War doesn’t fetch glory, war is not pretty. War is brutal. And Nolan’s Dunkirk sticks that reality into your eye. Continue reading History Never Teaches Us The Monstrosity Of War…
Has India’s quantitative expansion of its higher education system failed to qualitatively discover itself? Continue reading Why India Needs Good Social Scientists
By Newspapers, I don’t mean your own columns. Also, Historians might just save your future. Ok work done for the day. Continue reading Dear Mr. Chetan Bhagat, At Least Read The Newspaper Before Cracking A Joke!
A few years ago, a dear friend of mine and I had a very heated debate on the topic of caste based reservation. While my friend attributed reservation as a right thing, I kept arguing on the negative aspects on … Continue reading Caste, Reservation and where we (The General Category) go wrong
College life, for all of us, is our first step towards independence, our first flow into adulthood. Growing up on quintessential Karan Johar movies, my perception of college life was pretty much about handsome boys, large campuses, and mushy romance. … Continue reading Why studying in a girls college is the best thing that happened to me in my life
For the past 7 months, I have been studying outside my country, in a place far, far foreign to my own. While living in India, living outside, studying outside – all seemed like a gateway to a wonderful life which I … Continue reading Going Abroad- Is it that easy?
“I want to follow my passion”, I remember telling my parents 8 years ago, when I completed my secondary school examinations. And my passion was Humanities, a subject I always loved and which loved me back. I was never very … Continue reading How hard is it to follow your passion?
In 2011, there was an uproar in Delhi University, when an academic article by linguist A.K Ramanujan (no, this is not the mathematician), was removed from the B.A Program course, because it hurt ‘religious sentiments’. The article was called, ‘300 … Continue reading Learning to learn, and manipulating education.
A statement I have to constantly hear when I tell people I read History in college is – How do you manage to remember so many dates? Not that I am judging anyone, but I sometimes wonder why History is … Continue reading History?! Really?! Why?!