The Gujarat Government's efforts to push for the Dholera Smart City and other Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) projects have resulted in lopsided policies. These policies prove that agriculturists have no representation in the state’s legislative processes.

The Thread

As the Union Cabinet pushes for public sector bank (PSB) mergers based on the assumption that efficiency will improve through economies of scale and scope, through our archives, we look at whether this is actually the case.
On 24 August 2017, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the right to privacy is “intrinsic to life and liberty” and is inherently protected under the various fundamental freedoms enshrined under Part III of the Indian Constitution.  
Two articles that were published by the Economic and Political Weekly in 2016 ask pertinent questions about the rights of Muslim women. 

Reading List

This essay looks at institutionalised corruption and its effect on Indian roadways, especially the...
The migration of poor, homeless people in distress from faraway rural areas to upcoming urban and...
Basudev Chatterji was a historian and teacher who seldom allowed himself to become the victim of...

Tracing Partition

 

An interactive compilation of articles on the Partition from the archives. Click on the image to view the interactive.

  

  

The Grid

In the context of the recent sexual molestation of an actor in a public space in Kerala, this article analyses Malayalam cinema’s language of neo-liberal governmentality that seeks to police gendered...
Click through the timeline above to explore a history of the Right to Information Act 2005 through the EPW Archives.
As a modern republic, India felt duty-bound to "abolish" caste, and this led the State to pursue the confl icting policies of social justice and caste-blindness. As a consequence, the privileged...
Read Economic and Political Weekly's special review edition featuring articles on environment and development. 
Since the 1970s, urbanisation across the globe has been shaped by corporate capital under the neo-liberal policies of the state. Cities are treated as consumer products with massive private...
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