Interviews

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Technically Speaking, What Are Some Issues with Rapid Technology Adoption by the State?

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Over the past decade, the Indian state has adopted several diverse forms of technology for a number of...

The Bastion Dialogues: Dr. Arunabha Ghosh

Dr Arunabha Ghosh (AG), founder-CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), is a prominent figure in the energy and environment development...
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Dialling 102: How Can We (Re)Design Healthcare in India

Kiran Karnik — Former President, NASSCOM and Founder & Former Director, ISRO’s Development and Educational Communication Unit — speaks about reforming and redesigning India’s healthcare sector, in conversation with Sourya Reddy.
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#Dialogues: Mapping Cyber Security in India with Pukhraj Singh

Interviewed by Bharath Pottekkat  Edited by Malavika VN  If the recent revelation that China is collecting huge amounts of data on Indian individuals is anything to...
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How More Women Coaches Can Change The Game In India

Gender equity is a whole ecosystem in Sports. This ecosystem involves not only the sportswomen themselves, but also the coaches, referees, and even the communities to which they all belong. But how does one address this imbalance, and get more girls playing sports?
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How Can We Hold the State Accountable for its Technology Adoption? With Srinivas Kodali

How can a nation’s citizenry, civil society and research bodies come together to hold the State accountable in order to ensure that these technologies are being adopted in a fair, robust and transparent manner without being misused? Srinivas Kodali—an independent researcher—tells us his thoughts.
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#Dialogues: Decoding Cyber Sovereignty with Pukhraj Singh

Interview by Bharath Pottekkat Edited by Malavika VN The past few years have witnessed a change in the way countries attempt to govern the vast, deep...
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Building the Next Generation of Environmental Lawyers with César Rodríguez-Garavito

How can the next generation of lawyers use the knowledge and skills available to them to further effective action against climate change?
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Tokyo Calling: Sailing the Olympic Dream

KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar will be representing India at the Tokyo Olympics in the Men's 49er Sailing event. They are coming off strong...
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Responding to COVID-19: Here’s How India’s Sex Workers Are Doing It

India's sex workers have been mobilising their community to address the impact of COVID-19 on their livelihoods and families. Here's how.