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What does climate change mean beyond alarmist headlines and what can we do about it?
Does Free = Safe? Will this move increase women's participation in the workforce? Firstpost Conversations Ep 6
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced free rides in Delhi Metro and in buses for women who wish to avail the facility. The rationale behind this was that the incumbent government is investing in women’s safety and aims to increase women’s participation in the workforce.
Ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019, the noise around ‘nationalism’ has been loud. But what exactly do we mean when we tag someone an anti-national? Must nationalism be feared or celebrated? Rupali Mehra asks OXFAM India CEO Amitabh Behar, Organiser editor Prafulla Ketkar and journalist Madhavan Narayanan on the third episode of #FirstpostConversations. Amid the clutter of breaking news and daily shoutfests on prime time TV, what happens to the issues and ideas which need our time, attention and involvement? We bring to you #FirstpostConversations, which address these critical questions and attempt to get at some answers.
On the second episode of #FirstpostConversations, Rupali Mehra asks author Snigdha Poonam, futurist impact entrepreneur Samyak Chakrabarty and BJP leader Tuhin Sinha if they think our political leaders understand the expectations of the Indian millennial, and what they think will determine the vote of the Indian youth this election season?
On the first episode of #FirstpostConversations, our host Rupali Mehra asks urban planner Lubaina Rangwala, BJP MLA Ashish Shelar and author Amrita Mahale if our cities can be qualified as liveable. From the need for sustainable development to the importance of citizen participation, we speak about the factors that affect the quality of life of India's urban citizen, but are largely missing from our political discourse.