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India Drugs

Breaking The Habit: Rehabilitating Drug Addicts in India

Written by Kartik Sundar  The streets of Asawarpur in rural Haryana are few among many in North India which are afflicted with a growing drug...

African Swine Fever, COVID-19, & Floods: How NGOs & Volunteers Are Organising Relief During...

While the country tackles the pandemic, in Assam, COVID-19 is just one amongst three disasters the state has faced this year.  Early in February, Assam...

Silencing Talkies – India’s Politicised Film Censorship

Co-created by Ashni Acharya and Kartik Sundar  In the face of a rapidly expanding call for swaraj during the 1900s, the British Raj heavily censored...
RTI vs. RTP

Friends or Foes? The Right to Information vs. The Right to Privacy

Written by Anushka Jain The government’s push to make Aadhar an integral part of the Indian’s daily life has seen a lot of opposition. At the...

Environment as a Journalism Beat, In Post-Independence India

There is a photograph from 1973, that I consider to be an iconic image. Taken in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal, it depicts four women, facing the...
Ramanathan Ramananvideo

Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part II)

Edited by Malavika VN  In Part 1 of this series, R. Ramanan, Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), Niti Aayog, spoke about the...

The Bastion Dialogues: Pankaj Sekhsaria

Pankaj Sekhsaria (PS) has worked extensively in the fields of environment and development, citizen science, wildlife conservation, media studies, and science and technology. He...
Mysore Tipu Sultan

A Deeper Look at Tipu Sultan’s Enigmatic History

Research by Ishita Dewan. Written by Arjav Kulshreshtha. On Tuesday, the Karnataka High Court turned down a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which opposed the celebration of...

The Citizens’ Tricolour

Written by Gopika Kumaran  Public action in today's day and age need not be limited to a protest, internet campaigns or vigils. Collective public action...
Football VAR

VAR: Does the Scoreline Reflect the Game?

Written by Govind Narayan  The approval and subsequent utilisation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the 2018 FIFA World Cup caused much furore, given...