Ashish Singh

Waste management in India: some notes

by Ashish Kumar Singh & Akash Singh Every morning the municipality vehicle comes with a speaker phone playing songs on the themes of waste management and segregation. Interesting is the…

The challenges of Gig-Economy

by Ashish Kumar Singh & Akash Singh According to a NITI Aayog recent report titled 'India's Booming Gig and Platform Economy' India’s gig workforce, estimated to be at 77 lakh in…

A brief on Indo-Russia relations

By Ashish Singh & Akash Singh Both countries have extremely close relations since 1947, despite India being a member of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) India followed a five year planning.…

Ayodhya Verdict in Indian Newspapers

Ayodhya is an ancient city of India situated near Faizabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. According to the religious scriptures, Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom and the birthplace of…

Religion in money transfer

My hands are still shaking, and I feel uneasiness at heart while writing this. I have studied in India, Norway and Russia- in the top universities of these countries. I…

Vaccine Woes Worry India

Written by Ashish Kumar Singh & Wakar Amin India consists of a population with different sets of profiles of socio-culturally diverse identities scattered within it. Any vaccination program which is…

On Iran-US Crisis (Part II)

Co-Written by Ashish Kumar Singh & Abhijit Anand In this part, we summarize another important research article focusing on Foreign Imposed Regime Change, noting the fact that the recent crisis…

On Iran-US Crisis (Part I)

Co-Written by Ashish Kumar Singh & Abhijit Anand Iran and USA reached on the brink of a war due to the series of events that took place in the beginning…

A New Era? Timor-Leste after the UN

(Images by- José Fernando Real, Wikimedia commons) Book: Ingram, S, Kent, L. &Mcwilliam, A. (Eds.). (2015). A New Era?: Timor-Leste after the UN. The Australian National University. (Free to downloadfrom…

#MeToo And Progressives In India

Back in December 2012, all of us were filled with anger, frustration and willing to change society just immediately. It was a reaction after reading, talking and thinking about what…

Christians in Kashmir

Co-Written by Ashish Kumar Singh & Dr. Wakar Amin Being ranked as the fourth-worst country for religious intolerance out of 198 nations in April 2017, it is high time that…

The Great Indian Talent Conundrum

Co-Written By  Ashish Kumar Singh and Praloy Majumder A study done by Korn Ferry said that India is projected to have a skilled labour surplus of 245 million workers by…

Judicial Reform In Iraq

In the middle of April this year, I received an Email with subject line “To Ashish: The IRAQs’ Political Woes Won’t End Without Comprehensive Judicial Reform”. I’d ignored this Email if it was…

Norway And Its Core Values

(A street artist made it in Bergen, Norway on Easter day. The lady Jesus is the former Justice minister.) The month of March was quite interesting and happening for Norwegian politicians…

 Kosovo: Who Was In A Hurry?

On March 21, 2018 Kosovo’s opposition used tear gas to disrupt a parliament vote on a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Lawmakers had to be evacuated from the Assembly building…

The Question of Transnistria

In a world of close to 200 United Nations member states, hardly more than a dozen are “outcasts” from this union. According to constitutive – as opposed to declarative –…

Importance of Community Radio

German playwright and author Bertolt Brecht wrote "The Radio as an Apparatus of Communication. Radio is one sided when it should be two. It is purely an apparatus for distribution,…

Child Sexual Abuse: India Has Miles To Go

Co-Written By Ashish Kumar Singh and Shirin Shabana Khan 2017-18 is witnessing a transition where not only the successful (mostly online) campaign #Me-too is shaking our psyche, but also imprisonment…

Crisis For NREGA

In its recent press release the NREGA Sangrash Morcha brought in several important issues which we need to reflect upon for the efficient implementation of one of the world’s biggest…

Making India Healthy

In today’s world, where almost everything is a click away for many, access to healthcare, descents into alcoholism, and misperceptions about illnesses can still take us back to the eighteenth…

And Quiet Flows The Ganga

C0-Written by Ashish Kumar Singh, Vidya Bhooshan Singh & Siddhartha Negi ‘It's my destiny to serve Maa Ganga’ said the current Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi after being elected…

South Sudan: A Premature State?

Co-Written By Ashish Kumar Singh & Judas Everett South Sudan is a typical example of modern day media saturation, there are only so many cries for UN intervention, only so…

India’s Healthcare System Needs An Overhaul

A report published by Forbes on 11 September 2014 still stands true as not much has changed in the access to healthcare in India. According to World Health Organization’s 2000 World Health Report ranking India’s…

Need For Zero Discrimination In Education

There still exists a lack of effective monitoring mechanisms: ill-treatment, neglect (despite RTE banning discrimination); disabilities not ensured – ‘remains a distant priority among school authorities’ – not enough done…

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