Posts by: Shatakshi Dwivedi

-June 28, 2019

As the film Kabir Singh sparks off a huge debate among film fans and feminists on an entitled hero treating a woman as property, we turn the spotlight on abusive relationships in real life “Yeh meri bandi hai, isse koi haath nai lagaayega (This is my girl, nobody is going to even touch her).” This […]

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-June 21, 2019

Doctors face the wrath of relatives when their patient dies, even if it was not due to negligence. The recent physical attacks on junior doctors in Kolkata opened a can of worms “Patients treat us like God, but they forget that medical science has its own limitations. Human beings are not immortal, and there still […]

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-June 13, 2019

The fee hike by private institutions can become a political issue as agitating students find the Kejriwal government unresponsive to their cries for help Arbitrary hikes in school and college fee can become a major election issue when the Delhi Assembly polls are held next year. The Aam Aadmi Party had promised students that there […]

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-May 24, 2019

Growing up with a father in the grip of an addiction he is always trying to hide, leaves deep scars on the psyche. Even when the inevitable end comes, there is no closure “Go see where your father is, we are getting late for the movie,” my mother said. Frantically, I looked for him everywhere. […]

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-May 16, 2019

The killing of a cow can lead to a communal flashpoint in our country — even if the incident is a result of personal rivalry A cow is killed. What could be the possible course of action in any other country? Lodge a case against the perpetrator for animal cruelty. But we have it different […]

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-May 10, 2019

A recent study revealed that butchers are at a higher risk of infections. A peek into their everyday routine to understand how they cope with such occupational hazards They spend their lives amid butchered meat, stacked in piles around them or hanging on iron hooks. It is a profession that involves slaughter and bloodshed. Not […]

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-April 19, 2019

Big hospitals in city have an efficient waste disposal system in place. However, many small medical facilities have not fallen in line, citing difficulties On April 10, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) issued an ultimatum to non-bedded healthcare facilities to comply by April 25 with Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, which require all hospitals to […]

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-March 28, 2019

Cases of child depression are on the rise, owing to several factors that have taken kids away from positive habits. This is of concern to parents and teachers Arpana Narayan, a 34-year-old entrepreneur, waits in the lobby as her son goes inside the counsellor’s room for his third therapy session. Aarav, 11-year-old, has been struggling […]

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