Do you English?

-Balvinder Sangwan During the past few months, there has been a lot of controversy regarding the CSAT Paper in the UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam. A section of the aspirants are protesting against the inherent bias that is present in the examination structure against the vernacular-medium students. The protests made me realize that whether this…

Pitter Patter

Finally the rain has arrived to give us a respite from the scorching heat. And frankly, nothing beats watching it rain with some very good music. We have compiled a list of rain-themed songs and other music that we feel like listening to as it pours. Tell us about the songs you feel like listening…

Film of the Week: ANGOOR (1982)

Veda Handa (Cinema Club) Director: Gulzar Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Deven Verma, Moushmi Chatterjee, Deepti Naval, Aruna Irani, T.P. Jain Year: 1982 Language: Hindi Run time: 141 minutes Once upon time, long long before Sajid Khan took upon himself the task of adapting Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors into the nauseating Humshakals, there lived a genius named…

The Hunting Party: Where is the magic?

Linkin Park’s new album, The Hunting Party, released on 13th June, 2014. Described by the band as a pure rock record, the album significantly differs from their sound in their last two albums (A Thousand Suns and Living Things), more similar to their debut album, Hybrid Theory or perhaps the grittier tracks in Minutes to…

After the Clouds Have Gone

In mera Bharat mahaan, there’s always one artistic work or the other in the news for being deemed incongruous with religious sentiments, Indian tradition, morality or another of those heavy words no one seems to grasp with great clarity. In the midst of all this is the story collection Angaare that has done the rounds…

Freshers’ Talent Hunt

The Freshers’ Talent Hunt is always a highly anticipated event on campus. May it be displaying a first year’s amazing talents or spotting some fresh meat for “positive interaction” coughs, it is a jovial time for everyone and always witnesses a high turnout. The freshers’ this year did not disappoint one bit. The evening started…