Author: Aaditya Shrivastava

Neta Ji Subhash Chandra Bose, Erased From History

During my school days, I used to be extremely excited on 14th November i.e. Children’s day, which happens to be Jawahar Lal Nehru’s birthday too. Almost every school hosts big celebrations on this day. From distributing sweets to mega cultural events, Children’s day is a day of great festivities. The overall effect of the great […]

LIGO Gravitational Wave Detector to be built in India by 2025

Somak Raychaudhary, an astrophysicist and the director of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, said that the location for the new LIGO detector has been finalized and the acquisition has started, which speaks volumes about the seriousness of the government regarding this project. First, let us understand about LIGO and Gravitational waves […]

Jignesh Mevani: The New Darling of Indian Media

In the year 2004 when young Rahul Gandhi entered Indian politics by contesting from Amethi in Loksabha election, he was the apple of the eye of an Indian media. Media put all their energy in projecting Rahul Gandhi as a natural politician and the rightful heir to the Nehru Gandhi dynasty and as someone who’ll […]

1 Rocket, Every Month: ISRO’s New Year Resolution

From MOM orbital mission to 100+ Simultaneous Satellites launch to Reusable Launch Vehicle program, It appears that Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is on a roll. Their new Year resolution looks pretty exciting. It seems that the unparalleled feat of launching 104 satellites wasn’t enough to satiate the technological appetite of ISRO, so now they […]

ISRO’s RLV has the Potential to change Indian Satellite Launch system

Back in 2013, when I watched the academy award winning movie Gravity, I was awestruck by the beautiful depiction of space science via a cinematic medium, The Production Team of the movie used realistic special effects to capture the intrinsic details of the cosmos. There was a huge buzz about the film’s budget, which was […]

Finally! A Big Big Win for Little Girls, Thank you Supreme Court

Supreme Court outlined in a verdict recently that sexual intercourse by a man with his minor wife under the age of 18 will be a crime, and will be considered as rape. Supreme Court started discussing on this issue after advocate Gaurav Agrawal representing NGO “Independent Thought” filed the Public Interest Litigation(PIL). NGO’s concern was […]

Can One Indian Liberal Do what these Liberals of Denmark have done?

Finally, long debated issue of banning Burqa has come to an end with a consensus in Denmark’s parliament bringing all political parties to almost on a common page, where all parties collectively have planned to ban burqa. However, this ban is termed as a ban on masking rather than a ban on religious clothing as […]