The pandemic has brought out not only many socio-economic and political fault lines in global governance, but also in individual countries
COVID-19 vaccine weekly: Sharing doses tops the G7 agenda
Closing the loop on COVID-19, wars and climate change: Maybe we were never that great
Delhi draft master plan 2041 : A heartening fresh approach to mobility
Gains lost: ILO flags rise in child labour — the first time this millennium
Globally, 9 million more children are at risk of child labour by the end of 2022 due to the ...
COVID-19: India should act now to avert a bus sector collapse
The Centre should provide stimulus packages and chalk out long-term plan to revive te bus sector
The expanding landscape of environmental, social and governance in India
Media will have a major role to play in creating mass awareness among investors in India
Low trust in authorities affects vaccine uptake: Evidence from 22 African countries
Nearly half of the world’s unvaccinated and under-vaccinated children live in Africa
What India can learn from Bangladesh about closing its gender gap
Post-1971, Bangladesh embarked on an inclusive development strategy involving various non-government stakeholders, religious bodies and aid donors to promote ...
Accountability is oxygen to civic life : How India could have managed COVID-19 better
Lessons from Right to Information and other welfare laws could have led to more transparent and smooth relief plans
Time and support are of the essence in preventing child marriages
Rescuing a child in time, followed by regular monitoring of her kin and providing her with support, will ensure ...
COVID-19 is cruel to young and aspirational India
More than the pandemic, it’s the sheer abdication of responsibility from those in power that’s destroying the dreams of ...
Mass poverty is back in India
After 45 years, the world’s fastest poverty-reducing country adds the maximum poor in a year
India’s homemakers being wooed by political parties is path-breaking
The socio-political message of parties promising cash value to homemakers is a recognition of women’s work in a typical male-dominated ...
Would cats bell themselves? The wait for the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
The recently concluded UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights (March 17-19) evoked a lot of enthusiasm ...
Untold risks: India needs full-time body to tackle biological threats
The country needs a nodal agency to aggregate experts from various ministries, the private sector, academic and scientists
What we learned from tracking every COVID-19 policy in the world
During the first months of the pandemic, governments mostly adopted similar policies, in the same sequence and at the ...
West Bengal polls: What’s in it for Adivasis and forest dwellers?
For political parties, tribal votes matter more than including tribal concerns in their political agenda.
Nutrition in backyard gardens: Odisha’s tribal women show the way
The vegetable women grow not only help them eat healthy, but also sell surplus produce and make a living ...
Celebrating the role of Indian NGOs in combating the COVID-19 pandemic
The World NGO Day is an opportunity time to take note of the huge efforts put forth by non-profits ...
New intermediary guidelines: The good and the bad
Problem of intermediary regulation gets deserved attention in the new rules; bringing online curated content platforms within the ambit of ...
Environment Impact Assessment: India needs to revamp its public consultation framework
The draft Environment Impact Assessment notification 2020 minimises public engagement. How do other countries go about it?
High-security number plates mandatory in Delhi: Why are they important
High-security registration plates add security features that make vehicles theft- and tamper-proof; used to standardise size and font on ...
Kalahandi’s Kutia Kondhs: Subsistence a struggle for this tribe of nature worshippers
Despite living in abject poverty and depending on natural resources for survival, the Kondhs do not use wood from ...
Rooster’s call for sensory heritage
Months after a couple filed a case against a rooster crowing early morning, France has passed a law with profound ...