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11 Quotes About India By Famous Personalities

Culture and knowledge are two of the essential pillars that India stand on. For ages, our country has mesmerized the world with its discoveries in and contributions to numerous fields of study. India has forever been a place of interest for many. Lots of great personages, all over the world, spoke grand things about our […]

25 Amazing Facts About India That Will Surprise You

“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” – Albert Einstein. There are endless contributions made to the world by India which helped achieve countless milestones. There are many things about our nation which we might not have heard of […]

18 Sam Manekshaw Quotes That Show He Was Simply Badass

With a distinguished military career that spanned over four decades and fighting five major wars, Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw or Sam Manekshaw is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated military men in independent India. Sam Manekshaw quotes encapsulate the unapologetic and absolutely badass attitude that characterized this witty military man. Starting his […]

20 Fascinating Facts About West Bengal

West Bengal is marked by distinctive geographical features, mouth-watering delicacies and cheap means of transport. The scenic beauty of tea gardens of Darjeeling would leave you just as spellbound as the mangroves of the Sundarbans Forest. The city culture is different, traveling in the city feels almost like time travel. Amid rush, people find the […]

19 Amazing Facts About Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh translates to a centrally located province and hence called, “the heart of India.” It is endowed with rich natural resources and rare species of plants. Its cultural heritage is preserved in palaces, forts, temples, stupas which stood the test of time to narrate the ancient tales. Let us look at some of the […]

20 Fascinating Facts About Odisha

Nestled in the lap of Eastern Ghats and fed by the tides of the Bay of Bengal, Odisha is a beautiful state with pristine beaches, majestic mountains, dazzling rivers, enchanting waterfalls and a vivid flora & fauna. We bring you 20 Fascinating facts about the beautiful state of Odisha. 1. Bhubaneswar – The Temple City […]

13 Politicians And Their Previous Professions You Didn’t Know Of

India is surfeited with a variety of politicians. From uneducated to Oxford graduates, leaders of India come from diverse professions and cultures. Engineering, economics and science are some of the fields of study that Indian politicians have hailed from. These knowledgeable lawmakers are backed by hefty professional education but gave up their careers to pursue […]

14 Interesting Facts About The IITs You Probably Did Not Know

IITs, a dream for many, are one of most prestigious institutions of India. With extensive education, insane competition and top notch techies, these engineering institutes have established a great reputation throughout the world. What’s the buzz behind these institutions? What makes them so great? And why, at times, does a typical Indian kid is forced […]

The Story Of Maharana Pratap’s Life & Valour In 17 Posters

India is home to numerous valiant kings who ruled their ancient kingdoms. To date, their life stories inspire us and talk of heroism and acumen. One such magnificent king was the Rajput of Mewar, Maharana Pratap Singh. Often cited as one of the bravest men of India, Maharana Pratap displayed sheer audacity while protecting his […]

15 Interesting Facts About India’s Forgotten Hero – Narasimha Rao

Politics is one controversial affair. All thanks to the politicians partaking in this inflammatory practice. These people either shape or deform the nation, India too has witnessed its share of fair and unjust lawmakers. From uneducated to scholarly, leaders of our nation have varied over the years. One exceptional politician of India was P.V. Narasimha […]

10 Sushma Swaraj Quotes That Make Her The Minister Of Swag

Sushma Swaraj, the current Minister for External Affairs is rather famous among the youth for her twitter replies and prompt actions. Swaraj, who is now 66, has always had a way with her words. So, we bring to you a few of her best quotes: To Mr. PM,  At the UN General Assembly Iron sharpens […]

19 Interesting Facts About Indian Railways

Running across the length and breadth of this beautiful country, the Indian Railways is rightly called the lifeline of this beautiful country. Everyday the vast network of railway stations, trains and miles of railway tracks serve lakhs of people across the country and carry tons of good. The first passenger train in Indian ran between […]

9 Interesting Facts About J. Jayalalithaa

The Queen of Tamil Cinema who later emerged as one of the most prolific leaders of the state with 6 Chief Minister terms, Jayaram Jayalalithaa (or Jayalalithaa) is a household name in Tamil Nadu and in India. A dancer par excellence, J Jayalalithaa had a very successful career in Tamil cinema with several superhits. She […]

12 Most Badass Indian Women Who Made History

Women often cited as the God’s most beautiful creation, tend to rule many domains of the world. Shockingly, some Indians fail to appreciate the flair of women and make them face absurd adversities. However, now the stereotypical outlook for women in India has been shattered. Over the years our country has seen women, who broke […]

11 Statements By Zakir Naik Show He Didn’t Propagate ‘Peace’

Zakir Naik, a popular Islamic preacher and the founder of  Peace TV has come under the radar of security agencies and the media for his speeches after the Dhaka attacks this month. Naik’ speeches, preaching and interviews are full of controversial statements that mock and insult other beliefs while also being misogynistic. While there is a […]

8 Rags to Riches Stories of Indian Billionaires

“Where there is a will, there’s a way!” This is a statement that is often heard and told to people who lack conviction and motivation. To achieve success, one must be ever zealous and not a quitter. An exemplar of such firm determination are these Indians, who turned themselves from rags to riches. They followed […]

13 Controversial Statements By Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party’s firebrand leader and former Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan strikes the headlines for his sensational allegations, communal politics, abusive language and a foot in the mouth disease that spares none. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his own party supremo Mulayam Singh, Azam Khan has taken on every prominent political leader in […]

This Viral Facebook Post About Chennai Floods Shows India Is Changing

While torrential rains have brought the city to a stand still with water-logged streets and hundreds of people stranded, there emerges hope of a new India in the testing times. An India where love, brotherhood and humanity thrives over all hatred that has dominated the news and social media in recent past. Deepan Ramachandran‘s Facebook […]

Quora User Perfectly Explains Why PM Narendra Modi Uses A German Car

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s #MakeInIndia initiative has attracted huge investment in the country, a few people have questioned his personal commitment to the mission citing the presence of BMW 7 Series cars in his convoy. When this question surfaced on Quora, a user came up with the perfect reply, backed by logic and facts […]

17 Interesting Facts About The King Maker – Lalu Prasad Yadav

Love him, hate him or mock him but you just cannot ignore him. From becoming one of India’s youngest Lok Sabha members at the age of 29 to holding high profile cabinet portfolios at the centre, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has emerged as one of the most prominent leaders and the ‘King Maker’ in Indian […]

10 Interesting Facts About The Golden Temple In Amritsar

A symbol of brotherhood, equality and glory of the Sikhs, the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar welcomes thousands of devotees from all walks of life each day.  While many of us may have visited his revered and holy place of worship, some of the facts about the Golden Temple would amaze us! The Golden […]

The Inspirational Story of Dhirubhai Ambani In 15 Posters

Who would have ever imagined that a boy selling Bhajias at village fairs in Gujarat would one day build one of the mightiest business empires of the world! From a small chawl in Mumbai, Dhirubai Ambani embarked on a journey that soared ahead against all adversities and went on to become one of the richest men […]

13 Heroes From Karnataka You Should Be Proud Of

Some exceptional people are born with immense talent. With time they hone their skills and get better at their talent, and sometimes the best at it. With accomplished actors, scientists and many more prominent experts of different fields, India is unquestionably a land of gifted minds. Different states of India are birthplaces of numerous geniuses, […]

7 Highly Sexist Remarks Made Against Indian Men Recently

While sexist remarks against women have been the unfortunate order of the day, the new trend is to stereotype men and brand every single man as a potential sexual offender. Men are being classified as potential rapists and patriarchal notions of masculinity are being stereotyped and remarks have been openly made against men in the recent […]

13 Heroes From Tamil Nadu The Country Is Proud Of

With magnificent hills and breath-taking architecture, Tamil Nadu enthralls everyone with its beauty. Besides its phenomenal allure, this state is also famed for granting the nation with many celebrated figures. APJ Abdul Kalam, Indra Nooyi are a few of these esteemed personages that India takes pride in. We bring you thirteen modern day heroes from […]

12 Myths about Homosexuality Debunked With Logic

About a century or half ago, homosexuality (or for that matter anything to do with sexuality) was probably Indian society’s worst kept secret. And since there wasn’t any Internet, there was no way for one to learn more about the subject. Unless they did it the old fashioned way – read books, which clearly not […]

8 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quotes That Showed He Was The King Of Oratory

Former Prime Minister and “Bhishma Pitamah” of Indian Politics, Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no longer with us but the nation remembers his legacy of being a man of masses and an ardent champion of women empowerment and social equality. A poet by heart and an orator par excellence, his fiery speeches, witty replies and Atal […]

Why the ban on porn is not a bad thing?

The news of porn websites being banned in India has caused an uproar across the Internet and online universe.  Several twitter handles, blogs, websites and writers have expressed their discontent citing it to be another ban that interferes with the choices and freedom of expression. However, there’s a dark side to the the porn industry and the […]

8 Posters That Show Hypocrisy In Our Society

Whether it is worshiping Goddesses while denying education to girls, calling all children equal when denying their daughters from property rights or sharing Facebook posts condemning child labor while getting their houses cleaned by underage cleaners, hypocrisy is so ingrained in our society that it seems unavoidable. After the first series on Hypocrisy, we’re back in […]

13 Ironies that Exist in India

We are a country with billionaires and those struggling to afford two square meals a day. We are a country who gave the world ‘Kamasutra’ and still shy away from speaking about ‘sex.’ We are a country of diversity, vividness and full of IRONIES! We bring you our series of posters that portray the different […]

10 Hard Hitting Posters That Reveal The Hypocrisy In Our Society

People, their customs and beliefs, constitute a society. With strong opinions, concrete thoughts and eloquence, Indian societies drive the nation. However, a common but shameful occurrence that our society is now plagued with is hypocrisy. At times, we tend to contradict ourselves in order to project intellectualism. So, ScrollDroll in association with The Logical Indian […]

10 Google Auto-Complete Results Show We Are Racists!

We bring you real screenshots of a few Google auto-complete results that depict the deeply rooted racism and stereotypes in India. We Indians, are enraged by racist attacks at our countrymen but there’s a lot to be in done in our own backyard. We stereotype and abuse people of other states, language and culture. It […]

9 Minimal Posters That Show That Every Woman Is Strong

Right from her birth to the day she breathes her last, the life of every woman is an on-going battle with the society who first questions her existence and later turns her into an object of desire. A woman plays several roles in her life, adapts to each, lives each and fights at every stage […]

6 Posters That Show How Getting Inked Can Bring A Change

Do you often find yourself criticizing your surroundings? Do you often find yourself not getting basic comforts because it all depends on your government? Well, we know the solution, and so do you. Go vote! Your vote can bring a change in the government, society, country and the world. So, we bring you 6 illustrated posters to […]