COVID-19

We Need To Start Talking About Teachers’ Mental Health

You must have heard the famous quote: “He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches.” Popularised by George Bernard Shaw in Maxims for Revolutionists, the...

Learning Under Lockdown: Voices From Kashmir

Having lived in Kashmir as an educator, but not as a learner, Mubeen Masudi brings to the table a unique perspective on education. Although...

Education in Times of COVID: How Students, Teachers & Parents are Dealing With the...

On the 14th of March, the news dropped like a bombshell for all teachers: schools would remain closed until the end of the month....

Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”

Mohandas Gandhi (MG): “Modiji, did I hear correctly? On 24th April you said that the biggest lesson of the COVID-19crisis is to move towards...

Disease Surveillance in India: From SARS-CoV to COVID 19

Amid COVID-19, disease surveillance and early warning detection mechanisms have gained importance across the world.  In India, the role of tracing the outbreak of diseases...

Education in Times of COVID: Why Does It Take a National Lockdown to Revamp...

In light of the national lockdown imposed to combat COVID-19, the CBSE has released a series of measures to be taken by students, teachers,...

Children in Shelter Homes Need Support During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Can you imagine sensing uncertainty and panic around you, but not being able to look to your family and loved ones for comfort? Can...

The Shore Scene: PM-MSY’s Fisheries Development Promises Anything But Sabka Vikas

In a 2015 address delivered in Mauritius, Prime Minister Narendra Modi indulged in some curious historical revisionism worth considering today. “To me the blue...

The Parent Trap: The Troubles of Teaching Children at Home During a Pandemic

Tiffin made,  Bags packed,  Books bought,  Uniform ironed,  Sent to school,  Ensuring homework is done,  Repeat.  This used to be a standard day for parents. After all, it was in-person interaction...

What the Humanities Can Teach Us During a Pandemic

Epidemics and pandemics are humanitarian crises and hence the subject of the Humanities, as much as they are the subjects of biomedical situations, biologists,...