Tag: policy

The Case Against Internet Shutdowns — Episode 3 of The Impact

Why does the government shut down internet services? Why do these shutdowns seem more likely to happen in specific parts of the country? What do they have to do with maintaining 'security'?

Creating More Equitable Classrooms with Subir Shukla

Who decides what “knowledge” is? Why is it important? And how can we break the hierarchies that have been cemented in our systems?

Dialling 102: How Are Private Hospitals Dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis?...

Amidst the brutal second wave of COVID-19, how are private hospitals in India dealing with the crisis? Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin explains.

Hitting Restart: Reopening Schools in Tamil Nadu with Merlia Shaukath

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Malavika VN Amid massive learning losses, states across India have been struggling to answer when and how they should reopen...

2021 & Beyond: Building a Roadmap for Education

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Malavika VN The Budget for Education reduced by 6% in 2021, leaving many working in the field trying to understand...

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Spy on Me, and I’ll...

Earlier this month—February 2021—the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched a controversial programme under its cybercrime unit. Called the ‘Cyber Crime Volunteers Program’, it...

Technically Speaking, Why is Encryption a Big Deal for the Government?

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal Encryption has been the talk of the tech world for the better part of 5 years now. While...

From Rio to Tokyo: Unlocking India’s Paralympic Potential with Deepthi Bopaiah...

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Indian para-athletes brought in more podium finishes (2 Golds, 1 Silver and 1...

What is the Government Doing for Athletes? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah...

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. From providing monetary support to upcoming athletes to creating a National Sports Education Board, how are different...

#Dialogues: Mapping Cyber Security in India with Pukhraj Singh

Interviewed by Bharath Pottekkat  Edited by Malavika VN  If the recent revelation that China is collecting huge amounts of data on Indian individuals is anything to...