Ideas

Climate Change

Digging Deeper: The Relationship Between Climate Change & Capitalism

Written by Manas Dutt It is Al Gore’s almost two-decade-long, irrefutable and inconvenient truth that climate change is set to alter the planet radically if...

Clicking, Waiting, Praying: The Mantras of Hindu Tech Startups

Written by Krishna Akhil  “Software is eating the world” is the tagline of the prominent Silicon Valley investment firm Andreesen Horowitz. Trite and techno-deterministic as...

What’s In a Name? Understanding the Definition of a Sport

Written by Ishaan Banerji As an Ultimate Frisbee player, I’ve often been told that I’m not playing a real sport. I’d never given these comments...

The Great Indian Dream

Written by Shashank Mattoo  In 1867, Dadabhai Naoroji coined the phrase “drain theory”. In the broadest sense, it referred to how colonists like the British...

No Work From Home

Modi’s Janata Curfew on this Sunday was welcomed with what can only be described as rabid energy; the fake news marshalls forwarded messages about...
AAP Education Atishi

Students First: Using Education as an Electoral Platform

Written by Rizowana Hussaini  As the early morning buzz settles in on the narrow alleys of Sangam Vihar, Delhi, uniform-donned students rush inside the gates...

Disease Surveillance in India: From SARS-CoV to COVID 19

Amid COVID-19, disease surveillance and early warning detection mechanisms have gained importance across the world.  In India, the role of tracing the outbreak of diseases...

Transitioning into the Development Sector? Here’s What You Should Keep in Mind

The post-COVID trend of professionals exploring a second innings in the social sector is a welcome development, but this transition can be daunting and unsatisfactory unless one is prepared for what’s in store. Hear what a few of those who have embarked on this journey have to say.

Threats Looming in Gilded Waters: Tussle for Indian Ocean Domination Strains Sino-Indian Relations

Researched and written by Vansh Chaudhary. In 2008, China sent a naval task force to the Gulf of Aden as part of a multilateral anti-piracy...

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...