VAISHNAVI BHASKAR India is no stranger to secessionist sentiments. Since its very nascence, India has borne witness to various regional movements rallying for the right to self-determination and independence from the Republic. Given the sheer size and diversity of the Indian populous, it has been a consistent balancing act for the Indian state to address…
In light of the recent controversy at Facebook India, Neel attempts to understand the multi-faceted problem of hate speech that plagues the new millennium, and the far-reaching ramifications that it has on the social fabric of today.
Given the widespread use of hate speech by politicians as a polarizing instrument, private governance becomes an increasingly important factor to consider in the discipline of public policy. Here, Srinidhi highlights the importance ‘private governance’ in light of the making and implementation hate speech policies by Facebook.
What can be a way to tackle the ever growing pollution in Delhi, to mitigate adverse effects of climate change? In this current essay Yavish explores the answers through the idea of urban greening and tries to locate probable policy solutions for promoting and adopting urban greening as a policy solution to better the quality of life of urban residents.
In this article on democracy as a process Arshiya looks at the limitations of the formal democracy and ways to usher the deepening of democracy through social democratic processes.