KICK-OFF: Why is football so prevalent in Sikkim?

The Himalayan foothills host a passionate group of people, lively and on the move at all times. One thing that an amazing number of North-Eastern people hold dear is the game of football, spending most of their evenings either playing or watching a game. The magnificence of Gangtok’s footballing arena cannot escape one’s eyes. Palzor … Continue reading KICK-OFF: Why is football so prevalent in Sikkim?

M.G. Marg is the mirror of the new Sikkimese culture.

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, most commonly known as M.G. Marg is the face of Gangtok. Carved among buildings and roads in the hill, this is a pavement filled with flora, all groomed with lights that make the place look prettier. By the day, under the blue sky and yellow sun, it almost feels like heaven, with … Continue reading M.G. Marg is the mirror of the new Sikkimese culture.

The Himalayan Gold Rush Conspiracy- Is There Gold In The Himalayas?

As I sat there on the front seat of that old bus and looked outside towards the white mountains I couldn’t help but wonder at the sheer degree to which the place had changed. The road being one of the things escaping the effects of time still remained dusty and irregular, giving a rather horrid … Continue reading The Himalayan Gold Rush Conspiracy- Is There Gold In The Himalayas?

RISE OF FEMALE TAXI DRIVERS IN SIKKIM: DESTROYING GENDER RESTRICTIONS TO JOB OPTIONS

We do not wish to open a discourse between Feminist Army and Gender Equality Pilgrims with this article. Be humanist. A common yet misleading notion pops up if you were ever to imagine a Sikkimese taxi driver. A sturdy but slightly crummy guy at his late thirties, bearing a tattooed arm, who has a soft … Continue reading RISE OF FEMALE TAXI DRIVERS IN SIKKIM: DESTROYING GENDER RESTRICTIONS TO JOB OPTIONS

Deep and The Dark Web: The darker parts of the internet.

​It all started when I was having this really nice conversation with my friend who happens to work as a software engineer for a pretty big firm, and he is basically a nerd of all things computer. We were talking about and discussing divinity, and what might have triggered the thought of a God entity. … Continue reading Deep and The Dark Web: The darker parts of the internet.