Tag: Gujarat

Why Gujarat’s Women Are Yet to Accrue the Wealth of the...

The earnings from the land Dangi women own do not reach them: these benefits are monopolised by the men in their families.

How Displacement by Dams Changed the Lives of Gujarat’s Women

One factor binds all the families displaced by dam building in Gujarat: the women experienced the resettlement differently from men.

Jal-Jangal-Jameen ke Geet: An Earful of Environmental Protest Music in India

What makes India's environmental protests songs so unique and remarkable that they are still in use decades after they were first sung?

Mangroves, The Neglected Primary Responders For Tropical Storms

With more cyclones brewing over the Arabian Sea, states on India's west coast should revisit the role of mangroves in cyclone mitigation measures.

Using ACs to Cool Our Houses—and the Planet Too

By 2030 200 million Indians are expected to own an air conditioner. Given rising global temperatures, how can energy efficient ACs be made popular?

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...

Budget 2021: What Does the Wind Sector Need to Meet its...

The Union Budget 2021 is here. Unsurprisingly, the shadow of COVID-19 loomed large over the budget as Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman presented it...

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...

The Shore Scene: The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 on India’s Fishers

The plight of Inter State Migrant (ISM) workers in India during the ongoing official COVID-19 lockdown, has been highlighted by various media platforms. The...

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...