BLOGS

[23 Mar] The Catalog: Hostels & Hormones

In these fragmented times, the only emotion that seems to have the transcendent power to bring us all together is the feeling of utter surprise:- My 500 rupee notes are worthless from when? Holy cow! Beef ban? Who is the new chief minister? They gave the Oscars to the wrong movie on live TV! We...

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[15 March] Circuit: How Much Data Are You Leaking

How much Data are you Leaking Right Now? Privacy is pivotal to free speech & expression, exploration, free flow of information, creativity and innovation. Basically, most of the things we talk about when we talk about ‘online development’ of children. It was revealed last month that India is preparing to scale up its mass surveillance project. This...

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POCSO Crime Log: February 2017

The POCSO Crime Log is a monthly chronological listing that tracks POCSO Cases reported in reliable media sources. 21 cases came to our notice in the month of February 2017.

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The Privacy Timeline

Every moment we are online we are leaking data about ourselves- our likes, our dislikes, our locations, our opinions and stands.. the list is continuous. All this data we emit is being collected by the state and the corporate. They store it, control it and study it. They use it to provide you with a...

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Girls, It’s High Time We Reclaim and Participate in Holi

“Aaj Na Chodenge Bas HumJoli Khelenge Hum Holi, Khelenge Hum Holi, ChaheBheege Teri Chunariya Chahe Bheege Choli Khelenge Hum Holi” The above lines are taken from a Bollywood classic and literally translate into the hero telling the girl that he won’t spare her on the day of Holi. He insists on playing Holi with her,...

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How Indian Stamps Have Portrayed Women Through the Ages

Over the years, the Indian Postal Service has printed a little over 100 stamps that feature women and women-related issues/institutions. It may seem a lot. But as we browsed through the stamp issue calendar over the years, it was a case of few and far between. The personalities that feature on stamps range from popular...

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