Ethnic conflict, global capital, and framing

Is Indian foreign policy reflecting that of neo-con US, with both policy and outlook reflecting national interests and pragmatism over insights, intellectualism, and morality? Read More …

Pirates? Aarrr, our frigates will fix em! Err… what about context?

When the Indian Navy sunk a Somali “pirate” ship in the Gulf of Eden, the Indian media (including leading journalists) cheered from the sidelines. Nothing like booming guns and gun-toting soldiers to fire up the cockles of journalists. But here Read More …

Minority report society: Who is a "suspect" in a networked India?

Hindustan Times reports Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi’s suggestion of a national database of criminals and suspects. He also wants changes in laws so that these can be made possible: “We need to create a database of all the criminals Read More …

Updated: Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008 resources

A regularly updated resource on the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008. From a collection of media, academic, and blog sources.

Government schools are back in vogue, courtesy HT

“At least 50,000 children studying in smaller private schools have been moved to government schools by their parents this year, according to Delhi Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely.” — in Hindustan Times, New Delhi, P1. This surely goes against the Read More …