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Same Work, Minimal Pay: Analyzing the Contract Teaching Phenomenon in India

Co-authored by Chetna Kumar and Avantika Bunga  On 17th January 2019, more than 45,000 ‘para-teachers’ in Jharkhand called off their 63-day hunger strike. As per...

What the Frack: Is India Ready for Shale?

Co-authored by Sunalika Singh and Charith Reddy As the third largest consumer of energy in the world, India is far from energy independence; with the...

Namma Metro Effect: Re-imagining Urban Development

Written by Goutham Nijalingappa The Metro rail systems have found huge success as a public transport option in Indian cities. With more than 660 km of...

An Optimistic Fix: The Pitfalls of the Happiness Curriculum in Delhi

Co-created by Kartik Sundar and Jinson George Chako In what seemed like a recognition of the hectic and stressful nature of the Indian education system,...

Of Stigma and Sterilization: The Layered Stigmatization of Women With Disabilities...

Co-created by Avantika Bunga and Tia Matthew  Meera* is a young school-going girl, who uses a wheelchair. Her school van fetches and drops her home...

Rewriting the National Education Policy: Shortcomings and Solutions

Written by Tanvi Mehta  ‘There is a need for value education, experiential learning, practical knowledge, life skill education and physical education. But where is the...

’tis the Season! Should Judges Work More and Holiday Less?

Off late, the Supreme Court has come under increasing scrutiny for having extended vacation period. Despite the prolific verdicts passed in the past year, India’s understaffed judicial system is drowning in an ever-increasing number of cases. Is there any feasible solution to this problem?

The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the...

Co-authored Avantika Bunga and Swini Khara "The summum bonum of the aforesaid discussion is that all the aforesaid material which existed before the learned Executing...

Against the Grain: How Students Are Supporting India’s Farmers (in Crisis)

Written by Evita Rodrigues  “Young people, I think, are more responsive to issues of justice. When something is unfair, the whole unfairness of the situation...

Criminal Defamation Amidst #MeToo: a Necessary Evil or an Anti-Democratic Tool?

Understanding the Context For the past century, freedom of speech has been popularly identified as a hallmark of any strong liberal democracy. In a political...

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