Tag: India

Looking Beyond Tokenism: Inspecting National Awards for Teachers

Structural deficiencies in India’s education system have resulted in lower academic standards and a generally dissatisfied teaching community. It is no surprise that Indian...

K(Hello) India! – Start of a New Sporting Era?

The ‘Khelo India’ Scheme, launched by Sports Minister Vijay Goel in 2017, aims to inculcate a culture of sports among the youth in rural areas of the country. By launching...

The Refoulement of Rohingyas: A threat to (Inter)National Interest

Researched and written by Gauri Bansal The recent declaration by Kiren Rijiju ─ the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs ─ on the deportation...

India’s Sportswomen – A Brighter Future

  In the recently concluded 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, India's Women in Blue came astonishingly close to winning their first ever World Cup....

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: Adivasis Amidst Bauxite Mining in Rayagada, Odisha

Baphlimali is a small hill, hidden away in Kashipur block in Odisha’s Rayagada district. In areas surrounding the hill live the Jhodia, Paraja, Penga...

Educating India’s Daughter: Has the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana Worked?

  Structural and socio-cultural limitations entrenched in modern India have prevented innumerable young girls from attending school across the country. Lack of access to education...

Blood on India’s Sand Trail: Part I

Written by Sourya Reddy Updated on 09/09/18 Sumaira Abdulali, one of India’s foremost campaigners against illegal sand mining, revealed in a documentary how she was physically...

70 Years as an Indian: Why it is wrong to blame...

Researched and written by Arjav Kulshreshtha Most Indians are familiar with the postcolonial narrative that the All India Muslim League had been demanding for the...

Is the Sports Industry India’s Next Big Thing?

Researched and written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan. India put on its best ever show since 1985 at the recently concluded 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics...

India’s Golden Challenge ─ Primary Education

India is set to become the third largest economy in the world by 2030 all the while being home to the largest and youngest workforce...