Making Amends With The Environment: Why does the EIA draft 2020 threaten sustainability?

The Environment ministry released the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)  draft in March 2020, limiting public participation in environmental clearances and bolstering the government’s discretionary power. We take a look at the changes proposed and why these amendments need emends.  Just this May, India witnessed two major industrial oil and [...]
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‘Assam Needs Support’: An Effort to Rejuvenate Yourself While Rebuilding Assam

We seek to draw your attention to Assam and support it. It’s Urgent. The floods have so far claimed more than 100 lives and displaced nearly 50 lakh people in 26 districts of the state. Nearly 90 percent of the Kaziranga National Park is submerged in deep waters. People have lost everything. Having worked in the lush green tea gardens of Assam [...]
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What’s The Fuss?!- An Online Drama (Improv) Workshop for 18-21 year olds

About the Workshop: During this workshop, a comedy theatrical technique called “Improv” will be used to gather performance and learn skills for developing and maintaining healthy relationships. This workshop is tailor-made for 18-21 year olds who want to learn negotiation, communication, decision-making and confidence skills to [...]
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In Need of More Humans on Road: The Good Samaritan Law

What happens when you see someone injured on the road? See an accident that has happened with someone who you don’t know? Our flight response is simple- “Why should I get involved?”, “I’ll get late”, “I don’t want to be bothered by the police.” The depersonalization of the matters, even when they involve life and death are real. This usually [...]
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Does One Size Fit ALL?- The Education System of India

It may come as a shock to many that the current education system in India has been around for over two centuries. That’s right, the system that the British developed to nurture anglicized Indians to serve as cultural intermediaries between the British masters and their Indian slaves is what is being used to prepare our youth for the modern [...]
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SEX Education: The ABCD.. We Need More Ways To Learn.

The belief that sex education goes against Indian culture is not new. Despite all the movements society has made towards acceptance and open-mindedness, sex education remains a matter to be discussed behind closed doors; matters around intimacy, relationships and an individual’s sexual identity, all being collectively tagged as [...]
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