Articles by Pallavi Rebbapragada
Oct 07, 2018
The Himalayan Echoes festival retells tales of Kumaon, its wildlife, craft and foodA festival like Himalayan Echoes is as much a reminder of what’s dying as it is of the need to bring it back to life.
Oct 05, 2018
India Skills 2018: Revamped ITIs and flexible apprenticeship help bridge gap between skills, marketYoungsters searching for skills spill far beyond the campuses of IITs, the segment of the population that overcomes shortage of financial resources to enter the workforce through technical skills.
Oct 02, 2018
India must stop living in denial on manual scavenging, accept that sanitation needs non-politicised narrative on solutionsDespite a law stressing not only eradication of manual scavenging but also rehabilitation of families dependent on the job, septic tanks have turned into death beds for many young men in India.
Sep 13, 2018
Young, underpaid and overworked in Delhi: Workers' death at DLF complex reveals how society treats those who clean sewersThe death of five workers in DLF Capital Gardens' residential complex in Moti Nagar, West Delhi, shows how the guidelines for managing sewage treatment plants are being flouted while the authorities responsible for implementing them look the other way
Sep 10, 2018
Delhi University student polls: Narrative dominated by infrastructure, logistics issues rather than academicsThe issues that dominate the political narrative in student politics in Delhi revolve around infrastructure and logistics.
Sep 08, 2018
Delhi University should consider election reforms to retain ethos of student politics; keep mainstream parties outStudents politics in Delhi University has become synonymous with unruly drama with candidates relying on mainstream political parties for legal and financial aid
Sep 07, 2018
Delhi University gears up for student polls: Caste, money factors rob campus politics of level playing fieldPolitics at Delhi University, which goes to polls on 12 September, is dominated by caste and money. Most students prefer to remain mere spectators.
Aug 30, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids: Ambiguities in UAPA, lack of unified authority against terrorism worsen security situationThe repeal of Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) figured prominently in the Common Minimum Programme of the first UPA government.
Aug 22, 2018
Ashish Khetan and Ashutosh's exit from AAP reflects growing disenchantment with party's core idealsOn 15 August, Ashutosh left the Aam Aadmi Party and on Wednesday, Ashish Khetan tweeted about his departure from active politics.
Aug 10, 2018
Decriminalising begging a welcome step, but India needs shelter homes, fresh debate on persons in destitution billThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday decriminalised begging after activists argued that neither the act nor poverty was a crime.