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Here are the ten steps taken by TRAI to strike down differential pricing

Feb 08, 2016

Here are the ten steps taken by TRAI to strike down differential pricing

In the last few months, the debate had shifted from net neutrality to a 'differential pricing'. While TRAI has been adamant over not relating the two terms, the issue is, in essence, the same. #facebook #HowThisWorks #Net neutrality #Free Basics #differential pricing
No matter how cute the idea of a 'peace mountain', Siachen isn't Disneyland

Feb 08, 2016

No matter how cute the idea of a 'peace mountain', Siachen isn't Disneyland

The idea of turning Siachen into a ‘peace mountain’ or park is cute and sounds awfully nice. But it isn’t Disneyland and giving up a strategic height isn’t a roller coaster ride. #HowThisWorks #Siachen #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Operation Meghdoot #Siachen avalanche
'Excuse me, you're too fat for our country': Airports have way too many weighty issues

Feb 07, 2016

'Excuse me, you're too fat for our country': Airports have way too many weighty issues

Airports drive you crazy. They are the world in a microcosm. Racism is rampant. Harassment, the VIP syndrome, rip-offs, the paper chase, dry mouths, hopes delayed, it’s all there. #HowThisWorks #travel #Immigration #Public health #Airports #Shareworthy #Zika #weight check
Political grandstanding, official disengagement have made MCD mess ugly: Former Delhi Chief Secy

Feb 05, 2016

Political grandstanding, official disengagement have made MCD mess ugly: Former Delhi Chief Secy

Amid the blame game and confrontation between the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led municipal corporations, the indefinite strike of the civic body employees entered its tenth day. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Bharatiya Janata Party #Delhi government #MCD #Aam Aadmi Party #Shailaja Chandra
Nursery admission: If you have felt insulted as a parent, then demand big change in the education system

Feb 05, 2016

Nursery admission: If you have felt insulted as a parent, then demand big change in the education system

If you are a parent and have tried to secure admission for your child to any private school in Delhi, let alone a nursery school, you know how harrowing the experience is. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Kejriwal #Nursery Admissions #School education #AAP government #Management quota
Congress weakening its own case on Ashok Chavan by crying 'political vendetta'

Feb 05, 2016

Congress weakening its own case on Ashok Chavan by crying 'political vendetta'

The Congress leadership's decision to drop Ashok Chavan as the Maharashtra Chief Minister was based not on any high moral ground but because preliminary investigations indicated that Chavan had much to explain #HowThisWorks #Corruption #UPA #Congress #Ashok Chavan #Rahul Gandhi #Maharashtra #Adarsh #National Herald #C Vidyasagar Rao
In India, stigma defines the cancer narrative of doctors, patients and families

Feb 04, 2016

In India, stigma defines the cancer narrative of doctors, patients and families

Sensitising the public about the impact of stigma on patients can reduce the fear-inducing experiences of chronic illnesses. What is important to recognise and understand is that in the centre of any medical care is the patient and they really should be treated fairly, honestly and allowed to make decisions for themselves – even if the decision is not to decide! #HowThisWorks #India #Health #Cancer #doctors #Disease #Social Stigma #World Cancer Day
The Silent Killer: Fouled by trash fire, Mumbai air still 95% better than Delhi

Feb 04, 2016

The Silent Killer: Fouled by trash fire, Mumbai air still 95% better than Delhi

Large enough to be seen from space, the fire from a burning garbage dump on Mumbai’s eastern edge shut schools, but the city’s air-pollution levels were almost twice as good–relatively speaking–as Delhi’s, according to data from IndiaSpend’s #Breathe air-quality sensors. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Mumbai #Air pollution #Smog #Delhi Pollution #Deonar fire #Dumping ground #pollution in Mumbai
Rohith Vemula suicide: ABVP readies itself with its counter-narrative

Feb 03, 2016

Rohith Vemula suicide: ABVP readies itself with its counter-narrative

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has decided to come up with a counter-narrative on the issue of Rohith Vemula's death. #HowThisWorks #Dalit #ABVP #Rohith Vemula #Hyderabad University #Ambedkar Students Association #N Susheel Kumar
Men can visit graveyards, why not us? ask Muslim women

Feb 01, 2016

Men can visit graveyards, why not us? ask Muslim women

The graves, professor Zeenat Shaukat Ali said quoting Prophet Muhammad, should be frequented by men and women for two reasons: one, it reminds them of death and two, they can pray for the people buried there. #HowThisWorks #Bombay High Court #Haji Ali Dargah #Prophet Muhammad #Sadia Dehlvi #Muslim women #graveyards #Hazrat Ayesha #Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti Gharib Nawaz #Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya #Zakia Soman