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SOURAV RAINA

Marketeer, Writer

Student of IIM-C| Marketeer| Writer| Thinker| Philosopher| Learner|

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Assam Is Drowning But No One Cares

Ceaseless rains and massive floods have affected 1.5 million people in 17 districts. More than 50 people have died. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, more than 92,000 people have sought refuge in about 240 camps and 92,820 hectares of crop areas have been destroyed. As Assam struggles to breathe, there are no outpourings of support on Twitter, no heart-wrenching Facebook posts, no front page news.
11/09/2015 7:46 PM IST

Irom Sharmila: The Invisible Heroine

Welcome to India, the world's largest democracy! Here is a woman who has been fasting for a cause for the past 15 years and nobody really cares. Yes, you heard it right - 15 years! It is her conscience, her unwavering convictions that have made her the "Iron Lady of Manipur". Irom Sharmila is like droplets of water trickling into a solid rock. With her silent, resilient and persistent efforts, this frail woman has made a dent, and a solid one at that.
13/08/2015 3:46 PM IST