ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Interstate Border Disputes in North East India

The recent clashes between Assam and Mizoram have invited academic discussions on the issue of the border dispute between the two north-eastern states. The article tries to understand the root of the conflict and proceeds to point out the stands of respective governments on the border dispute. It also discusses on the probable mechanisms or the ways out for the settlement of the border dispute between these two states.

Women’s Livelihood (In)security in Neo-liberal Context

The construction of India’s welfare image has undergone significant changes in the neo-liberal context, and the livelihood dialogue has reoriented itself in this new politico-economic perspective. The authors have felt the need to look into the issue of women’s livelihood (in)security in an emerging neo-liberal scenario with reference to a significant livelihood programme named Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihood Mission. The aim of the paper is to understand objectively the potential and role of DAY-NRLM in ensuring women’s livelihood security in the neo-liberal context. The empirical study is conducted in Biswanath district of Assam with the help of focus group interview and semi-structured interview schedule.

Compulsory Heterosexuality, Gender, and Sexual Minorities

The recent ruling that decriminalised provisions of Section 377 has posed a serious challenge to the existing hierarchies of compulsory heterosexuality and gender.
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