Monday, September 25, 2017

Should India have accepted the Dominion status in 1947?

There are many wrongs in a society, in any society. There is a need to correct these. However, in the process of any change...

Understanding the violent mix of conflict and gender” in Afghanistan

“Every ‘unspeakable’ human rights violation is happening in Afghanistan, that to, on a massive scale.” These words are the excerpts from a report published by...

Farmers losing the Economics vs Environment war in Goa

Goa, the holiday heaven, is facing threat from its own virtues. Its soil, glistening beaches, forests, mountains, all what made it into a thriving...

Chief Secretaries’ Conclave 2017 – Role of States, for Making New...

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-state apex organisation working at the grassroot level across...

Can India Achieve the SDG Goal on Ensuring Health and Well-being?

Between July 10th-19th, country representatives from all over the globe congregated in New York for the High Level Political Forum Meeting of the Sustainable...

An attempt at reimagination – How relevant is Indira Gandhi in...

2017 marks the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Late Smt. Indira Gandhi. While it is usual for people to author biographies about leaders,...

Women under Taliban: “From Jihadi Jane to victims of exploitation” –...

In an effort to understand the reason pertaining recruitment men and women into terror factions, military experts identify certain “personal” goals, ambitions or community...

India Now and In Transition: A book on contemporary India by...

India Now and In Transition, edited by Atul K. Thakur and published by Niyogi Books was officially launched at India International Centre, 40, Max...

Hate speech and social media

Notwithstanding the dramatic life-altering role the internet plays in the world today, this limitless and irrepressible medium of communication and source of information is...

India now and in Transition: An Enquiry into possible futures

India Now and in Transition is an enquiry into possible futures, based on current happenings. Featuring contributions from leading thinkers, including Sunil Khilnani, Ramachandra...