Taruka is on a GREAT scholarship pursuing her MA in Sports Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She was awarded the 'Most Inspirational Female student' by her University. She represented India at the Asian Games China 2010. She is currently on a work experience with Manchester United Football Club. She is a Girl Rising Ambassador. Freelancer for UNICEF. She is also a Former assistant writer to Film-maker, Subhash Ghai. She has previously interned with BBC, BJP, TOI and Sportskeeda.com.
II belong to the millennial generation, and we are widely considered as lazy, unproductive and narcissistic. It's time to prove that's a crass generalisation and work more on our self-image than that...
Bigotry comes in all shapes and sizes and in the UK it comes in the form of Theresa May. As if life wasn't tough enough for Indian students already, Mrs. May decided to drop on us her policies of bare...
A dilapidated 10x10 sq ft shanty situated in darkness below a flight of stairs leading to Marine Lines Station, in urban Mumbai, is the residence of Devinder Walmiki, currently in the Indian hockey squad for Rio 2016. His story and that of his brother Yuvraj exposes the cavalier treatment and dismal conditions that our players are subjected to despite winning laurels for the country.
There's an old adage which says, "Don't teach students what to think, instead teach them how to think"-- this is the aim of the Madhya Pradesh Vigyan Sabha's schooling project for children of the Bharia tribe.
Illiteracy, regressive social customs and poverty... Every single one of the reasons cited by Maneka Gandhi to explain why 'the concept of marital rape cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context' are actually good arguments for the government to go ahead and criminalize it.
My brother and I were brought up by our mother after my parents split up. Since I was eight years old, my relatives would advise me, "You need to be the man of the house and take care of your mother." Therefore, when I used to go for my tennis practice, I would literally beg my coach to allow me to play with the boys and not the girls. I switched from Barbies to car-racing video games...
First and foremost, I was delighted to hear about Kanhaiya Kumar's interim bail. However, I was deeply disappointed by the speech he gave upon his return to the JNU campus. I had been expecting him to act responsibly and to clarify that 'anti-national' slogans are not acceptable, not on the JNU campus nor anywhere else.
In the wake of the suicide of Hyderabad University student Rohith Vemula and the JNU controversy soon after, HRD Minister Smriti Irani has been facing plenty of heat. And then came her fiery speech in Parliament, where she got the opposition in a flap. So, here's the big question: did Smriti Irani fool everyone or did she school them?
I am an active member of the BJP member and have worked for the party. I am also affiliated with the RSS/Durga Vahini. I have worn a T-shirt with INDIA written on the back when I represented my country at the Asian Games in China and I understand the pride and honour connected to it. This piece of information was important to enlighten you with regard to my stand. So what's my stand? I stand against the arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar.