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May 07, 2022

Heat Waves: What can you and the government do to beat the heat?

Now every summer, we talk about heat waves. And yet, it’s different every year. This year heat waves arrived earlier than usual in March and lasted longer than usual, going on for six weeks. And there are more...

35 mins

May 02, 2022

World Press Freedom Day: What are the many meanings of freedom?

Press freedom is increasingly endangered across the world. At least 28 journalists were killed due to their work in 2021, with India and Mexico topping the list of countries with the most media worker deaths, a...

58 mins

Apr 30, 2022

Criminal Procedure Bill- Data collection can lead to surveillance by different govt bodies

In April, the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was passed in both houses of the Parliament. This new law allows law enforcement agencies to collect a range of private information from people arrested un...

32 mins

Apr 29, 2022

Why India and WHO are divided over how many covid-19 killed

The World Health Organisation is in the midst of coming up with COVID-19 excess mortality estimates for all the 194 countries that are its members. The Indian government has been placing objections on the way t...

21 mins

Apr 25, 2022

Why most of India's TB patients aren't getting treatment

On March 24, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey in India 2019 – 2021. The last such survey took place in 1955-58 after independence. The survey shows...

25 mins

Apr 20, 2022

Criminal Procedure Bill: Break a law and the police can store your personal information

The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 28. And by April 6, it was passed in both houses of the Parliament. This new law allows law enforcement agencies to collect...

24 mins

Mar 30, 2022

Kashmir is ground zero of press freedom clampdowns across India

India was ranked at 142 out of 180 countries on Reporters Without Borders’ World press freedom index, in both 2020 and 2021. Since 2020, journalists have been arrested while covering the Hathras gangrape, farme...

31 mins

Mar 30, 2022

The ordeal of Delhi's angry Anganwadi workers

On January 31, 2022, around 22000 Anganwadi workers and helpers associated with Delhi State Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Union started their protest. They are seeking recognition as government employees, highe...

28 mins

Mar 25, 2022

Fleeing from war? Finding a home may depend on your skin colour

In the news reports from many Western countries, reporters and politicians have repeatedly compared Ukrainian refugees to those from Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan. They have used descriptors such as ‘civilised’ an...

19 mins

Mar 16, 2022

Analysis: Why did BJP and AAP win in the recent assembly elections?

On March 10, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won in four out of five states in the recently concluded assembly elections across Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Punjab. The Samajwadi Party gained a...

76 mins