Tag: Development

Dialogues: Dr. Malini Bhattacharjee on the RSS, Seva, and Relief and...

“What can one say about the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that has not already been said before?” The RSS, perhaps the focal organisation of...

In Her Opinion: Sarita Fernandes on Marine and Coastal Conservation

A lot is happening in marine and coastal conservation. Mumbai plans to build a coastal road. There are talks of banning trawling, and at...

Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”

Mohandas Gandhi (MG): “Modiji, did I hear correctly? On 24th April you said that the biggest lesson of the COVID-19crisis is to move towards...

Reimagining Conservation in the Global South

This is the second instalment of a two-part series released in collaboration with Dakshin Foundation on conservation in the Global South. Click here to...

Lessons from Another Disaster: Revisiting Kachchh Amidst COVID-19

As humanity struggles to stay standing after the knock-out punch delivered by COVID-19, it may be useful to look at how we survived previous...

Shrinking Negotiations: How the Draft EIA 2020 Is Affecting Public Consultations...

This article is the first of the two-part series "Shrinking Negotiations" on the draft Environment Impact Assessment 2020. Click here for Part Two: Involving...

We Can’t Talk About The Environment Without Talking About Indigenous People’s...

Written by Purnima Singh | This article was originally published on Feminism in India and has been reproduced on The Bastion with full permission.  From rallying for climate action...

The Bolsonaro-Modi Affair: Defining Development this Republic Day

Jair Bolsonaro, as you must have read, is India’s guest for the Republic Day parade, and the third Brazilian President to be invited. Given...

“How Developed Is India Today?” in 13 Points

At The Bastion, we cover India's development story, focusing on education, environment, and sports policies (for now). But there's so much more to development...

A Highway of Contention

Written by Arathi Menon Photographed by Abhishek N. Chinnappa Balachandra, Conservator of Forests and Field Director, Project Tiger, Bandipur, is a worried man. Close on the...