Hi! I’m Anamika. I am a 4th year undergraduate student at IIT Kharagpur and I am a Transgender girl. If you are not aware of the term ‘transgender’, it denotes a person who is trapped in… more
India is being seen abroad as an emerging power with great economic potential despite many daunting challenges. Countries and institutions all over the world want to engage with India. Our… more
There has never been a better time to be born an Indian. Looking backthrough 5000 years, the world has never fallen into place in a more favourable way for the young in India today. At the same time, a… more
What would the Tin Man of Hijli say, if it could speak? Prof. Shyamal Chakraborty tries to figure that out in this article.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is observing its 60 years of existence this year. Sixty… more
Consider the first claim: Is it true that the IIT-JEE is a fair competition? Can anyone compete and win? Or is the game strongly rigged to favor some over others, based on socioeconomic factors that are arbitrary… more
All one needs to become a writer, in my opinion, is a strong point of view on one’s subject (whether it is cricket, politics, or the novel), a love of language and of reading, and a willingness to constantly learn and… more
Weekends in Kharagpur can be uneventful. For those whose lives aren’t largely in the digital realm, two days of relative inactivity can lead to restless boredom. Life is even more difficult for… more