Commons act as a nutritional buffer, safety net for migrants; middle-class, wealthy residents no less dependent
Ending child marriage, beyond slogans
Beware of a deal with Trump
India's population: 'Curb the number of rich children'
India's population: Demographic changes along expected lines
Coercion must be avoided; budgetary allocations raised
India's population: Every addition to the optimum level is a burden on the state
Message should go to people that if they think in the interest of the state, the state will take ...
Iowa caucuses did one thing right: Require paper ballots
Any problems with a paperless election would be impossible to fix, calling into public question the integrity of the ...
Union Budget 2020-21: Denotified, Nomadic, Semi-nomadic Tribes left out once again
Hopes that soared after Piyush Goyal’s mention last year lie deflated
Budget 2020-21: Why it’s high time for a thorough revamp of our child budget
India's allocation for children has been remained a paltry 3.3% for some time now. Here's why we need more
Why the debate over India’s population explosion is on the wrong track
According to government data, India’s Total Fertility Rate has already reached replacement levels
Migration: I am biased, for people
We must not build a divisive agenda on migration, otherwise it will lead to endless spread of hatred
Rural development and gender equality: A reality check in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu has to develop a policy framework to achieve employability through quality secondary education for women, shifting focus ...
Yes, I buried my mother in front of my house
A social activist travels to eastern Uttar Pradesh to meet a marginalised community who bury their dead in their ...
Was 2019 an 'Annus horribilis' for India's children?
Except a few positive headlines, 2019 was a year when Indian children were in the news for mostly the ...
How the women of one Jharkhand village built their own bathrooms
The collective effort by all the women of Telleya has made it a model village in the entire Gumla ...
Africa: We must go beyond singular responses in the fight against child poverty
Policies need to address in all the complexities of child poverty
Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize: but big challenges still await Ethiopia
Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the prize. Last year it was won by medical ...
Why is transgender community unhappy with Trans Persons Bill?
They call August 5, 2019, the day Lok Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, as ‘Gender ...
Israel elections: Who women vote for and how it's shifting
Will having a woman, who is also secular and leading a right-wing religious alliance for the first time, affect ...
Nudge for better policy results, but cautiously
Nudge, as a tool, is often criticised because it rests on the fundamental premise of ‘libertarian paternalism’
How Chandni and her friends scripted the saga to success
On this Independence Day, let’s recount the story of a girl from Samastipur whose idea of a free India ...
Odisha's mines may power the country, but what about its people?
Mining has not yielded commensurate dividends to life in Odisha
Mt Everest: Overcrowding at the top of the world must be regulated
Nepal needs to be proactive in safeguarding the tourism industry centred around Mount Everest
RTI amendment: Usurping powers from Legislature and States
The National Democratic Alliance government's move is an assault on the independence of information commissioners, writes former Central Information Commissioner M ...
State apathy caused a differently abled teen to starve to death in Odisha
A member of a fact-finding team writes about how the 17-year-old and his sister struggled to make ends meet ...