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How instant gratification is causing nothing but eternal unhappiness in the young and the restless

Dr Vijay Nagaswami, psychiatrist and relationship expert says that over-dependence on social media has made it easier for young people to get depressed.
on Nov 5, 2015

Charlie Hebdo Attack: In support of the freedom to express

Terrorist attacks against the French satirical paper only confirm one thing: the world isn't ready for complete freedom of expression—but it needs to be.
on Jan 9, 2015

The 10 most popular stories on The Alternative in 2014

A look back at some of 2014's most popular stories on The Alternative.
on Dec 22, 2014

Hudhud Heroes: How a tech-savvy government, citizens, and social media are bringing Vizag back to its feet

Tejaswini Pagadala, an employee in the AP CMO, talks about how the scale of digital and on-ground operations mounted in the wake of Cyclone Hudhud.
on Oct 21, 2014

When India-Pakistan relations are strongest over social media

Media in both countries use the emotional connect of India-Pakistan relations to great effect, but is a peaceful future with our neighbour a real possibilit...
on Sep 19, 2014

Twitter and Facebook Become A Rallying Point for Students Protesting Fee Hike in Sikkim

Ignored by the mainstream media, students protest the fee hike in institutions in Sikkim by using social media.
on Jul 17, 2014