Tag: history

Operation Vijay: The Road to Victory 5 (11)

“Yeh dil mange more”, the slogan by Captain Batra which translates to “My heart wishes for more,” carried on its legacy by featuring in many campaigns and still resonates with the spirit of the ‘Jawans’ of our nation. Chanting “Durga Mata ki Jai” (All Hail Goddess Durga), Captain Vikram Batra, fired relentlessly till he took […]

Book Review: Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind 5 (1)

Astounding. Insightful. Page-turner. That’s how I’d describe this book. The nearly-500-page book ‘Sapiens’ written by Yuval Noah Harrari, a historian and professor, is a comprehensive package of extremely interesting observations and appalling facts about who human beings are, how they came to be what they are today and what their future might have in store […]

Racism 4.1 (36)

‘Racism’ is a widely prevalent characteristic of the world, which refers to how people are discriminated against based on colour, caste, gender and religion. People that are dark-skinned, lower caste or women are treated brutally. Why are dark-skinned not allowed to wear clothes of their choice? Why can’t they live life on their terms? Why […]