Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: Diversity

Kingfisher, Dabboo Ratnani calendars set beauty stereotypes that Oddity 2022 wants to defy

Digitisation and phones might have made physical calendars obsolete, but Delhi photographer Rishab Dahiya is helping it make a comeback with a new message.

India’s higher judiciary lacks professional diversity. It’s now a monopoly of lawyer-judges

Of the first 25 Supreme Court judges, only three had any experience in subordinate judiciary. The collegium system has only deepened this professional homogeneity further.

For free-thinking JNU, lack of diversity in faculty, students, courses has been a curse

During its formative years, faculty appointments at JNU were made keeping in mind the candidate’s Left leanings. Over time, this didn’t serve JNU well.

By scrapping Article 370, Modi is going for a failed European model of nation building

Modi govt’s Kashmir move is a fundamental reorientation of the way India handles diversities. The entire country is now Union’s territory.

New Zealand & Australia must learn to manage diversity without anxiety

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Is the English language too powerful?

A systematic data-driven analysis showed that English is most powerful. It is the world’s lingua franca.

Does ethnic diversity help or harm India’s economy?

A new study shows that accounting for jati and not just govt-defined castes gives new insight into India's ethnic heterogeneity. 

Bollywood needs an inclusion rider, so that Sikhs can have more than just one Diljit Dosanjh

The kind of impact that Diljit Dosanjh has made on the Sikh psyche will show its true reach in a few years, but it begs the question: what if such representation was afforded in larger amounts to more minorities?

Not Quite ‘Madrasi’: ‘Coromandel’ offers a panoramic view of south Indian history

Indian reader who emerged clueless from school history classes, Coromandel is a good place to start exploring the rich, storied diversity of the region.

Global Pulse: Trudeau’s open refugee invitation under attack, US Gen wants peace with Taliban

Justin Trudeau is being accused of reducing immigration system to ‘shambles’ as Canada scrambles to cope with asylum-seekers.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.