However, in a world where professional courses often emphasise technical skills and specialised knowledge, there's a growing realisation that a more holistic approach to education can unlock untapped potential.
A liberal arts education forces students to be thrown out of their familiar corners and confront multiple viewpoints
A good liberal arts education allows the student to flit between disciplines before settling into one.
The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasized the need to strengthen existing health architectures and be better prepared for responding to recurring outbreaks in the future.
The wrestlers’ pursuit of justice has so far been heroic, but their fight will clearly not end with Singh’s arrest
What does the wrestlers’ protest tell us about the reality of violence against women in India?
Immediately after the Odisha train tragedy, when the minds were the most vulnerable, why was an attempt made to feed the conspiracy theory angle?
A circular economy approach aims to reduce plastic waste, maximise the value of resources, and minimise the environmental impact
While Indore and Pune have developed their own models to work with ragpickers, cities like Goa and Indore have invested in material recovery facilities
The Uniform Civil Code should be put on the back-burner and the focus should be on the codification of different personal laws
The UCC is not a bad idea as such. But in a pluri-national and multi-religious nation like India, it may not be the best option
India, with its incredible religious and cultural diversity, could benefit from a Uniform Civil Code. How urgent is our need for the same?
While the Congress remained singularly focused on the target right from the start, the BJP was busy digging its own grave, hurtling from one misadventure to another.
Can changes in population trends swing a gender revolution?
Our ancestors were among the earliest ones to obsess about sex. Because the rishis in Hindu mythology aspired for a higher purpose in life, sex was clearly something that came in the way.
How economic rivalries and interdependence shape Hindutva politics in coastal Karnataka
Premjish Achari writes a column on the relevance of art festivals in the 21st century
In 2020, the estimated 10 million migrant workers who took the long journey back home, laid bare some fundamental questions about justice, inclusion and equity
In the 1930s and 40s, Anglo-Indians who moved to McCluskieganj, their new home, had a tough time settling in because of the lack of basic amenities
The colourful people who lived there made McCluskieganj what it was. Alas, only a few are left now
Where are Anglo-Indians, as a community, heading? What does the future hold for them? Will they be around or would they be relegated to the pages of history books?
More than the lack of education and health services, it is the politics of dispossessing a woman that keeps the belief in the ‘witch’ alive
According to researcher S. Bosu Mullick, most analyses of the persecution of women as witches focus on economistic perspective and tries to attribute it to political economy; the cultural origins of it are undermined
An account of the blood-curdling violence that groups of men become complicit with in their fear of women with power
With its numerous clans, tribes, politicised groups and the conflicts within, Nagaland is stuck in a cycle of repeating old mistakes.