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GE Series: The Labour Party

In this GE series, we sit down and understand the Labour Party in the UK. By: Michael Oatway Michael Oatway is a final year history and politics student at the University of Leicester. He has been member of the Labour party since October 2014 and has stood in local elections as well as being the … Continue reading GE Series: The Labour Party

GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote

The season of door knocking and leaflets invasion is upon us. Although it came 2 years early, its time to face the music and prepare for the 8th of June. Many international students studying in the UK don't know that they too have a right to vote. This information is never explicitly relayed to them … Continue reading GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote

The Desi Gay Affair

The revelations of the concentration camps in Chechnya has taken everyone by surprise. The anti-gay campaign is claimed to be responsible for mental and physical torture and killing of gay men. Its hard to imagine such a scenario in today's world. But the bitter truth is that we are still surrounded by social and legal … Continue reading The Desi Gay Affair

The Curious Case of India and Rape

Usually I stick to Facebook when I need to vent out or rant about things that frustrate me and boil my blood. Obviously the Bangalore Mass Molestation was my most recent trigger. However, after seeing cases like Nirbhaya, the many cases of kids getting raped and now the Bangalore incident, my thoughts and anger couldn't … Continue reading The Curious Case of India and Rape

East vs West = Marriage vs Divorce?

"Mom i'm sick" "OK" Mom i'm Divorced" "WTF Your life is OVER" I know two types of people in my life (real experience, not fictional). The first, our my maternal grandparents. I've always heard my Nani giving me advice about how i should live my life, not stop my career for any boy and do … Continue reading East vs West = Marriage vs Divorce?