Human Rights

World Report 2016: ‘Politics Of Fear’ Threatens Rights

In the 659-page World Report 2016, its 26th edition, Human Rights Watch reviews human rights practices in more than 90 countries. In his introductory essay, Executive Director...

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What Data Can Do to Fight Poverty

IF social scientists and policy makers have learned anything about how to help the world’s poorest people, it’s not to trust our intuitions or anecdotal evidence a...

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Why 2016 Is The Year To Shake Up Humanitarian Funding

Some say the system to fund the humanitarian response to conflicts and disasters is broken beyond repair. Some say it just needs a tweak. But everyone agrees, global humanitar...

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Is This The Generation That Eradicates Extreme Poverty?

The year 2015 was a once in a generation event for the world’s citizens and for the planet. In one year, a new blueprint was created to tackle the world’s thornies...

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Saluting Akbar Padamsee, an artist and a beautiful mind

It was with a tentative sense of bravado that I had approached Akbar Padamsee, supremo a...

January 7 2020

This Mercurial Man Amit Khanna: Man of 2020

I send him a list of questions by mail and request him to take his time to answer them a...

January 1 2020

KASHISH 2020 Poster Contest is now inviting entries

India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will select winner 11th edition of South ...

December 11 2019