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The country urgently needs a comprehensive national law covering domestic workers.
Is the National Green Tribunal too much trouble for this government? .


Population and area are the two most essential statistics describing any jurisdiction.

Special Articles

There has been widespread assertion of the fact that traditional state laws on protected area conservation can pose a threat to the customary collective rights of local communities inhabiting these areas, inducing livelihood vulnerabilities.


Addressing the problems in local body governance requires a reimagining of federalism in India and moving away from the centre–state framework.


On 11 April 2017, Panjab University (PU) narrowly escaped from witnessing a bloody Baisakhi.

Book Reviews

Labour, State and Society in Rural India: A Class-relational Approach by Jonathan Pattenden; Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016; pp xiv + 2 00, £75 (hardbound).

Review Issues

The asynchronous but somewhat similar agricultural trajectories of sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, especially India, are analysed over nearly a century (1961–2050).

Special Issues

The Forest Rights Act, 2006 has the potential to democratise forest governance by recognising community forest resource rights over an estimated 85.
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