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Why the Privatisation of Schooling Hasn’t Improved the Quality of Indian Education

Over the past few decades, parents have overwhelmingly shifted their children from government-run schools to private schools. The 4 lakh+ private schools in India...

Mega ‘Eco’tourism Project Questions Wetland Ownership and Livelihoods in Manipur’s Loktak Lake

About 45 kilometres from Manipur’s capital city Imphal lies an ecological marvel. A string of wetlands and round floating biomass — locally called phumdis...

The Tired Mom Continuum: The Silent Fatigue of Motherhood

There was a time not too long ago when each night, only a few steps between their beds and the bathroom, our sons would...
PDP Bill Yashovardhan Azadvideo

Technically Speaking, How Important is the PDP Bill for India? with Yashovardhan Azad

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP), 2019, was tabled in the Parliament in the winter session of 2019....

Dissent and Solidarities: Analysing Free Speech for Environmental Activists

This is not the first time that this government has tried to muzzle free speech under the guise of applying "reasonable restrictions". What's more,...

Making a Case for a ‘Goldilocks’ Regulation of the Ed-Tech Sector

As per a 2020 report by the Omidyar Network, the K-12 ed-tech-addressable market in India is projected to be worth $1.7 billion (USD) by...

Meet Hydrogen, the New Fuel in Town

Imagine owning a car that has zero emissions — except, this one isn’t by a battery-powered electric vehicle. Feels like an unlikely possibility? It’s...
Open Access India One Nation One Subscriptionvideo

Open Access Chronicles: Is Implementing One Nation One Subscription Realistic? with Madhan Muthu (Chapter...

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The recently proposed One Nation One Subscription idea, as part of the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP),...
Backdoor Access Encryptionvideo

Technically Speaking, Should Governments Sanction Backdoor Access to Encrypted Platforms? with Yashovardhan Azad

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The end-to-end protection that comes with encrypted platforms has been a thorn in the side of both, privacy...

From Moodle to Canvas: Red Flags in India’s Learning Management Systems

In a recent incident at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), students complained of harassment by proctors after their exams were conducted online...