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Swiss programme plots post-COVID future for science and diplomacy

The initiative's backers want to leverage the attention from a public health crisis to encourage thinking about the interplay among science, politics and society

Published on 14th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: India's foremost satirist forms the Recession Party and offers reservations for fools, all in good humour!

In today's #TBT, we take you back to the day when Jaspal Bhatti formed a party like he had done before as well. Via which, he intended to bring out the sheer mockery that is politics. Read on...

Published on 8th April 2021
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Lost in Translation: Why do Indian elections not have enough transgender candidates?

Transgenders need more representation, for that they need empowerment and for that, they need more representation — is it a vicious cycle with no end?

Published on 4th April 2021
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JNU PhD scholar Dipsita Dhar on contesting in Bengal Assembly polls: Never interested in politics till I joined college

Now in her final year of PhD, Dipsita says she was not always interested in politics but got involved during her days at the Jawaharlal Nehru University

Published on 24th March 2021
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Ripping into the ripostes: Why no one should be judged based on the clothes they wear

After the Uttarakhand CM’s ‘ripped jeans’ comment, The Coach advises why no one should be judged on the clothes they wear

Published on 27th March 2021
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FIR against Rajasthan State Textbook Board for Pol Sc book calling Islamist terrorism a form of Islam

A chapter in the political science textbook in Hindi, 'Terrorism, Criminalisation of Politics and Corruption', states "Islamist terrorism is a form of Islam"

Published on 18th March 2021
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Janatapaksha: This Bengali youth group is getting common people to voice their concerns straight to politicos ahead of polls

Janatapaksha is not an upcoming party contesting elections. It's merely a platform for the people whose voices drown under the loudspeakers of party politics

Published on 19th February 2021
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This advocacy group is all set to release manifestos centered around youth needs ahead of  Kerala, TN assembly polls

Young People for Politics is now drafting a youth manifesto for both the states, taking into consideration the demand and needs of people below the age of 30
 

Published on 29th January 2021
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The Legacy of Rohith Vemula: Five years since the scholar’s death, how student lives and colleges have been impacted across India

Student leaders across the country speak about how Vemula’s unfortunate demise influenced and shaped their politics and how things have changed on campus since then

Published on 17th January 2021
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Lord Meghnad Desai at DAKLF: Modi is the only leader who can get things done in India

Talking about Indian politics and the entrepreneurial drive or the lack therein, Desai said that India Gujarat has been the most capitalist state of the country

Published on 22nd December 2020
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This government has turned universities into a warzone: AISA's Sandeep Saurav who won in Bihar's Paliganj

Sandeep Saurav, the CPI (M-L) Liberation candidate who won in Bihar's Paliganj spoke to us about his politics and what he wants to do for the betterment of the people

Published on 12th November 2020
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The Pink List India's Insta page has been listing queer-friendly politicians since the 2019 LS elections. Check it out

Founders of Pink List India tell us how they are trying to inform and empower people with their list of LGBTQIA+ friendly politicians in India and bring queerness into politics

Published on 25th September 2020
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'More Indian-American voters will vote Republican because of Modi-Trump bonhomie'

Despite the visa cuts and hard talk, the core base of Indian voters would not have been as affected by Trump's brand of politics because they're in a 'settled strata' in US society

Published on 19th August 2020
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Welcome to Reason: Does one need to know Hindi to be called an Indian?

Language politics has always been a sensitive and emotive issue in Tamil Nadu where the National Education Policy (NEP) has been stirring up controversy

Published on 16th August 2020
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Karnataka drops chapter on Tipu Sultan from Class 7 History textbook to reduce syllabus amid COVID-19

Meanwhile, the opposition Congress protested against the dropping of Tipu's lesson for Class 7 students and accused the BJP government of "playing communal politics" in education too

Published on 28th July 2020

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