A wildlife sanctuary now surrounds their homes and fields. Will they stay in the village where they have stayed all their lives? Or will the animals that threaten their livelihood, force them to move out?
Discussing freedom of the press and censorship is not just the media’s business; it’s OUR business. And so is the objectivity of the media: a participative democracy is as much about demanding a free, unbiased media, as it is about seeking honest lawmakers and ministers.
Excerpts from my three-part series on ordinariness, its causes, symptoms, harms, and solutions.
Towards the fag end of my two-year Teach For India Fellowship, I wrote in detail about self-awareness as an important element of excellent education. Observing the real world now for a year and a half since I quit teaching, my understanding of what education must unconditionally achieve for our children has again and again led me back to the same answer: awareness of self and others.