Patriotic reads for the end of the year

Reading is magical. For children, it is the foundation of learning and education. For adults, it brings comfort and reassurance, confidence and security, relaxation, happiness and fun. It feeds our imagination, helps us to empathise and appreciate a new perspective. It is no surprise, that reading also helps re-ignite patriotism. It fuels a passion and love … Continue reading Patriotic reads for the end of the year

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The Story of our Constitution

26th November is Dr Ambedkar's birthday and celebrated in India as the Constitution day.  The Constitution is the country’s supreme law and not only defines the framework of the basic political principles but also establishes what the different government institutions should do in terms of procedure, powers and duties. It contains fundamental rights, directive principles and … Continue reading The Story of our Constitution

In India, it’s better than business as usual

India has often been touted as a tough place in which to do and grow a business worldwide. In spite of the attractiveness of our economy and increasing spending power, the World Bank ranked us a poor 132 in the Ease of Doing Business rankings. Not anymore. According to the latest global 'Ease of Business' … Continue reading In India, it’s better than business as usual

Diwali with a Difference

On the 10th of October, India’s apex court banned the sale of firecrackers in the Delhi NCR during the Diwali season, owing to the region’s high pollution levels and dangerous layers of smog that spread through the city and remain in the air for a long time. According to an article in the Indian Express, … Continue reading Diwali with a Difference

Winning the War on Plastics

  In our last blog, we spoke about the war on plastics. The pollution caused by plastics and microbeads is dangerous and can wreak unprecedented havoc on the planet. Plastic is a substance the Earth cannot digest. While the condition is grim, unique and simple stories and solutions for change from around the world are … Continue reading Winning the War on Plastics

Desh Apnayen Special Blog: Celebrating Gandhiji

Today is the second of October, a day that brings a sense of peace and solemnity in the country. Our beloved Bapu's birthday. We all have our special, silent ways of honouring him, his thoughts, his spirit and his ideal. In this blog, we highlight a collection of writings and unseen movies on different facets … Continue reading Desh Apnayen Special Blog: Celebrating Gandhiji

The War on Plastic

  Plastic. A word today that is synonymous with portability and convenience. A word that is also synonymous with waste, excess and pollution. Let’s face it. Plastic is everywhere these days. While these products seem like a cheap, option to use, they are wreaking havoc on the planet in a number of ways. In fact, … Continue reading The War on Plastic