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Posts published in April 2014

The Times They Are A-Changin’

Saba discusses Zaitoon's future (or lack of one), and the proposed changes to the eateries on campus, with the new Hostel Affairs Secretary.

Rahul, Modi, Kejriwal — Where is the Left?

"The relevance of the Left in terms of creating alternatives have to be perceived by the people for bringing a change that would affect the aam aadmi and the poor of this country." As part of T5E's Op-Ed series on the national elections, Deepak Johnson, M. Akhil and Pratheesh Prakash write on the Left parties."

Isliye Modi: On the BJP and Narendra Modi

The Modi administration in Gujarat has been clean, and has a focus on economic development -- something that the nation needs badly as it comes out of a corruption-hit five-year-long UPA reign.

Manifesto Review – G Sree Satwik, SAC Speaker (2013-14)

'Satwik stated in his manifesto that his mission was to effect substantial changes in the institute, contribute to student welfare by identifying their problems and suitably address them through the Student Affairs Council. He also wished to ensure that SAC meetings are publicized extensively, efficiently managed and its members are involved to a greater extent.'

Satwik stated in his manifesto that his mission was to effect substantial changes in the institute, contribute to student welfare by identifying their problems and suitably address them through the Student Affairs Council. He also wished to ensure that SAC meetings are publicized extensively, efficiently managed and its members are involved to a greater extent.

UPA: Selling Itself Short

It has been called a great moment of rage. With over 800 million eligible voters, more than 100 million of whom would be voting for the first time -- half the population being under 24 -- the 2014 general election places unprecedented power in the hands of the nation's youth. But India has rarely been more divided with conflicting ideas and visions for the way ahead. What course the life of the nation takes will be decided by us. But will we vote, and will we exercise that power responsibly?

T5E brings you a series of Op-Eds on the major political parties/coalitions to help you decide.

In this article, Sanjith Gopalakrishnan writes on the UPA.

AAP: New Kid on the Block

It has been called a great moment of rage. With over 800 million eligible voters, more than 100 million of whom would be voting for the first time -- half the population being under 24 -- the 2014 general election places unprecedented power in the hands of the nation's youth. But India has rarely been more divided with conflicting ideas and visions for the way ahead. What course the life of the nation takes will be decided by us. But will we vote, and will we exercise that power responsibly?

T5E brings you a series of Op-Eds on the major political parties/coalitions to help you decide.

In this article, P. K. Adithya writes on the Aam Aadmi Party.

On SPIC MACAY: An Interview with the Founder

"What is your message to IIT Madras students?

You are much brighter and sharper than we were as students in IIT. But there are two things which you are lacking: a little bit of patience and a little bit of faith. The basic premises on which most of the great thought processes are developed have been these two."

Shruti Badole interviews Dr. Kiran Seth, the founder of SPIC MACAY.

Live Levitation Sessions at IITM

The Swami has expressed his willingness to conduct weekly levitation sessions for the residents of the campus: “IIT Madras has an environment that is naturally conducive to such awakening. The banyan trees around campus are nodal points of spiritual vibrations.”