Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Rationalisation, Bureaucratisation & Inequality in Higher Education Amid the Pandemic

Rationalisation and bureaucratisation accompanied by social inequality have characterised the educational domain for long, will these old processes continue in a pandemic stricken world or will things alter?

Moorings for a Post-Pandemic World & On What Lies Beyond

The pandemic has left us stranded on the threshold of the old and the new, but will the new world be full of compassion and empathy or will it carry over the injustices of the old?

Altering Forms of Social Exclusion & Marginality Amid the Pandemic

In an unequal society like ours, has the pandemic intensified the exiting societal cleavages?
Maid,Domestic Helper, Servant or Worker:

Maid, Domestic Helper, Servant or Worker: Terminology That Cannot Obfuscate Structural Exploitation

No matter what terminology we choose, the exploitation and inherent hierarchy that separates mental and physical domains of work gets highlighted in the way we treat those who aid us in domestic chores.

The Absurdity of Opening Pubs Before Schools in England Highlighted by Paediatrician Anthony Costello

Former WHO director and well-known paediatrician Anthony Costello has been an ardent critique of Britain’s response to the pandemic.

Making Sense of the Pandemic & the Ushering in of a New World Order

Instead of the imagining, hoping and creating the post-COVID times in the language of ‘normal’ past, there is a need to affirm the crisis so that the space for new possibilities can be explored.

Patal Lok: A Series Unveiling the Dark Underworld & a Malfunctioning Bureaucratic Machinery

Patal Lok throws light on high-profile crime while taking us to the dark realm of the underworld.

All That is Lovely, Need Not be Fair: Learning to Embrace People Beyond the...

From harmless taunts to media induced cultural symbols of beauty, the obsession with ‘fair’ skin points to a regressive and archaic Indian self.

Indian Racism Won’t End Just by Dropping ‘Fair’ from Fair & Lovely

Dropping of the word ‘fair’ from the popular ‘Fair & Lovely’ cream is sheer tokenism in a country that lives by the regressive and misogynistic ‘fair is beautiful myth’.

Absence of State-Civil Society Cooperation Make Hunger an Unprecedented Challenge in Bihar

The government and the civil society must work in collaborative effort to fight hunger and poverty amid the pandemic, but why have things not worked for Bihar?

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