schooler from California, wrote about suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Theoretically, Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder which includes a broad range…

Laws via Ordinances: When Necessary?

Today wasn’t an ordinary day. Well, it was pretty much like any other day but what made it different was that I woke up to the news that our Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has promised to repeal the three Farm Laws in the upcoming Parliamentary session, more than a year after they had been…

Auroville- A Utopian Dreamland?

All of us have, without a doubt, thought about this scenario: What would it be like to live in a world without religion? A world without any sort of politics? A world where there’s no paper and coin currency? Do we call such life almost utopian? I was beyond shocked to find that such a…

Does this well really lead to Hell?

Superstitions from mankind’s past have stayed around to a point that they have almost become a part of life now. All of us are sure to have come across some or the other crazy superstitions that seem to hold no probable significance but we always see people adhering to them, and that makes us want…

Drenched in oil.

James Buchan, a Scottish novelist, once said, “A century ago, petroleum-what we call oil- was just an obscure commodity; today it is almost as vital to our existence as water.” In 1859, Edwin Drake became the first person to successfully drill into an oil well, which led to the birth of the modern petroleum industry….

Save the planet! We really have no more excuses.

Let’s face it. Climate change is very real. No matter how much we debate on its implications, we can simply see the effects now, right in front of our eyes. We are living the change, breathing through it; And the whole ‘whether humans did it or not’ debacle ends right here because the Intergovernmental Panel…

It’s ACTUALLY real !!

Whenever we come across the word ‘health’, most of us consider it in the physical context. However, Dr. Brock Chisholm, the first Director General of the World Health Organisation, in 1954, declared that “without mental health, there can be no true physical health”. This stands very correct, especially in the present environment, when the world…

What it is like to take the toughest exam in the world!!

With exams coming up, a lot of us have been feeling the pressure and seeing a stack of books all around does not really act as a calming factor anymore. Just like any other day filled with countless attempts on pomodoro sessions and motivating post-it notes plastered on the walls around me, i came across…