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Social life of a post grad in Melbourne – friends, food, hard work..

The social life of post graduates comes down to two student types – the well-to-do happy-go-lucky types and the ones who have to work hard to make it big. The first types are the rich, financially secure students whose course fees and other expenses are looked after by their elite parents. The second group are middle-class students who have no ...

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Is this the Incredible India?

We present different points of view by JAM writers; “Is it really an incredible India??” – Shweta Chaudhary Have we forgotten the scars of Bangalore? The racist attack on a young boy from Arunachal Pradesh again brought shame and despair to our so called “society of diverse culture”. And this is not something that has shocked and jolted our hearts ...

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Hair Colour Does Matter!

An exceptional case of racism in a secular, sovereign, republican, democratic country!! Just because my hair color is unique and I have “chinki” like eyes, gives a right to people to beat to death. Isn’t that just wonderful? Nido Tania, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, comes to Delhi to pursue  his studies and in turn gets beaten to death because ...

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GAP’s Ad With Indian Sikh Model Defaced

GAP the American brand of jeans, released an advertisement featuring a Sikh actor and jewellery designer Waris Ahluwalia. This ad was part of their campaign called “Make Love” featuring diverse models of several races. This poster advertisement inside a New York subway was defaced. The campaign caption had been changed from ‘Make Love’ to ‘Make Bombs’. The writer had also ...

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