10 things which kept the nation on its toes in 2015

10 things which kept the nation on its toes in 2015 1

This 2015 was a very eventful year for India as we have quite a lot of things to discuss here.

  1. Go back Indian media

It was during the month of April when Nepal was completely devastated by the wrath of an enormous earth quake which shook the mountainous country from its top. For some reason, the Indian media was trending in hashtags through out the world and it was due to the insensitive reporting of the aftermath of the earth quake by them. In a time when many Nepalis were suffering from the frightful pain caused by the quake, our media was being mortified and was accused of being naive.

2. The landslide failures for the BJP

The ruling BJP which had a dream run last year, soon ran out of luck by losing badly in the elections at Delhi and Bihar. The BJP government which was riding on top of the frantic Modi wave soon loosened its grip on the tides as these two massive loses by the ruling party was an eye popper for many.

3. The Indian heat wave

This was the most terrifying heat wave in the past 20 years which took a toll of closer to 2000 lives in the country. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were the most affected among them. This was caused by the El Nino effect, about which which the people were completely unaware.

4. The Uprooting of scams

Like the years that have passed away, this year too was full of enquiries regarding the uprooting of various scams in the country which includes : Vyapam scam, and the axing of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals franchises from the IPL. Arrests and investigations were steaming up the entire country.

5. The demise of Dr.Kalam

It was on July 27 when the entire nation succumbed to silence following the demise of one of the most loved persons in the world, our beloved former president Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam. The news of decease of such a wonderful man came as a bombshell for many. Days may pass by, but he will remain in our hearts for ever.

6. Saina Nehwal- On top of the world

India which houses a wide pool of avid sports lovers was totally pleased by the performance of its top female athlete after the latter became the World no. 1 player in the badminton women’s singles category. She still continues to glow to be an inspiration for the young promising talents in the country.

7. The release of Bahubali – The Beginning

The Indian film industry has always entertained its fans with iconic movies every year. This time too, it was no exception with the release of Bahubali- The Beginning which took us to a whole new level of visual graphics. The movie became the second highest grosser at the Box office next to Amir khan’s PK.

8. The acquittals which grabbed the spotlight

This year deserves a much greater spot light because of the acquittals of some of the most high profiled persons in the country. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Ms.Jayalalitha, who was arrested in the disproportionate assets case;Salman Khan arrested in the hit and run case and the juvenile who was put behind bars in the rape of a medical student at Delhi were all acquitted and set free which triggered uproar through out the nation.

9. The Intolerance debacle

This issue grabbed the attention of the entire nation regarding the growing intolerance in the country. People took to various platforms to express their views on the issue which became a debacle through out the country.

10. The Chennai floods

The whole of Chennai came to a halt due to the incandescent rain in the city. Thousands were left home less and property worth millions destroyed was lost. It was then named as a National disaster by the central government.

This Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 aerial photo, shows flood-hit Chennai city following heavy rains in Chennai, India. The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with thousands forced to leave their submerged homes, schools and offices, and a regional airport remained shut for a second day Thursday. (Atul Yadav/ Press Trust of India via AP)

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