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Welcome to reason: Should new Doctors have to serve in villages first?

The very idea of ‘commandeering’ newly qualified doctors to serve in ill-equipped village clinics with harsh living and working conditions seems abhorrent

Published on 5th October 2019
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Welcome to reason: Should we broadcast our children’s foibles?

When a child cries, parents are biologically programmed to spring into action — blood pressure increases, for example, even if it’s not your kid. This perspective may strike you as melodramatic

Published on 21st September 2019
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Welcome to reason: Is it really a good idea to have a memorial tattoo?

Unfortunately, in many cases there are divorces or remarriages, with the aforementioned tattoos ‘telling their unwanted tales of changing wives or husbands’

Published on 24th August 2019
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Should the fear of violence dam campus elections? Here's a low down on how panic reactions work

Fear does strange things and I am sure we can all agree on that

Published on 10th November 2018
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Welcome to reason: Was it ok for G Parameshwara to jump the super slow Bengaluru traffic?

Thousands of commuters suffer in long traffic jams in Bengaluru every day but Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara believes he is well within his right to zip past common citizens

Published on 3rd November 2018
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Should parents have the liberty to throw out their unemployed adult children?

On May 23, 30-year old Michael Rotondo's parents went to court to evict him out of their house. Should parents have the liberty to do so?

Published on 4th June 2018
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The curious case of how a hug can be an immoral act in India

In a recent case in Kolkata, a young couple was mishandled by a group of middle-aged men for hugging in the metro. However, youngsters took to streets, demanding justice for the couple

Published on 28th May 2018
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Politicians should either learn to bite one's tongue or learn to face the media scrutiny 

The recently elected Tripura CM, Biplab Deb has been making headlines for the stupidity he has been uttering. He is one in a dime a dizen to do so. But, if we ask what for? nobody has an answer

Published on 7th May 2018
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Shouldn't girls have a greater say in their lives while choosing their life partner?

From forced marriages to marrying off when you are just 10 months old, a girl's freedom is stifled in many ways. When it comes to marriage in India, it is parents who decides their daughter's fate

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Salman Khan row: Our justice system has proven that certain people are above the law

A trial court in Jodhpur on April 4, 2018  convicted actor Salman Khan in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case and sent him to five years in prison.

Published on 12th April 2018
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CBSE exam leak: Why not punish the offenders than making the students take a retest? 

The leaking of exam papers is a perennial feature of the Indian exam scene for the last several years, causing much trauma to the students

Published on 8th April 2018
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Couples at public spaces or violence in the streets: What should be the real problem?

The recent incident in Mangaluru where villagers appealed to authorties to prevent couples from 'indecent' activities, speaks volume about how our society is unreceptive to something as simple as love

Published on 30th March 2018
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Do schools need to change their approach to homosexuality?

The school in West Bengal, which asked ten "lesbian" students to tender a written confession accepting their sexuality brings to the fore the divide between understanding and ignorance to the LGBTQ

Published on 22nd March 2018
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Call of duty: Do husbands expect wives to put everything on hold for the home?

Women in the country often ended up being overly dutiful under the tense scrutiny and pressure expected of by society

Published on 14th March 2018
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Have educators responsibilities shifted from being teachers to human shields?

Teachers are now contemplating their current role, which has strayed away from education and is now concerned with the overall well being of their students, fighting students with guns included

Published on 9th March 2018

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