COVID-19

Delayed Today for a Disaster Tomorrow: Communicating Climate Change

Climate change is the biggest existential threat to mankind; the possible impacts are so severe and profound that they are even beyond one’s comprehension....

The Shore Scene: The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 on India’s Fishers

The plight of Inter State Migrant (ISM) workers in India during the ongoing official COVID-19 lockdown, has been highlighted by various media platforms. The...

The COVID-19 Crisis Should Make Us Rethink Our Prejudices Against Basic Income Transfers

Albeit indefinite, the coronavirus-induced (paid) stay-at-home orders are temporary for many privileged citizens. But, for masses of India’s working population, this nagging sense of...

Sunny Side Up? Why India’s Solar Foreign Policies May Not Help It Counter Chinese...

When inaugurating the 750MW solar plant in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reinstated his commitment to the vision of “One...

Doxxing in India: Prevention As We Search For A Cure

Imagine this scenario: a prominent influencer shares a horrific story on Instagram, of a couple who had tortured their pet dog, injuring it gravely...

Sex Education: The Missing Piece in the Sexual Health and Literacy Puzzle

Our educational system teaches us exactly how to remember the definition of gravity and how to locate places on topographical maps. It teaches us...

Has Healthcare Finally Received the Importance it Deserves in the Union Budget?

As Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman finds herself at a unique moment in India’s history. She has just announced a Union Budget bearing a number...

The Rise of Emotiveillance? Emotion AI and Ed-tech in India

A famous (and controversial) experiment in 1976 by Ekman and Friesen tried to study the facial expressions of individuals in response to certain stimuli....

Education In The Time Of COVID-19

Education goes far beyond the back and forth with our teachers and professors. Educational Institutions are spaces in which new ideas, theories and innovations...

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...