Columns

Columns
What is the politics and literature of resistance in a contested space like Kashmir? A critical look at why the planned Harud Autumn Literature Festival in Kashmir met with such resistance and the...
The Reserve Bank of India has published its draft guidelines for new entrants to the banking sector. It would have been advisable for the RBI to spell out the principal objective in licensing new...
What has been the impact of reservations for women, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in panchayati raj institutions? In case the reserved seat is for a woman, it is usually the wife or daughter-...
The police firing on unarmed protesting farmers in Maval tehsil of Pune in late July was of a pattern where the ruling politician-land mafia nexus uses the police to violently put down any opposition...
The agreement in the United States on raising the debt ceiling that was reached at the last minute need not have been a cliffhanger. The broad contours of a deal and whose interests it would serve...
Even as the strike by the workers of Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant has been successful in meeting some of their demands, the government has backtracked on its promise of having the union registered...
In an atmosphere marked by a growing confrontation, the Assam Forest Department and a dominant section of the Assamese nationalists and conservationists argue that the Kaziranga National Park is...
The Maharashtra government has renounced its freeship scheme for students belonging to the ranks of the oppressed and has thereby jeopardised the future of 13 lakh students. Their parents and the...
A year and half later, national attention has shifted away from Mirchpur and its anti-dalit violence. This contribution from the states looks at the perseverance of caste domination and hegemony...

Pages

Back to Top