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Loopholes Inhibit the Enforcement of Tamil Nadu’s RTE Rules

There are too many children falling through the cracks of our education system. In principle and practice, Section 12(1)(c) needs to be reformed in the state to account for parents’ real-world situations

One Act, Three Proposed Amendments, and an Overhaul of India’s Coal Extraction

How do amendments to the Coal Bearing Areas Act affect the forest-dependent communities whose lands and forests would be acquired for mining in India?

Moving When the World is Still: The Seasonal Migration of Van Gujjars Amidst a...

Lockdowns and COVID-19 policies within the Protected Areas that Van Gujjars inhabit during the summer have diminished their autonomy over their livelihood.
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A Roadmap to Safely Reopening Schools For Our Children

Instead of asking whether schools should reopen, examine the requirements to allow our children to be safely reintroduced to their classrooms and childhoods.

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.

Can a People’s Biodiversity Register Contribute to Conservation?

PBRs are an opportunity to discuss and incorporate the traditional ecological knowledge of local communities and their socio-natural relationships.

Welcome to Clubhouse, Where Everyone is Free: Is the App Really A Bastion of...

In India, is Clubhouse the Utopian melting pot of ideas and speech it seems to be in other parts of the world? We spoke to six young, urban, English-speaking Indian professionals to find out.

Delhi’s Master Plan Ignores the City’s Fishers, But This is Not a First

While Delhi's Master Plan 2041 proposes green belts and parks along the Yamuna, it excludes those dependent on its resources: like Delhi’s 2,500 fishers.
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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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In the Eye of the Storm: An ASHA Worker’s Pandemic Story

As the pandemic rages across the country, ASHA workers have been at the forefront, encouraging communities to get vaccinated, informing citizens on how to...