Ideas

Donald Trump

Leaving The Paris Climate Agreement: Environmentally Questionable, Economically Unsustainable

Researched and written by Anish Anandaram As President Trump touched down in Paris earlier this month, American citizens, corporations and lawmakers alike have all reached out to...
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Sparking a Conversation: Saudi – Iran Relations

While the leader of Lebanon, Saad al-Hariri claims that he fears the threat of Hezbollah and Iran, recent evidence has shown a cooperation between...
Fading Indian National Congress Symbol on a Wall

Tracing the Steady Demise of the Congress: What Happened to India’s Grand Old Party?

Researched and written by Arjav Kulshreshtha.  As a dominant political force, the Indian National Congress (INC) has had an unprecedented impact on the country, unlike...

Why Subjectivity is Essential for the Media’s Objectivity

Researched and written by Aarathi Ganesan "It was hard to paint the world and men and, at the same time, to live with them.” ─Albert Camus,...
Trump President

Donald Trump is a Child (And That’s Why People Love Him!)

Written by Aditya Srinivasan When faced with complicated questions, children offer the simplest responses. It is often endearing to watch a child stumble its way up...
Suraj Yengde

Dialogues: Dr. Suraj Yengde on Caste and Education

Suraj Yengde (SY) studied law in Nanded, Maharashtra. After spending a brief period of time at the University of Mumbai, he went on to...

Valuing a Hidden Octopus Fishery in Lakshadweep

“Kadikidamaale balichittum,  Kirikidamaaya kachayum ketti, Appal irrikum kalline noki chirichu thudangi, Ayal, bismiyum cholli irangiya neeram Appalu kuthi.”   “Ready with a strong grip, In the shallow waters, wearing a...
'tis the Season! Should Judges Work More and Holiday Less?

’tis the Season! Should Judges Work More and Holiday Less?

Off late, the Supreme Court has come under increasing scrutiny for having extended vacation period. Despite the prolific verdicts passed in the past year, India’s understaffed judicial system is drowning in an ever-increasing number of cases. Is there any feasible solution to this problem?
Environment & Human Rights

The Fundamentals of Living: Human Rights and the Environment

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan & Siddhant Sachdeva  In the wake of worsening climate change, environmental degradation, and poorly regulated industrialization, a safe, healthy, and prolonged...

Menacing Saffron Hue in Maharashtra Board History Textbooks

Researched and written by Manas Dutt.  “It is a British problem, first of all because there is so much historical amnesia about what the empire...