Newspapers: The Next Endangered Species?

It is an open secret that newspapers are in dilemma in this digital age. Readership has declined and so has circulation. If the global scenario is to be observed, it is seen that hundreds of newspapers have closed down and many have gone bankrupt due to numerous ominous circumstances like deficiency of readership, lack of …

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Indian Elections: A Magnanimous Affair

(This is a short essay on the topic "Indian Elections: A Magnanimous Affair With Its Own Pros And Cons" written for a college project.) India is the largest democratic country in the world and it has also been the most successful democratic country so far. India has a permanent constitutional body, the Election Commission of …

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National Unity And Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

“Your goodness is impediment in your way. So let your eyes be red with anger and try to fight injustice with an iron hand." – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, while addressing people in Bardoli, 12th March 1928. India is a land of diverse communities. The diversity of this land has existed since time immemorial. Travellers from …

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Few Things To Remember For A Better Diwali

Diwali is coming... 1. When you shop and come back avoid talking about your purchases in the rickshaw/taxi in which you travel. The driver will feel bad because he can't buy the same for his kids. 2. When you burst firecrackers, give some to your watchman so that he can give it to his kids. You dont …

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10 MUST KNOWs About India’s Mars Orbiter Mission

“…ISRO’s general philosophy is cost effectiveness. The Russians look for robustness and the Americans go after optimization. Our aim at ISRO was how do we get to Mars on a budget.”  -Kopillil Radhakrishnan, Chairman of ISRO    Today, the 24th day of September 2014, India joined the elite group of countries which have their satellites …

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Is India REALLY Independent? Think Again!

Today is India’s 67th Independence Day. Let me wish you all a very Happy Independence Day! On this date, we achieved our independence from the hands of the British. As a free nation, we have come a long way in the past years. We have advanced and developed more than many other countries freed from …

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What leads to price rise in India?

Price rise and inflation have become very common terms today. Every now and then, we keep hearing these terms, be it in the radio, news channels or in the newspaper headlines. But what do they actually mean? And why do they occur? Is it always right to criticise the government for price rise or inflation?   …

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Is Media Lowering The Level Of Public Debate?

  “Whoever controls the media controls the mind.” – Jim Morrison Before discussing about media, let us have a brief look at what media is. Media is the medium or way to reach a large audience by mass communication. Media can be divided into four main categories- Broadcast media: Includes radio, television, recorded music, films etc. …

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Understanding ‘The Kejriwal Phenomena’

Arvind Kejriwal- The most happening phenomena in India today. Well, he formed a new political party and became the chief minister of Delhi within a very short period, dethroning its predecessor who had ruled it from 3rd December 1998 to 28th December 2013— more than fifteen years. The Aam Aadmi had promised a lot to …

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