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Surviving A ‘Shadow’ Pandemic: Domestic Abuse In The Time Of Covid-19

How many of us can even imagine living 24x7 under the same roof as one’s abuser, with the constant fear of what he (in rare cases she) might do next to hurt you? 
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How misinformation is making India’s fight against Covid-19 more difficult

How misinformation is making India’s fight against Covid-19 more difficult DISCLAIMER: The information and views set out in this article are those of the author(s); and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for Policy Studies or the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. By Anurag Mehra and Yashas P R At the height of...
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Fellow’s Blog: Fake news from the Hinterlands: A study of Hindi News Media.

Fellow’s Blog: Fake news from the Hinterlands: A study of Hindi News Media. Dhrubo Jyoti. 1 In a 1925 article titled ‘Fake News and the Public’, Edward McKernon, then superintendent of the Eastern Division of the Associated Press, wrote, ‘Advantage has been taken of every device of wit and science to speed up the [news]...
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The Broken Chain of Accountability

DISCLAIMER: The information and views set out in this article are those of the author(s); and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for Policy Studies or the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. By Priyank Jain The Parliament of India has become dysfunctional. It is an oft repeated statement by the  Government and opposition...
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Women in Smart Cities

DISCLAIMER: This article was first published in Dhaara, an online magazine. It has been republished here with permission. By Uttara Purandare Any settlement is an inscription in space of the social relations in the society that built it… Our cities are patriarchy written in stone, brick, glass and concrete (Jane Darke, 1996) The concept of...
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Vigilance is the pre-requisite (Award Winning Essay)

DISCLAIMER: This essay was awarded 2nd prize for an essay writing competition held by IIT Bombay during Vigilance Awareness Week in November 2020. The information and views set out in this article are those of the author(s); and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for Policy Studies or the Indian Institute of...
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Wildlife and Conservation in the times of Covid-19

This is the editorial from the Vol. XXVI, No. 3, June 2020 (No. 145) Issue of the Protected Areas Update, a newsletter produced by Kalpavriksh and Centre for Policy Studies.
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The Pragmatics Of Online Teaching

I have been tempted to write this blog because of several messages that I have received in response to an op-ed piece that I published on NDTV...
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Surviving A ‘Shadow’ Pandemic: Domestic Abuse In The Time Of Covid-19

How many of us can even imagine living 24x7 under the same roof as one’s abuser, with the constant fear of what he (in rare cases she) might do next to hurt you? 
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Covid-19 in the Southern States: A Cautious Sigh of Relief

21 April was an important day for Kerala. Until then, Kerala was going neck to neck with Maharashtra, with the highest number of Covid-19 cases in India.
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