If Israel wants to maintain its status as a democracy—and indeed it has never missed an opportunity to assert itself as the sole democracy in the Middle East—it must treat its prisoners with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, religion, or creed
A recent book by Peter Wohlleben’s which has quickly become a bestseller in Germany reveals a lot about the social life of trees but he confesses before the Hay festival audience that it has annoyed scientists over the world.
At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.
On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?
This Valentine's Day let us reflect on the ideas produced by Bell Hooks- a radical thinker influenced by Buddhism speaking of love - its ability to create a new culture free from the principle of domination.
As we celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary—and that too at a time when the Hindu Right seeks to appropriate him, it is important to have a more nuanced reading of the monk’s thoughts and visions.
The schooled mind may tend to lose its spontaneity and sense of wonder making learning an extremely alienating process. If creative methods are used and innovative ideas implemented learning can become a celebration beyond boundaries.
The overarching under-representation of the transgender community coupled with a sustained sense of ridicule and mockery even where there is the slightest of attention paid, has made most of our school curriculum insensitive, non-empathetic and unfair to the transgender community.
Given the critical importance of food for survival and human existence, the need to usher in much needed reforms in the food and agriculture sector is the call of the hour, failing which, we all could be moving towards a major crisis in future.
India’s migrant workers are integral to its economy, but indivisible in its policies and schemes. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the loopholes that cripple the system and deprive its workers.
The coronavirus pandemic has been taking a toll in the country as we become the country with the second largest rate of infections in the world. The coronavirus death toll has now reached 1,12,161 and the virus has claimed 895 lives in a matter of just twenty four hours.
Worldwide, the coronavirus numbers have crossed in 38.6M mark and the toll has risen to 1.09M according to Johns Hopkins University. And more than 26.7M people have recovered from COVID-19 so far.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has tested COVID-19 positive and has appealed to all those who have met him the recent days to undergo testing and take up institutional quarantine.
Pollution levels in Delhi are on the rise and it is believed that the rising pollution levels could worsen the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the city.
A package of Rs 22,267 crore has been allotted to the state of Odisha to help the state fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
In an astonishing estimate, it has been found that more than 25 hearings took place in various courts in India, these hearings were conducted through video-conferencing.
India’s COVID-19 fatality rate has climbed to an all time low and has now climbed down to 1.52%. This is the lowest to have been recorded by India since March, 2020.
American President Donald Trump recently said that it was unconstitutional to impose a lockdown due to the pandemic, he said that he defends holding public events during the pandemic. He said that as president he has to meet people despite the pandemic. Donald Trump had recently tested COVID-19 positive.
The Delhi Government told the Delhi High Court that the policy decisions directing 33 big private hospitals to reserve 80% of ICU beds for COVID-19 patients was taken as a temporary measure to mitigate the crisis.