Breaking the Taboo: Delhi’s Menstrual Health Challenge

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “Even if I want to be in school and not miss out on classes, it is really difficult to come during...
The Bastion Classical Languages

Classical Languages in the NEP: Reviving the Humanities for Humanity’s Sake?

Written by Shreyasi Rao On the 31st of May 2019, the HRD Ministry released the revised draft National Education Policy (NEP). Within hours of its...
National Education Policy

Should the NEP Prescribe a Three Language Policy with Hindi?

Understanding the Context On the 31st of May 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) released the Draft National Education Policy (NEP), a comprehensive...

The Paradox of Liberalising our Universities

Written by Tanvi Mehta The 484-page long Draft National Education Policy emphasizes the need for the liberalization of education. This draws inspiration from ancient Indian...
Mid-day meal

What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Akshaya Patra

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Shantanu Kishwar A recent article by The Hindu has triggered controversy surrounding the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF), particularly regarding their...

Situating the Madrasa in Modern India: Is Reform Around the Corner?

Written by Avantika Bunga, Gopika Kumaran & Shreyasi Rao The Indian State’s fraught history of ensuring primary education for marginalized communities has made madrasas viable...
Kamathipura Lane

A Hurdle in the Shadows: Providing Education to the Children of Sex Workers

Written by Shagun BhargavaAs the per the last official count held in 2007, India was home to over 3 million sex workers, who continue...
Parth Shah The Bastion

The Art of Academic Discourse: Parth Shah

Parth J. Shah (PS), Founder and Chairman of the Centre for Civil Society and the Director of the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP),...
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...

The Art of Academic Discourse: Delving into the EMRS Scheme

Interviewed by Ayush Jain on 11th March 2019This week, The Bastion’s Ayush Jain delved deep into the Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) system. Set...

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