PSBs Merging Amidst The Pandemic: Will It Help?

On 30th August 2019, the Finance Minister announced the merger of several Public-Sector Banks (PSB). The amalgamation of 10 public…

Friday, June 26, 2020

Whither The Congress?

There is a particularly virulent wild shrub in Maharashtra, which magically crops up everywhere. No matter how many times it’s…

Friday, June 26, 2020

An Indecent Proposal

The Indian army smells an opportunity in using the ‘rise of nationalist and patriotic sentiments’ to cut costs and also…

Friday, June 26, 2020

Online Teaching: A Stark Pedagogical Issue For Margins

The unprecedented crisis of the Corona pandemic not only affected the health and economy but it also severely affected the…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Technology For All: How Data Commons Can Make It Happen

Most debates about data in India are about privacy. This is understandable, as surveillance is a major risk for anyone…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Is this ‘Bangaru’ (Golden) Telangana?

On 02nd June Telangana State celebrated statehood day and the people of the state also celebrated 06th anniversary of the…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Migrant Workers Stuck In A Quagmire

The Supreme Court has finally passed the desired judgement, though too late, on the travel of migrant workers back to…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Why Not The Kerala Model?

In India’s own literal backwaters, a small state has been quietly endeavouring, with an astonishing degree of success, to restore…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Congress-Left-Civil Society Unity Need of the Hour

Just before lock-down a group of veteran activists singly and in twos and threes met general secretaries of the three…

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Costs of A Pandemic

In 1897 in Maharashtra the colonial government introduced the Epidemic Diseases Act to deal with bubonic plague that swept the…

Wednesday, June 24, 2020