Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A Critique on Reservation

The viewpoints of the primary stakeholder on the need of the quota system.

The dominant view on reservation that we usually see is of an evil that takes away the seats from the deserving candidates in favour of the reserved ones, however it mostly comprises of the voices raised from the critical end of the spectrum. This end mostly consists of the general public, people who have not been subjected to various discriminatory acts in the past.

Fest of Promises, Community of Rebellion

Fresh faced, young, and brimming with energy. A typical faccha, the quintessential nerd, comes into the hallowed grounds of IIT Delhi, willing, not only to learn, but also explore his own being, the being whose development may have been given secondary preference in the years leading up to the JEE.

Enactus: Food for Life

By Khyatti Gupta

Enactus IIT Delhi is one of the most comprehensive extra-curricular activities involving components from societal knowledge and community sensitivity to building sustainable social enterprises and management skills.

Losing Engineers

IIT Delhi, India’s premier engineering institution and a legacy in itself has braved through the winds of time for 56 years and has been going as strong as ever. Established with a vision to produce engineers and scientists of the highest calibre through education and tightly integrated with research and extension, IIT Delhi has done great so far.

The Dark Side of the Pursuit of Perfection

 

 

“Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”

 

Are intense expectations causing students to crack under pressure? Why is everyone in the rat race to reach the summit? Why is the young blood striving for perfection? Is perfection the ultimate source of one’s happiness? These are the few questions that anyone who desires to become perfect must ask themselves before they blindly set out on the path to attain this elusive entity that the society calls “perfection”.

From the Eyes of a Beholder… ‘The story of BloodConnect’

By Yatin Nihalani   

First things first. I am no experienced BloodConnect veteran who came up with the idea that eventually went on to save many lives and is now here to tell you his tale.

Avanti Fellows: Journey so far, and beyond!

By Vatsul Anand,

Just a few days back, JEE results were out. I was talking with our first batch of graduating fellows and discussing their results, which brought back a lot of memories from the past two years. 

Night before the elections @ IIT Delhi

People ask me this a number of times. What did I do a night before the elections? Did I cut any back deals? What last fringe attempts did I make to salvage my situation? How did I employ my group to maximise my chances of winning? So, what was I really doing a night before the elections.

THE DELHI DILEMMA

JUSTICE AT LAST, read the newspaper headlines. A college girl, raped by two men outside a call center finally gets justice. Chalo, finally something good in the newspaper. At last, the government realises the need to fast-track all pending cases of such horrific crimes against women to send out a message to the perpetrators. Or does it, yet?

My Experiences with SIFE

By Chetan Krishna

As one of the people who got to see ENACTUS-IIT Delhi (or SIFE as it is still fondly remembered) being built up from scratch, I must say that the chance to write this article brought back more than a little bit of nostalgia.

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