From wages to travel, women community health workers had a harder time carrying out COVID-19 duties in Bundelkhand, according to a survey
Criminalising nitrous oxide users is no laughing matter if it distracts from more serious drug problems
How India is positioned to achieve UN’s sustainable consumption and production goal
Non-binary genders need more visibility in India’s Census 2021
Obituary: Former health secy Keshav Desiraju fought hard against corruption in health industry
He was summarily transferred to the ministry of consumer affairs during his tenure as the health secy
Population populism: How redundant is UP’s two-child policy?
The recent UP Population Policy aims to reduce the state’s current total fertility rate, which is 2.7, and bring ...
The Taliban reportedly have control of US biometric devices: A lesson in life-and-death consequences of data privacy
Many Afghans fear that the identity documents and databases storing personally identifiable data could be transformed into death warrants ...
Population populism: UP bill should empower, not control people
Solution to population problem lies in ensuring socio-economic development by addressing issues of adolescent sexual and reproductive health, child ...
Restoring a century-old building in Chandannagar helps raise awareness about heritage management
The Registry Building constructed in 1875 served as the register office as well as the first French courthouse
Discrimination during pandemic, cyclones puts lives of dalits at risk
Lower caste communities are ostracised and denied access to rehabilitation facilities during natural disasters
The world must not look away as the Taliban sexually enslaves women and girls
There must be no impunity for acts of sexual violence as part of a comprehensive approach to seeking sustainable ...
How Joe Biden failed the people of Afghanistan — and tarnished US credibility around the world
The collapse in Afghanistan that has flowed from President Joe Biden’s decision to proceed with a complete US troop ...
Shelterless Kashmiri pastoralists denied benefits of Forest Rights Act
The migratory population is unable to repair their damaged huts as the government sits on claim forms
How ‘Golden Boy’ Neeraj Chopra got caught in India’s caste cauldron
A number of caste groups have tried to claim Neeraj Chopra as their own ever since he won the ...
How COVID-19 protocols can propagate social discrimination in India
COVID-19-induced social-distancing norms can medicalise the process of maintaining purity
Climate-based protectionism: Green public procurement can incentivise public sector to eliminate polluting tech
The tool presents an opportunity for the Indian manufacturing sector to change course in time for major policy shifts across ...
Collapse of Adivasi self-governance system in Jharkhand: Need to implement PESA in letter and spirit
The PESA Act is considered to be the backbone of tribal legislation in India; proper implementation can rejuvenate self-governance ...
Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 relief scheme is well-intentioned, but can be more efficient
The cash benefit can be directly credited into the bank account of the card-holders
Population populism: What led to the faster decline in fertility in recent decades?
Effective delivery of family planning services, strong incentives and disincentives led to decline in fertility rates
Population populism: UP has no option left but to control its population
State-led control of population might be criticised, but it will help us in the long run to stabilise the population ...
Lateral thoughts: COVID-19 vaccines and a game of chance
Would you be compensated for adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines?
Population populism: Assam’s population control policy: A misguided approach?
The attempt on the part of the incumbent government, to project the Bengali Muslim community as a civilisational threat ...
Population populism: UP draft population bill will impact the vulnerable, especially women
The focus must be on safeguarding women and girls’ reproductive health. Smaller families can be achieved by ensuring gender ...
Population populism: UP draft population bill fails tests of necessity, intrusiveness
The proposed law will lead to more abortions and adverse sex ratio at birth
The Tokyo Olympics will be the games of all mothers
Now that pregnancy no longer marks the end of an athlete’s career, many elite athletes not only return to ...