Maneesha Tripathi

Maneesha Tripathi is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science. She can be reached via email at: tripathi.maneesha89 [at]

Why Men Should be Men?

While watching an interview of a movie actor, I was struck by something said. He was asked, “what is it that he likes most about women?” He replied, “their warmth, their love, and the way they care and so on.” Then he was asked the same question about men, to which he gave an interesting reply. He said, “Men are ...

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A City with a Vibrant Nightlife is a City with a Safer Nightlife

Back in September, Yuva Sena president, Aaditya Thackeray submitted a proposal to Mumbai’s municipal authorities to keep open shops, eateries, chemists and milk services 24×7. [Link] This makes good economic sense since India’s service sector is no longer in-sync with a conventional work day. So it is natural that support services such as eateries would adapt to a new business ...

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Enough With the Reservation

Reservation, or affirmative action, is a topic which invariably generates controversy, whether one supports it or opposes it. I would like to give my opinion on this issue by posing a question: Have we failed the Constitution, or has the Constitution failed us? For me it is clearly the former. The intent of the constitution makers behind the policy of ...

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