In this episode, we speak to V Geetha about Ambedkar and Periyar's thought, as well as Ambedkar's views on Savarnas, fraternity, and the state.

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The elections to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly provide an opportunity to reassess the fault lines in the caste, religious and ethno-geographical identities in the state and their significance in electoral politics.
While West Bengal’s “exceptionalism” is often touted to explain the claimed lack of communal and caste-based politics in the state, the rise of populist forces has somehow managed to take advantage of identitarian fault lines without creating space for democratic political mobilisation of...
One year after its announcement in March 2020, the consequences of India’s strict COVID-19 lockdown measures and ineffective policy responses continue to be felt, be it in terms of livelihood loss and economic downturn or increased marginalisation of vulnerable sections of society.

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The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have had its beginnings in China, spreading globally to devastating...
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This article presents the evolving policy of regional trade agreements in the Indian Ocean region...
The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented rise in the cases of domestic violence. Women...
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The nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has given way to an unprecedented situation...
Through a series of data visualisations, the authors attempt to describe Kerala's COVID-19...

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Do water policies recognise the differential requirements and usages of water by women and the importance of adequate availability and accessibility?
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