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Glimpses from the Past

Glimpses from the Past
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.
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...
This article, published as a series on "Drug Prices and Patents" in the 3 April 1965 issue of The Economic Weekly , presents the industry point of view on drug prices and patents. We present this...
The last few weeks have witnessed a ban on the slaughter and possession of bulls, bullocks and calves, in addition to cows, in Maharashtra and then in Haryana. The BJP, in power in both these states...
Meera Kosambi (1939-2015) was a sociologist who wrote on various subjects ranging from feminist history to urban ecology. We re-publish a Special Article written by her, on her definitive and well-...
This article, published in the February 1965 issue of Economic Weekly, is an interesting take on technical assistance of Israel to tropical African countries - a few years before the 1967 war in...
From April to June 1961, a series of six articles by Rajni Kothari were published in The Economic Weekly. These articles titled "Form and Substance in Indian Politics" covered panchayat Raj,...
EPW brings you this two-part essay on India's Sri Lankan strategy by V R Krishna Iyer.
EPW brings you this essay from the archives where historian Tapan Raychaudhuri traces the roots of mass poverty in India, as we know it today, to the new institutional framework of agriculture...

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