COVID-19

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.
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Awaiting the Board Exams: The Maharashtra Story

How has the COVID19 pandemic impacted students' preparations for their board exams? Were Maharashtra’s students, and the teachers and students who support them, confident about appearing for this year’s board exams at all?

Can Gamifying Education Improve Learning Behaviour?

Growing up, I was a fairly intelligent child who enjoyed studying social sciences and English. I performed decently in Mathematics too, but my efforts...

The Art of the New Wilderness

Edward Burtynsky’s astonishing photographic series China Recycling maps waste. In them,  he provides a frightening visual reminder of a civilisation – human, that is...
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COVID-19 | Persons with Disabilities Need to Be Accounted For, Prioritized

Prolonged lockdowns, apathetic social security services, and not being seen as high-priority recipients of the vaccine, have left them more vulnerable than ever before.

Budget 2021: What Does the Wind Sector Need to Meet its 2022 60GW Target?

The Union Budget 2021 is here. Unsurprisingly, the shadow of COVID-19 loomed large over the budget as Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman presented it...
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Reforming Ayurveda During COVID-19

Research by Isha Malaviya Presented & edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav Last week, Baba Ramdev announced Coronil and Swasari Vati as a “cures" for COVID-19. However,...

Education in Times of COVID: The ‘Nook’ Model for Designing Your Own Learning

As I write these lines in my home office, India is under an unprecedented lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. Shopping malls and cinemas...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still Hopes to Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...

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...