Movements help us peer into experiences of the past, mobilising tools amassed over different generations to find a solution for today. Read on to learn about how movements have played an integral role in rallying together people and how they stand as a powerful instrument of change.
The government has proposed an amendment for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 to encourage investment in businesses. This, however, could prove to be highly detrimental for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and fails to protect the best interests of this community. As activists all over the country raised their concerns over this, the proposal for an amendment was recanted.
The world is paralysed, the driving force of the economies is running low on fuel. The irony? We now have a surplus of oil. With the oil markets crashing as a consequence of an ominous venture of the novel coronavirus, this article expands on the debilitating condition of oil industries during the pandemic and its global impact that has stranded the oil-dependent countries in uncertain waters.
Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan recently wreaked havoc in the states of West Bengal and Odisha. Millions of people were displaced as the storm showed no mercy in destroying livelihoods and depleting natural resources. These states now have to navigate their way through a natural disaster while also reeling with the ill effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran’s quest to develop new forms of weaponry has long plagued its ties with the West. The story of Iran’s nuclear ambitions sees secrecy, espionage, and crumbling relations come into play, giving birth to a toxic diplomacy that stands immune to even the largest of humanitarian crises.
Milk and dairy products have become a mainstay in the diets of people across the world. However, the familiarity of dairy-based items curtains the physical and emotional trauma that the animals, which give us these products have to go through to put them on our table.
In December 2019, when news arrived from Wuhan about a deathly new strain of coronavirus, hardly anyone could have predicted the worldwide pandemic that was on the horizon. As the nation comes to a halt and health care workers battle this disease from the front lines, the migrant workers and farmers have their own struggle underway.
With people active on the internet, now more than ever, it becomes crucial for one to know their rights and freedom on the cyberspace. The MIT Post dissects the Data Protection Bill and its effect on various sectors of society.
India, infamously known for its ‘baby-making’ industry, is now trying to sweep that name under the rug. The Government of India has recently agreed upon the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, which will affect the lives of Indian citizens, especially women, in the role of surrogate mothers, both present and future.
Deemed unconstitutional, discriminatory, and anti-Islam by those opposing it, the Citizenship Amendment Act ignited large-scale protests across the country. This article takes a broad look at the context surrounding the passing of the bill, and the explosive chain of events that it provoked.