Cricket is a religion in India.
This is what we say and believe in, although never thought it would be taken a tad too literally. Referring to the recent issue in NIT Srinagar, the loss of India in the semi-finals of the T20 world cup hit the country harder than predicted. The rift between India and Pakistan is highlighted in many matters across the country,but in a sensitive place like Kashmir, this is something inherent that takes place every day. Which is why this cricket match served as the initiation for something much bigger.
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.
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?
By Shreya Rajpal,
Welcome, to the most important four years of your life. For most of you, your college years are going to shape your personality and show you shades of yourself you didn’t know existed. So buckle up your seatbelts, because the roller coaster has just begun!
“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”.