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  • The COVID-19 reading list you won’t find elsewherePranav S.
    The COVID-19 reading list you won’t find elsewhereIt has been a tumultuous week, to say the least. Business and livelihoods across the board have been disrupted, even more so with India now in a lockdown. We’ve covered...
  • COVID-19: Bittersweet aid from Chinese in the USFrankie Huang
    COVID-19: Bittersweet aid from Chinese in the USFor the past two months, Chinese organizations and individuals in the US have sent countless parcels of supplies over land and sea to the coronavirus outbreak epicentre in Wuhan, as...
  • How FSSAI cheated India’s beekeepers, and youRoshni P. Nair
    How FSSAI cheated India’s beekeepers, and youThe news broke, as it does these days, with a tweet. Mukesh Pathak’s feed is a patchwork of WhatsApp forwards, selfies, factoids about honey and exaltations of Prime Minister Narendra...
  • India’s savings crisisPradip K. Saha
    India’s savings crisisHousehold savings in India have been in a tailspin over the past five years, hitting a nearly two-decade low. The household savings rate stood at 17.2% of gross domestic product...
  • The cruel politics of textbooksAditi Rao
    The cruel politics of textbooksOne of Adolf Hitler’s first priorities after coming to power was to transform the German education system, expelling teachers who were Jewish, Communist or simply dissident, and rewriting the textbooks....
  • The end of the beginning for the gig economyIrshad Daftari
    The end of the beginning for the gig economyIn some senses, there’s a parallel endgame being played out in India compared with the US and North America where the gig economy is concerned. (And before you ask, no,...
  • The American dream through the H-1B wallAnahita Mukherji
    The American dream through the H-1B wallSan Francisco Bay AreaTowards the end of October 2018, as the leaves in Atlanta turned an autumn shade of red, a Bengali man with a broken leg awaited surgery. It was around 9...
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