The 2010s have seen the rise of authoritarian political figures, larger than life leaders have gained political powers through the masses.

Media houses and think tanks have often called Narendra Modi, Donald Trump, Viktor Orban, Recep Tayyib Erdoğan, and Jair Bolsonaro authoritarian leaders. So what is common among this lot?

A storm erupted on 2nd February when Rihanna tweeted about the ongoing farmer’s protest. Soon, Mia Khalifa, Meena Harris and Greta Thunberg supported in favour of farmer’s protests. However, what followed after that was not only bizarre but also very much telling about the Indian government and Indian celebrities.

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I saw the trailer of Netflix’s White Tiger introducing Adarsh Gourav and starring Priyanka Chopra and Rajkumar Rao. While visiting the trailer, I remembered that I had read the original book and tried recollecting it. I didn’t remember much, but I did remember that it was an easy and quick…

Andy Mukherjee’s essay on losing hope in India has generated a buzz amongst many people. I was thrilled and taken aback to read this particular essay. Here is a person born in the 70s, worked in India, became a respected journalist goes on to declare publicly on Bloomberg that he…

France’s republic is based on the principles of Liberté, égalité, fraternité or liberty, equality and fraternity. Emmanuel Macron, the French President, is facing a backlash against some Muslim-majority for allowing the publication of caricatures that insult Prophet Mohammad.

Macron’s actions have risen a debate about whether caricatures that hurt religious…

Soham Joshi

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