articles by Yael Ajgarni


International Women’s Day 2019: Gender equality is a matter of visibility, it needs to go beyond reservation

If a look is taken at female labour force participation (FLFP), a World Bank report found that the rate in India fell to 27 percent in 2017 from 37 percent in 2006.


From Congress role to growing importance of regional parties, Mamata's 19 Jan Opposition rally has rarely been out of the news

For about a year, Mamata Banerjee toured the country in an effort to shore up a strong and united Opposition front to fight the Lok Sabha election against the BJP. In the run up to the major gathering of anti-BJP parties, several cues and controversies ensured all eyes remained on the 19 January rally as the political circles kept buzzing.


'Pakistan doesn't do a damn thing for US': Donald Trump's bluster, unlike Bush-Obama restraint, pushes ties to brink

Under the Trump administration, the US-Pakistan relations have been faltering since 2017, when he first publicly hit out at Islamabad for providing safe havens to "agents of chaos" who kill Americans in Afghanistan.


World Mental Health Day 2018: IRDAI must define illness for insurers; lack of clarity, policy is pushing India towards crisis

Despite a circular issued in August asking health insurance providers to cover mental health problems with immediate effect, there's not a single policy in the market that covers mental healthcare. In fact, most policies continue to have clauses that exclude diseases like schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s.


Fresh off the farm: Why Priya Salvi gave up her urban life for sustainable agriculture

An expert on solid waste management, Priya Salvi gave up her life in Mumbai to take up sustainable agriculture in Done village in Maharashtra


Testing times: Here is what the current NEET controversy is all about

The current element of confusion that has affected lakhs of medical seat aspirants across the country is NEET, the test conducted by National Eligibilty Entrance Test.