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The Punjab government has fi led cases under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against publishers and editors of poetry books written by a long dead poet for including inappropriate caste...
Do we have the intellectual resources to comprehend the transformations that are upon us, especially in our villages? A snapshot of a village in Karnataka illustrates the complex and contradictory...
The recent elections to urban local governments in Uttar Pradesh showed an astonishing increase in Muslim representation. In a state where they constitute 18% of the total population, Muslim...
The holding of an inane contest to determine the identity of the greatest Indian after Gandhi only served to devalue Ambedkar.
The Vickers Commission in the United Kingdom has advocated ring-fencing of core banking activities; the Volcker Rule in the United States prohibits banks from engaging in certain kinds of investment...
The Indian state now legitimises its violent suppression of just struggles by branding the participants of those campaigns "Maoists". The Maruti Suzuki workers of Manesar are thus the latest "Maoists...
Touted as the panacea for Delhi's drinking water problem, this dam can only be constructed by breaking a host of forest and environmental laws and riding roughshod over the livelihoods of farmers in...
The government and the Reserve Bank of India have taken a series of measures in recent weeks to attract a larger volume of foreign debt capital. These measures only increase the economy's dependence...
How would the victims of the atrocities perpetrated by the Ranvir Sena view the assassination of the sena's chief, Brahmeshwar Singh, alias Mukhiya?

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