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Name: Vinita Johorey
Date registered: February 7, 2014

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  1. INDIA VOTES — May 13, 2014
  2. Do you have an Opinion? … Express it! — April 11, 2014
  3. Understanding Why General Awareness is Important — March 11, 2014
  4. I Know Myself — February 13, 2014

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OUR DEMOCRACY As the world’s largest democracy goes to polls, the noisy cacophony that is India shows the world how it is done! Universal adult suffrage unlike any other, straddling religions, regions, education and caste….. 815 million voters who decide who forms government in Delhi. A logistical wonder, the Indian General Elections are watched by …

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Do you have an Opinion? … Express it!

Arvind Kejriwal squats outside Krishi Bhavan to make a point. He heckles the Home ministry and incites the common man to do the same. Agree with this style of functioning? Reject it outright…? In either case, you have an opinion. Sachin Tendulkar retires…you have a point to make! Rahul Gandhi makes a speech….you have lots …

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Understanding Why General Awareness is Important

“The Doctrine of Lapse” is a phrase I vaguely remember. It was in my History lesson of class VIII or  IX. The definitions of Fjords and Interlocking Spurs were taught around then, as well.  The symbol of Silver from my Chemistry class, the diagram of the digestive system, the underlying thought behind Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Where …

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I Know Myself

I know myself better than anyone else. After all, I have been living with myself my whole life. My highs and lows, joys and sorrows have been mine to experience and feel. There is nothing surprising or new that I can now discover about myself. Talking to a stranger about me is easy as a …

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