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The Ball is in Our Court: Developing India’s Youth Through Sport

Written by Tanvi Apte “It (Sport) has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It is more powerful than government...

Breaking the Taboo: Delhi’s Menstrual Health Challenge

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “Even if I want to be in school and not miss out on classes, it is really difficult to come during...

Swaraj Dweep is now Waste Deep: Developing Sustainable Tourism in the A&N Islands

Written and photographed by Shimul Bijoor The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous for being one of the most visited tourist destinations in India and...
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Classical Languages in the NEP: Reviving the Humanities for Humanity’s Sake?

Written by Shreyasi Rao On the 31st of May 2019, the HRD Ministry released the revised draft National Education Policy (NEP). Within hours of its...

In the Eye of the Storm: Luna’s Lone War for Clean Water

Written by Rohan Parikh The village of Luna is like any other village in Gujarat — vast stretches of green, mud and brick houses pockmarked...

Going Up in Smoke: Probing the Resistance to Vaping & E-Cigarettes

Written by Avantika Bunga and Tanay Gokhale Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) like vapes and e-cigarettes have become popular in urban India over the past...
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Should the NEP Prescribe a Three Language Policy with Hindi?

Understanding the Context On the 31st of May 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) released the Draft National Education Policy (NEP), a comprehensive...

The Paradox of Liberalising our Universities

Written by Tanvi Mehta The 484-page long Draft National Education Policy emphasizes the need for the liberalization of education. This draws inspiration from ancient Indian...
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What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Akshaya Patra

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Shantanu Kishwar A recent article by The Hindu has triggered controversy surrounding the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF), particularly regarding their...
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How the Ease of Doing Business is Stifling Environmental Democracy in India

Written by Arpitha Kodiveri Against the backdrop of an overwhelming pro-Modi-mandate, the BJP-led government has been working on several amendments during the election period. The...

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