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Commentary

Commentary
A large section of the population consisting of Other Backward Classes and Muslims do not have adequate representation in state assemblies due to deep-rooted social, educational, and economic...
The Assam government’s approach towards tackling child marriage is examined. While the government is utilising the Child Marriage Act, 2006 and the POCSO Act, 2012, these legal measures lack...
Despite the Ayushman Bharat scheme, the poorest and poor women of other social groups are minimally covered with health insurance compared to the rest of the social groups. In this regard, the...
The long-term trend in the financial soundness of the Indian corporate sector is examined using balance sheet information and the most stressed sectors are identified. A corporate vulnerability index...
What the policy of continuing the occupation and eliminating the alternatives has brought about is precisely despair and a pervasive sense of having no choice, leading us to the next round. Those who...
This article elaborates on two broad trends that are shaping the public budgets of nations: (i) the tensions of globalisation and its implications on the tax state; and (ii) the process of...
The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is heralded as a transformative legislation but in actual practice, its performance is dismal,...
Two critical existential threats are analysed in this article—nuclear proliferation and climate change. By depicting the escalating nuclear arms race and the geopolitical tensions fuelled by it, the...
In times of volatility, elite groups try to stay relevant and increase their relative power. The conditions under which bargains and increased competition among elite groups happen, help understand...
In addition to the cumulative shortage of technology-driven mechanised system, acute shortage of skilled personnel power in railways has resulted in a grave situation in rail safety. Presently, 2,74,...
Through the review of the Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council’s non-linear innovation programmes—One Local Government One Idea, One District, One Idea, Young Innovators Programme,...
Recent surges in the deaths at public hospitals across Maharashtra prompted an investigation by the Jan Arogya Abhiyan into excess deaths at Dr Shankarrao Chavan Government Medical College and...
The Sixth Schedule model of governance has been aspired by many regions across India, including Ladakh. The perception of the people in Ladakh, as articulated by climate activist and educator Sonam...
Kerala has been experiencing a persistent, acute and unprecedented fiscal crisis. The persistent failure of successive budgets to address the causes of the fiscal crisis mentioned in the white paper...
The existing legislation and sport-specific policies that aim to protect athletes from sexual harassment are examined. There is an urgent need for policy reforms in the country to ensure...

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