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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

15 January, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

08 January, 2022 Rakhi Bose

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.


What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

28 December, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

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17 November, 2021

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

Yashika Mathur

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry


15 November, 2021

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Arijit Ghosh

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.


11 November, 2021

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

Shekhar Mehta

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.


08 November, 2021

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

Arijit Ghosh

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.


08 November, 2021

Art-e-Fact | Art Basel Miami Fair Returns To Life With A Bang

Trisha Mukherjee

One of the premier art fairs in the Americas, the show scheduled to be held from December 2-4 at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, promises to present a unique overview of artists, galleries and key trends from the region.


20 September, 2021

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Arijit Ghosh

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader


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13 September, 2021

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

Seema Guha

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.


12 September, 2021

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

Chaitali Moitra

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.


12 September, 2021

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

Kameswari Chebrolu

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates


12 September, 2021

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

Sugata Mitra

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.


12 September, 2021

Will The Smog Tower Help Delhi’s Air Get Cleaner? Here’s What An Engineer Says

Dr. Sarath Guttikunda

From every known science and engineering angle, the concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution. In the open where every puff of air is replaced with another puff of air in no time, with equal or sometimes more pollution, this effort to clean air is an illogical operation.


09 September, 2021

Extra Dose Of Steroids? Why Sidharth Shukla’s Death Confounds Sports Medicine Experts

Dr Saranjeet Singh

We love a hero with six packs and huge arms. In a way, we are all responsible for Sidharth Shukla’s premature death


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07 September, 2021

Chinese Whispers: Are Banned China Companies Making A Quiet Comeback In India?

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Chinese companies banned under Sec 69A of the IT Act of India, are quietly making a backdoor comeback through what could be largely termed as a “Benami” route. The menace needs to be aggressively tracked and stopped


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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