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Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta  While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...

Painted in Hypocrisy: Outrage Over the Yulin Dog Festival

Written by Shantanu Kishwar Disclaimer: This article contains explicit images that may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised. The Yulin Dog Festival...

Sparking a Conversation: Ethos of National Anthems

In the next video in our 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Ali Khan Mahmudabad explores the ideas behind a country's national anthem. Should it be law...
Student protest CAA

No Country for Student Dissent?

Written by Sourya Reddy  “It’s blatantly obvious isn’t it? They’ve been badgering us for so long — they’ve tried changing the way we learn, tried...

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...
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...

The Bastion Dialogues: Dr. Usha Iyer

Interviewed by Supriya DG  The Toronto International Film Festival in September rejoiced at the screening of four Indian Films, namely Jallikattu, Moothan, Bombay Rose and...

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....

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...
The Bastion

Of Stigma and Sterilization: The Layered Stigmatization of Women With Disabilities

Co-created by Avantika Bunga and Tia Matthew  Meera* is a young school-going girl, who uses a wheelchair. Her school van fetches and drops her home...