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What value are exams such as the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for assessing students? Can we imagine a more equitable and just method for admitting…
18-Jan-2023
"'We the People' need to stand up to collectively raise their voices and demand that the central government and its functionaries stop the…
20-Jan-2023
Regulations to maintain standards of PhD programmes have led to the curbing of university autonomy.
09-Jan-2023
The outcry in Bareilly last month over students singing an Iqbal poem reminds us that we live in a hyper-nationalist time, where leaders glorify territorial…
04-Jan-2023
Though the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has outperformed previous central housing schemes, the performance of individual components has varied. The slum…
29-Nov-2022
The government's desire to project India as a significant defence exporter are more apparent on paper than in the order books.
03-Dec-2022
We cannot negate determined acts of Indian Muslim women to wear the hijab as mere social indoctrination. At a time when being a Muslim is a significant threat…
05-Dec-2022
Most digital public goods disempower publics and distract from strengthening more fundamental democratic devices. It is time to design and manage them not as…
29-Nov-2022
'We would like to call upon the government and the courts to enable a wider process of evidence gathering and public consultation across the entire…
30-Nov-2022
The uncritical tone of the NITI Aayog’s recent report on the gig economy in India and its belief that platformisation will create an inclusive working…
25-Oct-2022
"It’s troubling that a well reasoned judgment of the Bombay HC acquitting Prof. Saibaba and others which pointed out to serious shortcomings in the…
20-Oct-2022
The belief that goals can be independent of the means to pursue them assumes an all-powerful state capacity. The reality is that all policies entail…
12-Oct-2022