Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Ghar Kunda: Experiencing a Ritual Age Old Yet Infused with Unlimited Ethnographic Wonder

Celebrations are infused with the flavours of a local culture, here is a photo essay on how Diwali is celebrated in a remote village of Jharkhand.

Worshipping Waghoba: Faith meets conservation in Maharashtra where humans and leopards share space

The Warli tribe, an indigenous community that lives in northwest Maharashtra, believes that the cat-god Waghoba will protect them from the negative impacts of sharing spaces with leopards.


The article here is the author's unique take on the NEET exam and the hilarious yet paradoxical nature of such competitive exams.

It’s Time to Stand up for Saving Traditional Oilseeds or it may be too...

India is in a fortunate state of being home to many oilseeds. These include groundnut, mustard, sesame among others but what are we doing to preserve and promote them in agriculture?

The Prison of Gender Roles

What “it” has a greater hold on people’s imaginations or limits them more than ideas about what biological sex must mean, what I call...
As tigers return to the district, will the man-animal conflict amplify to unprecedented heights?

Tigers return to Gadchiroli forests after 30 years, human-animal conflict spikes

Gadchiroli district has seen a sharp increase in tiger population in recent years sparking of with intensity, the animal-man conflict in this region.

Rice Biodiversity in India Faces a New and Serious Threat

The article looks at the challenges of rice biodiversity in India and what can be done to address the upcoming concerns around it.
Activist Kamla Bhasin/Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Biding Adieu to Kamla Bhasin : A Feminist Visionary who Combined Kindness with a...

The passing away of feminist thinker-activist and poet Kamla Bhasin has left an unrepairable void in the domain of gender, her works will continue to be cherished. 

Harnessing the unrealised potential of agroforestry in curbing climate change in India

Experts believe that increasing the area under agroforestry could also fulfil multiple Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations.

The balance between jobs in the renewable energy and fossil fuel sectors could play...

Renewable energy jobs are claimed to embrace the shifting millions, involved directly or indirectly in the coal sector. But the transition is far more complex than it appears.

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