World Science Day

GMO Pears

GMOs and the EU’s Plant Politics

Written by Ishani Pant  Mutagenesis is the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism is altered either due to natural circumstances or laboratory...
Online Virtual Education

Taking the Classroom Online: E-Education for India

India’s education landscape is vast ─ close to 260 million students attend more than 1.5 million schools and around 30.5 million college students attend...
Protest Hike

Plugging the Brain Drain: Revitalising Research in India

Co-authored by Harsh Ghildiyal & Sourya Reddy  Being a research scholar in India is anything but easy. For instance, earlier this month, the Central University...
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Conquering the Divide: Assessing Delhi’s Free Coaching Scheme

Written by Ipsita Mishra  Vijay Kumar, the son of a tailor, made the headlines last month for being enrolled at the prestigious Indian Institute of...

NEET Medical Exam: The Untidy Aftermath

The National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET) was implemented in 2016 to be the sole medical exam for any medical college in the country....
ONGC

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...

#Dialogues: Early Childhood Care & Education in the NEP 2020 with Kamal Gaur

Last month, the Union Government approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Since then, many prominent personalities have spoken about its potential for...
Climate Change

Digging Deeper: The Relationship Between Climate Change & Capitalism

Written by Manas Dutt It is Al Gore’s almost two-decade-long, irrefutable and inconvenient truth that climate change is set to alter the planet radically if...
MOOCs

‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in India

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya Vikram By virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...

Putting the Athlete First: Data Protection in Sports

Written by Swagam Dasgupta & Sourya Reddy  Fitbit. Apple. Samsung. Boltt. Huawei. What do all these companies have in common? The ability to tell you...