Kunal Sangwan

13 POSTS
Trying to justify his existence.
Last week, the Indian U-17 football team supposedly registered a 2-0 victory over their Italian counterparts, unleashing a chain of celebrations in the vibrant Indian football circles. Adulation poured in from each walk of life, with actors to even...
In 1327, the Sultan Muhammad Bin Tughlaq less than successfully repelled what would be the final Mongol attack on India, part of the failed 116-year campaign to conquer the Sultanate that had been surprisingly devoid of the leadership of...
On Monday, centrist politician Emmanuel Macron emerged victorious over conservative Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections, with a decisive triumph that saw him gather 66.1% of the votes compared to opponent's measly 33.9%. Macron, at 39, is France's...
The recently concluded MCD elections seemed to foreshadow the demise of the AAP for many, with each of those with such an opinion proliferating it with great conviction. But away from the, frankly, mindless contemplation and speculation about the fate...
The 1st of May has, for 57 years, facilitated unbridled celebrations about belonging to Maharashtra. Yet, it has also seen the importance of a group that not only facilitated the existence of Maharashtra Day, but the very state itself,...
Ever since Evan Spiegel's start-up came out with its decision to go public this year, a barrage of problems has hampered its growth and maintenance, the most damaging has only worsened in the past few months - plagiarism. In July,...
Almost a month after they started, protests against the incumbent government in Romania refuse to die down and Bucharest remains under the shroud of the biggest public demonstrations in the nation since the fall of communism and infamous dictator...
Almost a week after it took place, North Korean elite Kim Jong-nam's murder at the Kuala Lumpur airport remains shrouded in mystery. Once the heir to North Korea's dictatorship, Kim had been waiting to board a flight to Macau,...
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has captured the imaginations of those around the world who wish to eliminate the more deplorable facets of their societies through extremely hardliner methods, and though it might seem harmless to the...
For a movement that was almost eradicated four decades ago, Naxalism managing to hold a place in Indian textbooks is nothing short of an achievement, especially considering it was formulated based upon lofty ambition, not much different from the...
It’s no secret that rationality and the Pakistani government have nothing do with each other whatsoever, but now it appears that not only has incumbent Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s administration managed to get on the Indian right-wing’s nerve, but...
The heated dispute over the Kaveri River has divided the populations of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for more than two centuries, and to an extent that each generation of people alive in those states today have witnessed crisis come...