Audi Alteram Partem

If you’re a student at NLUD, two questions probably cross your mind before you ever express an opinion: Will the Modi government arrest me for this? Will my classmates lynch me for this? We like to portray ourselves as flag bearers of freedom. We’ve read J.S. Mill, we’ve quoted the majority in Obergefell v. Hodges…

Movie Review: After Life

If you could take only one memory with you to the afterlife, what would it be? This simple question forms the basis for Hirokazu Koreeda’s Japanese film After Life. The movie is set in that limbo period between life and the afterlife. Before progressing to the afterlife, each person who dies arrives at a facility…

Phir Bhi Dil Nahin Hai Hindustani

Sundar Pichai, who was relatively unknown until a few days ago, has shot to fame all in one blog post by Larry Page. Make no mistake, being named the next CEO of Google is no small feat and most certainly deserves most of the headlines it has gotten. But does it deserve all the India…

Of Perspectives and Vacuums

It was a cloudy Sunday in June, just like any other. I sat across the table from Sahay, poking at my ice cream sundae and discussing life, love and everything else with him. He pointed to his shorts and told me that’s how he walked into the startup office he was interning at. I remember…

Bematlab ki Bakwaas

 “Mann jaa ve… mainu shopping kara de Mann jaa ve… romantic picture dikha de”  Go the lyrics of Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan, a popular Bollywood song you have no doubt heard at some point in the past couple of months. But somewhere between mechanically repeating the words to these item numbers and dancing (read: aggressive pelvic thrusting)…