Shagun Benipal

Writer by day, reader by night, Shagun is known for her love of coins, old photographs and books. She loves to share her thoughts on politics, world and space.
Triple talaq

When Women Won: Triple Talaq Now Unconstitutional In India

“Punish us if you want, but triple talaq will remain valid in India”, The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind, the leading Islamic Organization in India, proclaimed after the Supreme Court’s Ban on triple talaq. Challenging the 1400-year-old practice, the Muslim Women’s quest for equality filed seven petitions including one by a woman who was divorced through WhatsApp.
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Suicide and depression

Suicide and Depression: The Curse of Living

Mental illnesses and depression have a way of sucking the energy and colors out of life. It brings out the worst memories and uses it against you to bring you down to your knees. If not treated, it can often lead to suicide.
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India facts

15 Mind-Boggling Facts About India

“India was the motherland of our race and Sanskrit the mother of Europe’s languages. India was the mother of our philosophy, of much of our mathematics, of the ideals embodied in Christianity… of self-government and democracy. In many ways, Mother India is the mother of us all.” – Will Durant
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Vegans planet

5 Reasons Why Vegans Are Killing the Planet

There is this new hype in town that “vegans are killing the planet,” but this is quite a claim that demands a deeper analysis on what could be the possible reasons. As we all have been growing up, hearing that eating vegetables is far healthier than meat, how could it be that healthy food eaters are now defamed as the destroyers of this planet?
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Productive

9 Ways to Be More Productive

Do you remember the time you had so much to do, and you just sat in front of the TV in your PJs eating Chinese takeaway? Well, I do. It seems so easy to scroll through Instagram or Pinterest rather than sitting down and planning the whole week.
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