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A decade in power by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government seems to have set off a growing rift between the union government and the states. This is apparent from the vociferous protests by an increasing number of states over the...
It was a strange “winter” for Mumbai and Bengaluru this year, as the cities walked on thin ice battling water shortages. With only 45% of water capacity left in the seven dams supplying water to Mumbai, the municipality had to...
The dairy business accounts for 30% of the world’s output. Owing to the significant consumption of water, feed, energy, and greenhouse gas emissions, the dairy sector is under acute stress. Milk cooperatives play a significant role in ensuring food security,...
Pranab K Bardhan A planner may be impatient with the nagging emphasis on the question of leakage in the preceding discussion and may take the position that, after all, his is essentially the role of a technical adviser and it is...
Sumanta Banerjee, in his response titled “Ageism and the Rights of Older People” (EPW, 3 February 2024), thoughtfully raises a pivotal question concerning octogenarians. Often, these individuals become dependent on others at the cost of their self-respect and may find...

This intervention makes the case for legalising same-sex marriage in the country.

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Examining the principles laid down by the Supreme Court of India in determining the traditional employer–employee relationship and their application in determining the employment status of gig and...
Rules and rationalities are the bases of analysis in a rules-determined governance model. Power as the ability to influence decision-making and the influence of power centres are not sufficiently...
The government’s decision effectuated in December 2021 to suspend agricultural futures trading is analysed. The analysis utilised daily futures and spot price data of three suspended agricultural...
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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The film presents a rare opportunity to discuss the importance of consent, autonomy, and the right to say no, even within the context of an existing relationship.
There is a systematic erasure of Dalit students’ negotiations with the erasure of anti-caste history and traditions in the school curriculum, stigmatising Dalit students at every stage.
Pariyerum Perumal illustrates the deeply entrenched casteism that transcends human society, infiltrating the lives of non-human beings.

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The paper attempts to forecast the growth pattern of the COVID-19 spread in India and examines the impact of the lockdown on its spread and deaths. Comparing different models for short-term forecasts...
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 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.
The two recent major decisions of the Indian health authorities regarding Covid -19 vaccination are problematic.
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