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Information – An Integral Part Of Communication

Information – An Integral Part Of Communication


29 Nov 2017

Recently as a part of India Fellow, I have been placed in an organization called IDEAL – Centre for Social Justice, based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It…

Living In The Dark With Pedophilia

Living In The Dark With Pedophilia


23 Nov 2017

There was this one video of a man sodomizing a doll in a shopping mall surfacing for quite a sometime on social media. It was no…

Living With Gratitude

Living With Gratitude


22 Nov 2017

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn…

Cycle Rickshaw Peddlers – A Part Of Our Urban Community

Cycle Rickshaw Peddlers – A Part Of Our Urban Community


19 Nov 2017

“Nai bhaiyaa! Itna nai denge.“ (No we won’t give this much). How many times have we had arguments on these lines? Be it with a shopkeeper,…

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?


17 Nov 2017

This time last year, I was working in one of the finest Educational institutes in India, ISB (Indian School of Business). I interacted with students from…

From Durga to ‘Hudur Durga’: The Other Side Of The Story

From Durga to ‘Hudur Durga’: The Other Side Of The Story


13 Nov 2017

Durga puja – the name is more than sufficient to bring joy and thrill among Bengalis. Durga Puja is not only a festival in West Bengal…

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development


7 Nov 2017

What is sustainable development? In a quest to attain a trade-off between growth and conservation, the Brundtland report in 1987 coined this term, defining it as…

The Flight Of The Sparrow

The Flight Of The Sparrow


6 Nov 2017

On a rain washed sunny morning earlier this month, I found myself on a bus to Alibaug to visit one of our partner centres – Jeevan…

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?


5 Nov 2017

“… education without skills is incomplete and skills without education cannot grow further.” While I have spent the last 3 months working on skill development as…

Voices – Unheard and Unspoken

Voices – Unheard and Unspoken


30 Oct 2017

In spite of having an idea of what mental institutions are like in India, my very first in-patient ward visit in the mental hospital I am…

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise


29 Oct 2017

Me (after coming from a government school visit in Samastipur, Bihar), type on Google search- Condition of government schools in India (Google shows 3,91,00,000 results in…

Living With The Gujarati Community

Living With The Gujarati Community


27 Oct 2017

Almost 2 months ago, I joined India Fellow and because of this I now live in Ahmedabad, also known as ‘world’s heritage city’, which is in…

Gudalur – A Pudding With Many Flavors

Gudalur – A Pudding With Many Flavors


19 Oct 2017

After nearly a month I am convinced of one basic yet life saving thing “coconut is good for health”. The more you look at the south…

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education


18 Oct 2017

After spending month in Kalahandi, experiencing almost all sorts of adventure, I ask myself, “Could there be anything left to  see?” I have seen death as…

Understanding Disease From A Different Perspective

Understanding Disease From A Different Perspective


14 Oct 2017

When I was told that I will be working in Kalahandi District, I was not surprised initially, as I actually heard of such terms for the…