Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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Niyamgiri Movement: Questioning The Narrative Of Developmental Politics

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The Niyamgiri Movement is a grassroots people’s movement against exploitative corporation. It is a tale of resistance against neo-colonialism, nation-building, cultural discrimination and environmental racism.
Putting woDoes The NREGA Work For The Empowerment Of Women?men at the front and center of NREGA not only makes it more effective and transparent, but also changes societal perceptions of what women can and cannot do.

Does The NREGA Work For The Empowerment Of Women?

Putting women at the front and center of NREGA not only makes it more effective and transparent, but also changes societal perceptions of what women can and cannot do.
Social Distancing For The Underprivileged: How Is Space A Resource?

Social Distancing For The Underprivileged: How Is Space A Resource?

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This is not and should not be social distancing to its full extent and we should probably stop calling it that. Keep the distancing physical, but let the social solidarity thrive.
If We Don’t Support Shaheen Bagh Women’s Agency, We Aren’t Allies To Their Movement

If We Don’t Support Shaheen Bagh Women’s Agency, We Aren’t Allies To Their Movement

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Those who had earlier visited Shaheen Bagh to show solidarity seemed concerned that the virus would spread because of the women and make society ‘unsafe’.
What Coronavirus Epidemic Should Teach Us About The Water Crisis

What Coronavirus Pandemic Should Teach Us About The Water Crisis

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The government needs to use social media and television platforms as it has done today in the grips of COVID 19. We need to prepare our population to conserve water on the same war footing to resist water crisis.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.
How Air India Employees Are Facing Discrimination Since COVID-19

How Air India Employees Are Facing Discrimination Since COVID-19

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In a statement released by Air India, officials and employees described how they are being ostracised by neighbours.
Surveillance State During A Pandemic: Is Your Data Safe In India?

Surveillance State During A Pandemic: Is Your Data Safe In India?

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Where do we draw the line between safety, the right to privacy and being snooped on by a surveillance state?
Is It Safe To Go To School In Modi’s India?

How Safe Is It To Get Education In Modi’s India?

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Any educational institution should be a safe space, where knowledge is available to all instead of polarised, hateful opinions.
SC Busts Gender Stereotypes In Indian Army: A Feminist Victory

SC Busts Gender Stereotypes In Indian Army: A Feminist Victory

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The Apex Court in India recently gave a judgement noting that women cannot be excluded from command positions in the Indian army.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

Bingo! Your Privilege Has Been Revealed

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Evident in both the Bingos are ample accounts of unpleasant experience in the savarna-dominated academia that is missing in both the JNU and the HCU counterparts; in HCU’s, academic engagement is summed up with ‘visited the reading room’ and ‘backlog’.
Amid COVID-19, India's Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

Amid Covid-19, India’s Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a very big issue in itself and needs to be solved as early as possible; but in India, that is not possible if we are not ready to finally acknowledge the flaws in our existing social system.