Ideas

Of Race, Religion and a Pandemic: Understanding Islamophobia in Assam

The detection of the COVID-19 hotspot at Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi led to a surge of Islamophobic expressions in Assam....

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,...

The 21st Century Needs A New Story

The history of civilisation is the history of great stories. Great stories have been told to humans for hundreds of years. For example, the...
How the Indian Media Sympathises with Rapists

How the Indian Media Sympathises with Rapists

Authored by Aarathi Ganesan  There is more to the news than meets the eye, and what appears to be authoritative, and ‘objective’ coverage is often...

In Her Opinion: Neha Sinha on Conserving Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Even though it’s right under everyone's noses, not everyone develops a connection with the ecology surrounding them. But for Neha Sinha (NS), growing up...
One Nation One Subscription Open Access

Open Access Chronicles: Moving Beyond One Nation One Subscription with Madhan Muthu (Chapter 11)

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal A lot has been spoken about India's ambitious One Nation One Subscription policy, by us in previous videos...

Against the Grain: How Students Are Supporting India’s Farmers (in Crisis)

Written by Evita Rodrigues  “Young people, I think, are more responsive to issues of justice. When something is unfair, the whole unfairness of the situation...

Focusing on the Humans of Fieldwork Can Produce Better Quality Data

Data collection and surveys form the backbone of India’s social and development sectors. At a time when primary research on development issues is a...
Fishing for Jobs: An In-depth Look at India's Job Drought

Fishing for Jobs: An In-depth Look at India’s Job Drought

Written by Swagam Dasgupta  Rijpal Saini, a father of four living in Pubsara, Haryana, desperately wishes for a stable income to support his family. Every...

The Women Leading the Anti-CAA-NRC Protests

Featured image taken at the Shaheen Bagh protests in January 2020.  Seen together with the NRC, NPR, and the political majoritarianism spreading across the country,...