Tag: Karnataka

Life in Traffic, Not Fantastic: Why Are Bengaluru’s Roads So Bad?

The poor condition of Bengaluru's roads are well-documented and have been groaned about since time immemorial. Roads are laid in the city only to be dug up again, leaving commuters stuck in traffic for hours on end. But why are Bengaluru's roads so bad? Who is responsible for them? And why is this such a persistent problem?

Caged and Cramped Animals, Pandemic-Hit Revenues: Why Does India Still Have...

When animals’ lives are compromised in poorly monitored zoos, why does India continue to operate them?

Behind the “Green” Rationale of Evictions

84,000 Indians were forced out of their homes for “ostensible environmental” reasons in 2020, but there may be more at play here than conservation measures.

How the I’MPossible Fellowship is Reimagining Education for India’s Youth Living...

Orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV remain stigmatised in Indian society—difficulties which the two-year I’MPossible Fellowship aims to solve for.

Ecosystems As Public Health Services In India

Access to ecosystem services is important for communities that lack access to quality healthcare, because they serve as basic and free healthcare systems.

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.

Hanging by a Thread: Affordable Private Schools and COVID-19

Targeted policy reforms needed to support the online learning of 79 million students in India’s Affordable Private Schools.

The Potential of Artificial Intelligence to Revolutionise Indian Agriculture

Each one of us is increasingly surrounded by applications that make use of artificial intelligence (AI)—whether that’s predictive typing on phones and laptops or...

The Scattered Implementation of Forest Rights Among the Siddis of Karnataka

The Siddis, recognised as a Scheduled Tribe, occupy a special place in the history of India—they are one of the few historical African diasporic...

Building A Case Against Domicile Reservation in Private Unaided Universities

In late September last year, the Karnataka High Court quashed an amendment which introduced a domicile reservation for The National Law School of India...