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Amidst Lockdown, Odisha’s Forest-Dependent Communities Have Their Hands Tied

“We fear that we will run out of cash and food soon,” says Subhashree Madi, a member of the Mahila Jan Shakti Sangathan of...

Impact of Corona: Indian Fishers in Distress

While the government has announced numerous schemes to help the economically weaker sections cope with the lockdown and economic distress, a significant section of...

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....

Children in Shelter Homes Need Support During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Can you imagine sensing uncertainty and panic around you, but not being able to look to your family and loved ones for comfort? Can...

Education in Times of COVID: Re-centering Our Public Schools

Suspending all educational activities that involve large gatherings at least until May 3rd has brought about significant changes to schools’ academic cycles, board examination...

COVID-19 vs 2020’s Sports Calendar: Checking Our Priorities

The Bastion Shorts—Episode 8 The world is at a standstill. As the novel Coronavirus spreads further, the world seems to be locking-down. Earlier this month...

The COVID-19 Crisis Should Make Us Rethink Our Prejudices Against Basic...

Albeit indefinite, the coronavirus-induced (paid) stay-at-home orders are temporary for many privileged citizens. But, for masses of India’s working population, this nagging sense of...

No Work From Home

Modi’s Janata Curfew on this Sunday was welcomed with what can only be described as rabid energy; the fake news marshalls forwarded messages about...

How Well Can E-Learning Match Up To A Traditional Classroom?

Imagine learning a course from top teachers a continent away, from the comfort of sitting at your home.Today, the Internet has brought about a...

Education In The Time Of COVID-19

Education goes far beyond the back and forth with our teachers and professors. Educational Institutions are spaces in which new ideas, theories and innovations...