Student Voices

Lathi charge torture legislation India

The path for Indian torture legislation: Where are we now and where should we go?

The lathi has become a symbol synonymous with the police force in India, where everyday discourse has normalised and accepted the state-sanctioned use of violence. Ved Marwah writes for the...

LSE Policy Research Student Competition with Bridge India

Bridge India launches UK-wide Policy Research student competition with LSE

Submit your essay here LONDON, 26 OCTOBER: Bridge India is delighted to launch a UK-wide Policy Research student competition, in conjunction with the enterprising Developing Markets Society at the LSE...

Mentoring scheme

Mentoring Scheme Launch

The pandemic has brought about unique challenges for the global education sector. For international students rejoining British universities this upcoming academic year, the lack of face-to-face instruction from teachers, educators...

Indian Higher Education

Indian Higher Education and the future of Remote Learning

Indian education is one that encompasses a wide variety of individuals, across states and socio-economic barriers. This is true particularly in public universities, which aim to be inclusive and diverse....

Women Farmers in India

Female farmers are central to India’s agricultural economy: Yet, are they still invisible?

Women farmers are invisible as far as the state and society are concerned. They perform most of the ‘big jobs’ like sowing and harvesting, yet, their access to resources is...


The story of microfinance in India

‘Microfinancing’ was introduced in India in the 1980s as a solution to poverty and to empower women. Despite its strong potential, the microfinance sector faces challenges related to accessibility in...

Delhi Rashtrapati Bhavan

A hazy look back at pollution in India in 2019

As part of our Student Voices series, Divya Manocha from UCL reflects on the state of India’s grey skies in 2019 along with providing a run-down of the environmental policies...

India tech

Contemporary rise in nationalism: The setting stone for conservative immigration policies

As part of our Student Voices series, International Relations student Paakhi Bhatnagar talks about the rise of the more nationalist immigration policies Nationalist sentiments have become an omnipresent theme in...


Cauvery water dispute: Economic, Social or Political?

“Water is our common present and future, it is the invaluable heritage of our children” In 2006, reinforcing the urgent need of judicious water usage, President of Mexico, Vincent Fox...

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi