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India is less happy than Pakistan, Palestine, says World Happiness Report. What's going on?

Jun 10, 2015

India is less happy than Pakistan, Palestine, says World Happiness Report. What's going on?

The World Happiness Report was released recently and it turns out Switzerland has the happiest people in the world. India is ranked at 117 in a list of 158 countries. #India #NewsTracker #Switzerland #Palestine #TISS #World Happiness Report #iCall
Book reading by activist cancelled at TISS, college says no police pressure

Feb 13, 2015

Book reading by activist cancelled at TISS, college says no police pressure

A book-reading session by activist Arun Ferreira, who was recently acquitted of Naxal links, which was cancelled in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Deonar, Mumbai has become the subject of much controversy. #NewsTracker #Talk #TISS #Arun Ferreira #Tata Institue of Social Sciences #Book-reading
TISS PhD scholar from Manipur found dead in Delhi, police suspect murder

Nov 20, 2014

TISS PhD scholar from Manipur found dead in Delhi, police suspect murder

A 33-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur was found murdered with his neck slashed at his home in south Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area last night. #Manipur #Murder #PhD student #TISS student
TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

Jul 18, 2014

TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

These rumours began circulating after Jairam Ramesh was spotted at the TISS Campus two weeks ago for a private meeting. #ToTheContrary #Jairam Ramesh #Tata Institute of Social Sciences #TISS #TISS Director
Expect 50,000 new jobs thanks to compulsory CSR

Oct 14, 2013

Expect 50,000 new jobs thanks to compulsory CSR

According to experts, the social sector is already a popular option and has low entry barriers and going forward, a lot of people could explore CSR as a career option. #JobAlert #India Inc #Social responsibility #TISS #corporates #CSR #social sector
'Rape is an extension of how we treat women in our homes'

Dec 21, 2012

'Rape is an extension of how we treat women in our homes'

In an interview to Firstpost, Trupti Panchal, coordinator of the Special Cell, talks about the importance of gender- sensitive police response team, issues in all women police stations and possible ways to tackle crime against women #India #QandA #TISS #Delhi gangrape #Special Cell #Trupti Panchal
How Mumbai's most underprivileged ward is trying to help itself

Dec 10, 2012

How Mumbai's most underprivileged ward is trying to help itself

The most underprivileged municipal ward in Mumbai, popularly known as the M-ward will soon become Indias first model for Peoples Planning Process (PPP) involving individual citizens, communities, NGOs, stakeholders, government and municipal organisations. #HowThisWorks #chembur #Govandi #TISS #Trombay #Transforming M east ward #Peoples Planning Process
Researcher goes to meet RSS lawyer, gets hauled up by cops

Oct 10, 2012

Researcher goes to meet RSS lawyer, gets hauled up by cops

As a young research officer from TISS was hauled up for questioning after wanting to meet a lawyer for a project. Was he picked out only because he was Muslim? #ThatsJustWrong #Hyderabad #RSS #TISS #Mecca Masjid blasts
TISS, DBS Bank tie-up to support social entrepreneurship

Aug 15, 2012

TISS, DBS Bank tie-up to support social entrepreneurship

Singapore-based DBS Bank and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) joined hands to launch a programme which will support social entrepreneurship. #NewsTracker #Social entrepreneurship #TISS #DBS
Stories from Mumbai's forgotten MWard

Dec 13, 2011

Stories from Mumbai's forgotten MWard

Mumbai's MWard has one of the lowest HDI in India and an infant mortality rate as poor as SubSaharan Africa. TISS students, there as a part of a project to rescue it, share stories from base camp. #ConnectTheDots #TISS #Trombay #Transforming MWard