Voices

Ahead of UN meeting on TB, here is why India’s response to the disease is crucial

With a quarter of the world’s TB burden, India’s role in the global TB response cannot be overstated.

Yes, AI may take some jobs – but it could also mean more men doing care work

As robots and AI “take our jobs”, the care work that underpins all workplaces – and homes, and schools, and communities – ought to come to the fore.

ISRO spy case: Why the judgement in favour of Nambi Narayanan is a significant moment

Among other things, the judgement also recognised the mental torture suffered by hundreds of innocent people unjustly put through the drill of the justice system.

Thicker than blood: Queer kinship and choosing your own families

What is it that makes me queer, I often wonder. Is it how I live gender, and how I live in my body? What matters to me? What makes my world queer?

Respecting the environment crucial to rebuilding a safe Kodagu

These are signs of acknowledging that anthropogenic activities should be reduced in regions such as Kodagu.

England defeat: India lost a Test series they should have won

The only aspect of the game in which the Indians looked better than England is in their slip-catching.

Indian women confined to the home, in cities designed for men

According to India’s 2011 census, only 17% of all people commuting to work in urban areas are women.

Kerala shows the risk of severe floods is still evolving

The crisis is a timely reminder that climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of severe flooding across the world.

How Bengaluru became the go-to destination to study public policy in India

Much like the IT revolution, Bengaluru was quick to recognise the shift from public administration to policy and acted on it.

Climate models predict the world will be ‘anomalously warm’ until 2022

The PROCAST method does not only predict one given value, but a probability.