Avoiding the blurring of lines between independent research and advocacy can sometimes be challenging.
The influential think tank, whose goal is to safeguard ‘American interests’ globally, is also seen by Indian businesses with strong US partnerships as a way of lobbying the Indian government.
When Modi visits Israel on July 4, what should we expect? Will he refer to the Palestinian cause?
Flood, famine, Partition, riots and the promise of land and jobs drove early migrants to the Sundarbans. Despite many hardships, they found a home there.
For women in the rural areas of the Sundarbans, collecting tiger prawn seedlings is unrewarding and unsavoury work, though the delicacy fetches high prices for others further along the supply chain.
In Palestine’s occupied West Bank, different kind of theatre, music, circus and dance are thriving, and serve not just as entertainment but a means for Palestinians to assert life, their living and existence.
Activist Zakia Soman on recent comments by Justice B. Kemal Pasha, the patriarchal stranglehold on Islam and the need to codify Muslim personal law.
The attack on JNU is not just about the imposition of a saffronised nationalism. It marks an opposition to inclusiveness, and a refusal to allow backward sections of society to move forward in pursuit of their dreams and aspirations.
The Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the international community promise to ‘leave no one behind’ but by omitting any mention of caste, they have cast aside the dalits
New Delhi: A collective assault on reason – that is how a gathering of academics and activists this weekend described the ongoing attack on individuals, institutions, history, ideas and education that has been gathering pace across the country “ever since the RSS-dominated BJP government” came to power at the Centre. Organised here by […]
New Delhi: Abolition of the floor wage, revised minimum daily wage of Rs 500 and monthly wage of Rs. 15000, and pension and provident fund to informal sector workers were some of the key demands made at a convention on workers in the informal sector held here on […]
Women are among the worst hit in rioting. Protecting their rights is Astitva’s mission.