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Lost Tears

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Spread the love22          22SharesAn evocative poem by Atrayee for Different Truths. Smell of my lost tearsHangs there,With the elan of a warriorAt the door ajar. Eyeing the sky deep blueScribbling my pangs on its hueDo they try to quench my pain?At an abode that far. My tears would travel perhaps,Through the woods of my ruinAnd the […]


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Empowerment and Wellbeing of African Women

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Spread the love           Many cultural customs and traditions infringe on the rights of women and children by subjecting them to abuse, in keeping with Africa’s gender equality and women’s empowerment agenda, and as part of its advocacy activities. As African women receive education and are recognised with a higher legal status, they provide their households with […]


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My Tribute to a Statesman.

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Spread the love           The poet-statesman, former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away today (Aug 16). On behalf of Different Truths, Basudeb pays him a poetic tribute. We, with people all around the world, pray that he may RIP. I invoke the MuseTo empower Atal ji to outlive evenAfter his crossing the horizon.And to make him […]


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Rain

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Spread the love           An evocative rain poem, celebrating the many shades and hues of nature, by Dr. Amrinder, exclusively for Different Truths. Raindrops drum upon my window Like a bunch of jolly drummers I cannot help but drum my fingers Merrily, on my wooden desk Raindrops tap on my window Like a tap dancers on a […]


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Steadily…Love Transcends

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Spread the love           An evocative love poem by Monika, exclusively for Different Truths. Love asks for no possession neither can it be seized;  Because it’s love, not a tenancy. No matter, you are in shards or broken,  or woven in a zillion imperfections;  Love isn’t blind, it chooses to overlook. Love is salvation, it eventually heals. […]


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Secure Your WhatsApp from DroidSheep Hijacks

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Spread the love           Cyber Security expert, Reetwika, warns us from DroidSheep hijacks on WhatsApp and gives invaluable security tips, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Do you own an Android-based smartphone? Are you a WhatsApp freak? If your answers to the above questions are both yes, then congratulations! You are highly vulnerable to DroidSheep […]


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Human Rights Justice: Who are the Torture Victims? – I

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Spread the love           Amit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) analyses role of an India based Non-Governmental Organisation working for the torture victims of marginalised groups (such as Dalits, Muslims) using novel methods of testimonial therapy – employing it for the rehabilitation of torture victims providing voice for voiceless, mobilising human rights movement by bringing narratives of injustices of […]


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In Defence of Social Media

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Spread the love           Ruchira celebrates the influx of social media sites that have made like enchantingly interesting. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. To see a World in a Grain of Sand  And a Heaven in a Wild Flower  Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand  And Eternity in an hour […]


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Unworthy Political Manoeuvrings: Where the Nation Stands Today – II

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Spread the love           In the second and final part of his political commentary, Dr. Kulmeet shows us the huge gaps between the promises and realities by the Modi-led government, in the Centre, exclusively for Different Truths.  The hopes that the slogan ‘abki baar Modi sarkar” brought along with it lie abysmally in the deep pits of polarisation, poverty, […]


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Are we not all Privileged and Unprivileged in Some Way?

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Spread the love           Ritambhara looks at the emptiness and void in the lives of the rich and pits it against the have-nots, in this verse, exclusively for Different Truths. The homeless on the roads longing for the life of a rich Little does he know, the problems the rich are facing Little does he know, the […]


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