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Where is the Scientific Temper in India gone?

   Article 51A(h)- “[It shall be the duty of every citizen of India] To develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.” Out of the ten Fundamental Duties of every Indian citizen mentioned in the 42nd Amendment Act of the Indian Constitution, 1976, the abovementioned duty has been treated with woeful negligence. With the arsenal of disinformation getting stronger by the day, especially with the rise of artificial intelligence to the cultural lexicon, bad actors are laying pseudoscientific larvae in the stagnant pools of society. The only way to escape from the bite of the blood-thirsty mosquitoes that inevitably metamorphose is by repelling them with scientific scepticism. 

5 Ways to deal with hate speech on social media

Social media is a golden platform for connecting people and allowing them to network, share news and air their personal opinions. Unfortunately, it is often also filled with negativity. One such negative aspect of social media is hate speech. Hate speech incites violence, intolerance and toxicity. Its scale and impact are now amplified by new communications technologies. Hate speech has become one of the most common ways of spreading divisive rhetoric on a global scale, threatening peace around the world.

Nepotism In India

Animosity towards nepotism has again revived due to the untimely demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a vivid and successful Bollywood star. People were taken back when they got to know about this tragedy. Who knew someone who had it all was going through so much that the only choice he had was to take his life. Such is the condition of the industry that is Bollywood. This malady is for the outsiders who have no acting or film industry links. This is not limited in Bollywood but also in almost all areas of importance.