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How does clearing or not clearing the UPSC exam make you a winner or a loser? This is just one exam for a particular type of job! So what if you didn't clear it? Is everyone who is anyone doing UPSC-based jobs? What about Sachin Tendulkar, Aishwarya Rai, Bill Gates, Narendra Modi, Mary Kom? Have they all cleared the UPSC?
Ira Singhal, who made it to the headlines this year for topping the civil services examination, experienced the shocking apathy that is symptomatic of public response to accidents in India. On her way...
The disabled have been marginalised since time immemorial. This is the most dangerous form of oppression as a whole category of people are removed from useful social and economic participation. They are seen as dependents which deprives them of their right to autonomy and freedom to make choices. However, more than them it is the Indian government as well as society who "suffer" from the disability of thought, sensitivity, sensibility and vision.