Description of CSR activities may generate the idea of an inclusive, equitable world; but the premise of the companies’ activities may not be the same
Corporate social responsibility practices in the times of COVID-19: A study of India’s BFSI sector
Maternal committees in Madhya Pradesh: Beginning of decentralised nutrition governance
How COVID-19 is exposing children to traffickers
Why India should not reopen schools and colleges during COVID-19 pandemic
The Centre and state governments should refrain from doing so in the light of new studies highlighting COVID-19 cases among ...
National Education Policy: Why education must be anchored in quality and equity
States support, corporate commitments and value addition by other stakeholders can usher in a major transformation in education
When do politicians get to think?
The people’s representative is facing a paradox: Of keeping away from people due to COVID-19. A good vision is ...
Mining push continues despite water crisis in Neskantaga First Nation and Ontario’s Ring of Fire
It is exactly the foundation that Canada is built on. It is one of the ways that colonialism not ...
India needs a freedom movement against non-performing officers
NPOs should be removed if the Union government’s schemes are to bear fruits
Children's Day amid COVID-19: Pandemic has made life tougher for disadvantaged kids
Children have been exposed to illegal marriages, trafficking, labour, food insecurity and have seen a sharpening of inquality due ...
Bihar Elections 2020: A mandate against status quo?
The verdict indicated a tipping point in people’s tolerance for rhetoric; it also exhibited a rare consolidation of the youth
Congress could select the president in a disputed election
If disputed state vote totals are not resolved by six days prior to December 14, Congress can step in, ...
Trump’s Pennsylvania lawsuits invoke Bush v. Gore, but the Supreme Court probably won’t decide 2020 election
After winning Wisconsin and Michigan, Biden has a number of credible paths to 270 Electoral College votes without Pennsylvania. ...
Re-election hopes fading, Trump tries for an election win in the courts
The Trump campaign is launching a well-planned legal assault to challenge the validity of ballots and the process of ...
Biden headed for narrow victory in US presidential election
Biden currently leads Trump by 49.8% to 48.5% in the national popular vote
‘Wait and see’ is an unsatisfying – but accurate – way to present election results
Perhaps news organisations and the public could wait for those charged with the counting to do the counting
As the world watches US election, the appeal of America is diminished
A reality check on American power, including its cultural power, is overdue
We break indigenous societies and yet are scared of ‘them’
Two tribal rights activists urge civil society to protect indigenous families facing the onslaught of inhuman greed and extreme ...
The charade of limits on election expenditure by candidates
The Election Commission recently mooted connecting electoral expense limits to population and inflation; but will that create a level playing field ...
A non-verbal communication expert watched Trump-Biden debate with no sound. Here’s what he saw
Even when directly dealing with attacks from Trump, Biden often smiled; Trump presented a much less aggressive and more thoughtful ...
Roti, kapda, makaan... and vaccine: Can it sway elections
With potential COVID-19 vaccines equalling cheap foodgrains’ power as a poll promise, can vaccine sub-nationalism be far behind
New Zealand elections: Win for Jacinda Arden’s Labour not failure of MMP
‘Mixed Member Proportional was designed to accurately translate people’s votes into parliamentary seats — and that is exactly what ...
Excluded at the ballot box: What stops people voting around the world and how to fix it
While there is clear evidence that some voters are being systemically excluded, there are also remedies available that could ...
International Disaster Risk Reduction Day: Why being prepared is key to overcoming 21st century challenges
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it abundantly clear that it is not enough for authorities to prepare for single ...
India needs the ‘Garibi Hatao’ slogan back
Anti-poverty programmes must be universal, not just on a below or above poverty line matrix