Glimpses from the Past

Glimpses from the Past
As editor for 35 years (1969-2004), Krishna Raj gave EPW the reputation it now enjoys. On his 13th death anniversary, we reproduce the tribute published in EPW on 24 January 2004, a week after...
Sachin Chaudhuri was the founder–editor of EPW. Below, we reproduce a tribute that was published after his death in the 24 December 1966 issue.
On the lines of Sadat Hasan Manto's facetious letters to Uncle Sam written at the height of the cold war when Pakistan was being wooed by the US as an ally to fight communism, this letter was written...
In 2002, after disputes regarding the Tulbul Navigation Project and familiar media hype about whether the Indus water treaty should be cancelled, the late Ramaswamy R Iyer decided that it might “be...
This editorial appeared in EPW's first issue in August 20, 1966. Today marks 50 years of its publication.
This article, published in the 12 April 1980 issue of the Economic and Political Weekly, reports the invoking of the Armed Forces (Assam and Manipur) Special Powers Act in the midst of the Assam...
This article, published in 1965, recounts the importance the Gulzarilal Nanda government gave to peripheral priorities like renaming roads whereas slum development or electricity breakdowns received...
The IITs, known for their excellence in teaching and research, have come under criticism for their casteist outlook, manifested recently in IIT Madras derecognising the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle...
This article, published as a series on "Drug Prices and Patents" in the 3 April 1965 issue of The Economic Weekly , points out the reasons the stifling patrent regime encouraged by developed...

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