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2019 Elections…and my regret.

 8.30 AM on the 29th of April, 2019. My mom unlocks the door and comes in to the bedroom, shows me her left hand, and promptly takes a picture of her inked finger to post it on her WhatsApp status declaring, “I voted”.  That’s when it hit me; I am 18 but I did not vote! I spiraled and texted 5 of ...

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16% Candidates in Delhi have declared Criminal cases

ADR Association for Democratic Reforms is India’s independent elections watchdog. They fought long hard battles for one cause – to clean up politics, to keep criminals out. By exposing them through a simple process of law. Every candidate whether a criminal or clean, files a sworn affidavit before the election commission, in which he/she has to declare his/her criminal record, their wealth, education and things which ...

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Gareebo ki Suno, Wo Tumhari Sunega.

The Food Security Bill has been passed! At the fag end of its “regime” in India, people have seldom realized the fact that Madamji really cares about a nation which is so insecure about itself. So security in any form would surely be welcomed unhindered. Deprived people would get the benefit of subsidized cereals and pulses, which is…. great. I ...

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Ballot Talk

Delhi University is all set for another battle of the ballot. Everyone involved in student politics or activism can talk only about the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) election. Kunal Malhotra reports. As the facchas and the lucchas settle down in the new academic year, its time for the most anticipated event of the first half of the session. The ...

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