Tag: Government

Firefighting in the Forests: What Goes Wrong Every Year

If we know when and where forest fires are likely to occur in India, then why is managing them such a challenge for communities and the Forest Department?

Technically Speaking, Why Does Technology Adoption Need to Be Made More...

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Technology systems, when adopted by the state, come with a host of concerns, that range from individual data...

Technically Speaking, How Widely is Facial Recognition Being Used?

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Facial Recognition has been one of the most controversial technologies to be used across the world over the...

Floods for Thought: Exploring Flood Management in India

Researched by Isha Malaviya Narrated by Sumit Kumar Yadav This year, in India alone, over 10 states have faced the devastating effects of floods- repeatedly. Between...

How Do We Facilitate Women-Led Entrepreneurship Through Government Initiatives?

Edited by Malavika V N Presently, out of the whole set of entrepreneurs in India, only 13% comprise of women. Considering that women constitute close...

Forests for the People: The FRA in Northeast India with Amba...

Edited by Malavika VN  The Forest Rights Act (FRA) was created “to recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest-dwelling...

Building an Entrepreneurial India with Ramanathan Ramanan (Part II)

Edited by Malavika VN  In Part 1 of this series, R. Ramanan, Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), Niti Aayog, spoke about the...

Privatizing Coal: Things To Know

In the hopes of infusing new life into the Indian economy, the Government of India has opened up coal production in the country to...

“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...

No Country for Student Dissent?

Written by Sourya Reddy  “It’s blatantly obvious isn’t it? They’ve been badgering us for so long — they’ve tried changing the way we learn, tried...