Unschooling : Education without schools

Think of a type of education subtracting the whole idea of school and college experience out of it. Too hard to imagine ?  At present the whole idea of educating a child centres around the aspect of sending the child to a school followed by a good college or university  . Primary school , secondary …

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Waiting for the whirlwind

The sultry summer weather suddenly disappeared and I found myself under the contour of dark clouds. I was walking by the same fateful Maurice Nagar intersection in North Delhi as Amitav Ghosh recollects in his book “The Great Derangement”. Describing a “grey, tube like extrusion” that came down whiplashing on 17th March 1978, Ghosh in …

SECURING DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY

  As India steps forward to a digital economy, data and information has become its new oil. With estimated 500 million internet users and 300 million smart phone owners, India produces tonnes of personal data every minute. This personal data is flowing freely online, which can be either used or misused by businesses, governments or …

A TRIUMPH OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM

John Stuart Mill has argued in his book ‘On Liberty’ that the price paid for stifling freedom of expression is “the sacrifice of the entire moral courage of the human mind”. Yet the limitation on this fundamental right has been a dominating theme in most public debates.  The qualified nature of this right under Article …