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The question of engaging and disengaging with certain kinds of politics gives rise to a palpable scepticism. The scepticism to directly participate or support anti-colonial politics, among other things, was due to a premium that the freedom fighters put on...
Anuradha M Chenoy writes: A changing geopolitical pattern, distinct from the first Cold War period is discernible in this Russia–Ukraine war period. The collective West focuses on retaining hegemony. China’s rise threatens singular pattern. Russian assertions are hastening change and the...
Indian banks are having a gala time. News reports say that the quarterly profits of commercial sector banks have touched an all-time high of around `59,000 crore in September 2022. This is more than 50% higher than the profits recorded in...
The Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR)— known for its rich ecosystem diversity within the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL)—is often subject to human–animal conflict. Over the past few decades, TAL has come under pressure owing to the swift rise in human population around the...
The United States (US) no longer dominates the world economy as it did in earlier decades. In 1970, the US accounted for more than 35% of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP), sliding down to 30% in 2020, and in 2021 its...

This reading list explores the history, impact and implications of the Unlawful Activities (...

The 1947 partition of British India on religious lines significantly impacted Hindustani classical...

A product of religious pluralism in Punjab, the origin of the deras is closely intermeshed with the history of the Sikh panth itself. This paper is an attempt to explore the etymology of the term “...
The paper surveys the status of vaccine research and development and its manufacture in India and discusses the fact that the country has used industrial policy instruments rather sparingly in jump-...
In Odisha, the government has made continuous efforts to achieve the objectives of public expenditure management in view of the inherent deficiency of tax capacity to meet the rising public...
On one hand the BJP defines SC, BC castes as Hindus, and on the other hy banning beef denies them their age-old food habits. If beef is banned it will he the beginning of the end of the country's...
Poverty as a concept is closely related to inequality. Given the average income level, a higher level of inequality (reflected by the usual measures) will tend to be associated with a higher level of...
The assertion of autonomous dalit women's organisations in the 1990s threw up several crucial theoretical and political challenges, besides underlining the brahmanism of the feminist movement and the...
This paper examines the role of 'Hinduism' in the course of socio-historical development in the Indian subcontinent, how there has been a gradual process of construction of a 'Hindu', community and...

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Malayalam classic Ramanan is both an elegy for a dear friend and a poet’s angst seeking answers and redemptive action to prejudices, inequality, and societal injustice.
Many in the Indian media with critical views of the government are increasingly choosing to be silent due to the fear of isolation.
Contemporary American comedians and satirists perform important, multifarious roles in fractious times that engender a cathartic space while speaking truth to power.

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A few other articles related to this discussion: BIHAR-Landlord s Witch-Hunt, Umesh Sinha, 1984 Women as Witches and Keepers of Demons-Cross-Cultural Analysis of Struggles to Change Gender Relations...
These quotes are taken from the article “ Debating Metro Car Shed: Lessons for Aarey Movement ” by Sulakshana Mahajan The article argues that the Aarey metro car shed is an attempt to make the best...
The crisis of COVID-19 vaccines in India is a consequence of government policies dating back decades. Private foundations led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have engineered a shift in...
The government’s narrative on vaccination should reflect sincerity, truth and transparency.
India’s COVID -19 vaccine policy betrays a lack of vision and social responsibility.
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