Ai Weiwei, the man who tethered despotism into pieces through art

Press freedom in society perhaps received its most uncompromising criticism in the hands of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Fortunately or unfortunately, the narrative has not yet lost into the oblivion and is still pertinent to our contemporary society where state-controlled media is actively used to spread propaganda and to spoon feed ideologies. A 61-year-old Chinese …

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Swachh Bharat’s Success: Better Community Participation for a Modern India

Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Indore emerged as the cleanest city as Modi proudly claimed that it has transformed into a ‘people’s movement’. Reportedly, it was argued that the ‘abhiyaan’ would have the power to eradicate infectious diseases and premature deaths and provide its rural India with basic amenities like sanitation services, education on personal hygiene …

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