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The amount of pollution emitted from vehicles running on petrol, diesel, and even compressed natural gas has numerous negative effects on our health and the environment. It is estimated that the contribution of motor vehicles to the world’s direct carbon...
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 250 million people in developing countries are directly dependent on fishing for their livelihood. In India, around 28 million people are engaged in fisheries for a living, as per the data from...
In recent times, some political figures seem to be using different modes of expressions and idioms in order to gain some degree of public prominence. In their endurance to gain some hold over such a symbolic resource, political figures, either by...
Avinash D Persaud writes: The conference of the 192 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh was a historic success. It also proved to be a good launching pad for bigger change best accomplished at...
Though the impact of the pandemic on the national economy has been widely discussed, its repercussions on the state-level growth, however, has been largely ignored. This is mainly due to the time lag in the compilation of the gross state...

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...

Adivasi mahasabhas are organised across Assam to politically mobilise the Adivasi communities. The paper argues that in contemporary Assam, Adivasi struggles are not limited to the issues of identity...
The Longitudinal Ageing Study in India is the world’s largest and India’s first ever survey that provides a longitudinal database for designing policies and programmes for the older population in the...
Exchange rate pass-through measures the responsiveness of prices to exchange rate changes. In this paper, the ERPT is estimated with respect to different price indices, namely the import price index...
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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