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Feb 10, 2023

How to read budget using a feminist lens

The Union budget is presented every year in February. But how do we know that the budget allocations are equitable? While most budget speeches talk about “empowerment” of women and other marginalised genders, d...

36 mins

Feb 03, 2023

India beats China to become the most populated country, what's next?

On January 17, China announced its population is at 141.2 crore. According to the World Population Review, India's population increased to 142.3 crore people as of January 18. Though we have always seen overpop...

36 mins

Jan 27, 2023

Why Haldwani? - Behind the Politics of Eviction and Demolition in India

In this episode, Sneha Richhariya and Suhail Bhat visit Haldwani to make sense of the eviction order in Haldwani’s Banbhoolpura area, issued by the High Court on 20th December. We take a deep dive into the pol...

29 mins

Jan 20, 2023

Mangarh Massacre: Why this ‘Adivasi Jallianwala Bagh’ gets the spotlight before Rajasthan elections

The Mangarh Massacre of November 1913 resulted in the death of around 1,500 people belonging to the Bhil tribe. They had gathered there to protest against the exploitation of tribal people by the British as wel...

51 mins

Jan 13, 2023

How Indian anti-feminist trolls operate on Twitter

Anti-feminist groups have become increasingly visible on Indian Twitter over the years with campaigns like #MenToo, #MarriageStrike and of course, the recent reaction to Shraddha Walkar’s murder. A study was co...

32 mins

Dec 16, 2022

AIIMS cyber attack- How to make institutions more accountable for digital safety

In November, there was a ransomware attack on the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Patients suffered as the cyber systems were completely shut down for a few days and were r...

27 mins

Dec 12, 2022

Why IT jobs are precarious

Recently many Information technology-based companies including Meta, Twitter, Byju’s, Unacademy among others announced layoffs. Suno India’s Menaka Rao speaks to  Aabid Firdausi, a Ph.D. scholar in Sociology at...

23 mins

Dec 08, 2022

How a collective got back jobs of more than 100 IT employees

In November 2022, Edtech firm Byju's announced 2500 layoffs. However, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala after intervention by a welfare organization called Pratidhwani, Byju restored about 150 jobs of those in Thir...

24 mins

Dec 01, 2022

How HIV Intervention Is Failing LGBTQ Youth

We have come a long way since the AIDS epidemic of the 80’s and 90’s. Some of the groups that the HIV intervention programs focused on are men having sex with men and transgender women. In fact that is how the...

32 mins

Nov 30, 2022

How can the state and community take charge of the rising dog menace?

In a complaint from a woman who suffered severe injuries after a pit bull attacked her, a Gurugram district consumer forum banned 11 foreign breeds of dogs in its district. Several cases related to street dogs...

39 mins