Children's Day

OPEN TO OPINION

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Twitter, Accidents, Childhood, Children's Day

Children's Day on Twitter: People are tweeting about hilariously bad childhood decisions

Makes one wonder how we managed to survive all the way to adulthood.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
United Nations, Children's Day

Why this is a historic moment for India's children

The country has vastly improved its performance on various indices such as infant mortality, literacy rates and maternal mortality.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Books, Parenting, Children's Day, Children's Books

Why children must be allowed to doubt and choose for themselves

Here are some books for the young ones that let them perceive the morals not as absolute truths.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
National Nutrition Strategy, UNICEF, WHO, Children's Day

This Children's Day, let's sign up for a better tomorrow

With support from technical partners, we can secure our country's future by helping our adolescents survive and thrive.

POLITICS

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
Children's Day

Why Nehru needs to be rescued from Rahul Gandhi

It is alarming how he interprets his great grandfather, as a soldier of love and brotherhood, rather than as a muscular builder of modern India.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Health, Children's Day

Why every child needs access to immunisation

Some of the most basic threats to India’s children are pneumonia and diarrhoea, which cause a quarter of child deaths in our country.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  4-minute read
Children's Day

Joy of reading children’s books and discovering treats

Having grown up on a steady diet of British books, my food memories were sumptuously stitched together by exotic food.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Children's Day

The many challenges to Nehru's legacy today

There is a rift valley in India where the the secular majority and the non-secular are heading towards a confrontation.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Children's Day

It's Children's Day, not politicians' day

From Nehru to Modi, everybody loves being the 'paternal PM'.