They call August 5, 2019, the day Lok Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, as ‘Gender Justice Murder Day’
Israel elections: Who women vote for and how it's shifting
Nudge for better policy results, but cautiously
How Chandni and her friends scripted the saga to success
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 ...
Ode to politics of consensus: Sheila Dikshit
It would be really unfortunate if we let the Sheila Dikshit way of politics go out of fashion
Delhi’s pavements: Paved with good intentions
The pavements of the national capital are used for all activities other than walking
Concern for increasing population in India just a political rhetoric
India’s population will soon stabilise, but the government is just not noticing the facts
The Indian stray dog debate: Nobody is looking at the pets
The Animal Welfare Board of India’s ABC policy ignores pets and randomly vaccinates and sterilises some homeless dogs. This ...
One Nation, One Ration Card and the hurdles ahead
While this scheme would bring perceptible changes to the lives of India’s internal migrant workers, challenges lie ahead in ...
Doctors under attack: Govt, IMA must create safe work environment
After Kolkata, such an attack took place in Delhi’s Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan hospital on July 7, 2019 ...
How the West is withdrawing into a bunker of its own making
A chronic state of emergency now infects border politics in the West. But our view of how this has ...
Is America redeeming itself vis-à-vis its First Nations?
The country appointed its first Native American poet laureate and apologised for the genocide of aborigines in its largest ...
A case for India’s stray dogs
Sterilising and vaccinating the dogs who live in our communities effectively and humanely controls their population, prevents rabies and ...
Decoding Prime Minister Modi’s second win
There is convincing evidence to suggest that Mr. Modi benefits from the well-oiled troll machine of the BJP and ...
Language gap in policy making needs bridging
For active participation of tribal communities in policy dialogues, subaltern language are indispensable
Who let the dogs out?
There is only one solution to dealing with the problem of India’s stray dog populations, dog bites and rabies: ...
See SDGs as a policy framework, not as a document
To start work, the Sustainable Development Goals first need to be popularised by the new government
It's not just jobs, but good jobs that the unemployed need
People don’t just want jobs, but good ones that are stable, are in the formal-sector, have safe working conditions, ...
Tricky issue of policing the Internet
Instead of bans, regulations may be a better way of dealing with the downside of digital technology
Pedestrian accessibility needs to come out of the ‘gaps between cars’
Lack of infrastructure, faulty design and laws have pushed the pedestrian off the sidewalks and onto the road
Feminist solutions to man-made economic inequality
Our economies are built on millions of hours of unpaid labour carried out every day by women; freeing up ...