Have we given up on planet Earth?
We are living through a climate emergency that threatens the existence of human life on Earth, while our leaders dream of life on Mars.
Does outer space end – or go on forever?
These are questions scientists don’t have definite answers to yet. Many think it’s likely you would just keep passing galaxies in every direction, forever. In that case, the universe would be infinite, with no end.
It takes a village: how one community built a better future for its daughters
In the face of global environmental crisis and India’s crisis of democracy, hope lies in the small-scale revolutions.
India's cultural heritage is being lost
Despite the nationalist fervour for all things Indian, our traditional arts are dying.
Raghu Rama Krishna Raju arrested and tortured in custody as a result of “revenge politics”
India’s institutions are broken. There is no clearer example than the case of Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, an Andhra Pradesh MP for the YSR Congress Party.
When Actors Become Leaders
Politics in India today is chock-full of celebrities, mainly Bollywood stars in a mid-life career change. But politics is serious and requires wisdom and leadership. Actors should stick to what they’re best at – acting – and leave politics to those with knowledge and expertise.
Shhhh, they're listening – inside the coming voice-profiling revolution
If you hear “This call is being recorded for training and quality control,” it isn’t just the customer service representative they’re monitoring. It can be you, too.
The CBI has become a tool of the BJP
The CBI has never, in all its history, convicted anyone from the ruling government.
Has Media Failed India?
We can only form opinions based on the information available to us. But what if that information is biased and inaccurate?
Kindness in the time of Covid: how Indians are helping each other in hard times
The crisis has brought out the best in us.
India’s pandemic exodus was a biological disaster and stranded migrant workers should be classified as internally displaced
Shortly after the announcement of a lockdown, it was reasonably anticipated that the closure of business would detrimentally affect the social and economic conditions of millions of daily wage workers in the country.
Three women died in Kerala this week as a result of dowry disputes. This violence against women must stop
The dowry system was abolished in India in 1961. So why are thousands of young women dying every year in “dowry death” cases?