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May 08, 2019
Children taught about climate change can influence their parents' views on it: StudyClimate-aware kids could be key to changing pesky behavioural patterns hurting the planet.
Nov 16, 2018
TM Krishna at Tata Literature Live 2018: To be political is to be engaged and empatheticAt the heart of both art and activism is the idea of vulnerability — of surrendering oneself and being fearless, said TM Krishna at Tata Literature Live!
Aug 06, 2018
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador due to 'interference' in internal affairs, freezes new trade with countryThis decision comes after Canada demanded the immediate release of jailed human rights campaigners. The kingdom gave Horak 24 hours to leave the country.
Jul 20, 2018
Attack on Swami Agnivesh: A personal note on the man who escaped a violent mob in Jharkhand's PakurSwami Agnivesh is back home. "Alive," he points out when Archbishop of Delhi Anil Couto calls on him at the Arya Samaj offices he is staying at after his return from Ranchi and a brief stay at the Trauma Centre at Safdarjung Hospital
Mar 03, 2018
Oscars' history of politics: From Brando’s no-show, Vietnam to #OscarsSoWhite and Time’s Up2018’s ceremony might just be the most political Oscars we’ve ever seen, with movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp, and #NeverAgain bringing really serious and important issues such as assault, abuse, and gun control to the center of our sociocultural conversation
Feb 05, 2018
How Radio in a Purse is helping women across colleges talk about sexual harassmentRadio in a Purse, comprised of basic equipment such as audio recorders and headphones, is empowering students to have larger discussions about sexual harassment with anonymity | #FirstCulture
Dec 22, 2017
Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in IndiaSujatha Gidla talks about her memoir, Ants Among Elephants, caste-based discrimination and why she refused to participate in an event alongside Smriti Irani
Sep 12, 2017
Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schoolsSchools in India are growing insensitive towards children largely because parents have no support in their fight against mighty institutes like Gurugram's Ryan International School
Jul 25, 2017
Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar to go on indefinite fast on banks of river Narmada from 27 JulyMedha Patkar, along with those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project, will launch an indefinite fast to protest against alleged forced eviction of the affected families
Jun 06, 2017
First Lady: Gul Panag on donning many hats, breaking norms and empowering women“It is unfair to say that only politics is male-dominated,” Gul Panag says in this week’s edition of First Lady with Meghna Pant.