Aristotle lays the foundations for his political theory in his writings of ‘Politics Book I’ by arguing that the ‘polis’ or polis, and political rule are “natural”. His argument begins with a historical account of the development of polis out of simpler communities. First, individual human beings combined in pairs because they could not exist apart from as they had to reproduce. Then subsequently, a household arose, then a village emerged from many households coming together to serve daily needs and finally, a polis, or “the complete community”, which comes into existence for the sake of life, and exists for…


A 1996 USA study suggested that girls begin to lose self-confidence because they believe that men possess more intelligence in the technological fields.

Isn’t that a worrying thought?

So while the statistics have improved for women in various career fields over the past few decades, especially in the last one owing to the numerous women-centric drives such as #TimesUp, #MeToo, and the movement to reduce the gender pay gap, there is still a long way to go for the effects of these to reflect in the area of women in STEM. …


Several decades ago, Saudi Oil Minister Sheikh Yamani gained recognition for his insight into global development by saying “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.”

Quite similarly, today, we live in what many call the Information Age, and we are in absolutely no danger of running out of information, particularly in data form. There is a general perception that we are overwhelmed with data, making the ability to store, process, analyze, interpret, consume, and act upon that data a primary concern. For large-scale…


Our presence itself is a product of science and nature joining forces to bring about new lives into existence. Had the atmosphere of Earth not been suitable or had science not developed at a pace fast enough to combat the various epidemics, we as a species might have been wiped out completely. Thus, human growth depends on scientific and technological developments. Today, when we are dreaming about commercializing space travels and searching for signs of life on Mars, aren’t we forgetting about the well-being of our planet Earth herself?

The Industrial Revolution that started sometime in the middle of the…

Kavya Gupta

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