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Intended or not, projects under the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes scheme will compete with private rental housing options in Indian cities. Examining the scheme guidelines and using data from the National Sample Survey Office, this article establishes the dimensions of...
The Indian agricultural sector has long suffered a plethora of structural infirmities that have contributed to the continuing crisis in the sector. While India did well to achieve food self-sufficiency, after a couple of decades of chronic food shortages following independence,...
Partha Nath Mukherji, one of the eminent sociologists of the country, former director of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and past president of the Indian Sociological Society, died on 12 February 2021 at the age of 81. His death...
Literacy and education are vital developmental indicators for a nation. With more than 200 million children, India has the world’s most extensive primary education system. While primary school enrolment has increased significantly, learning levels remain low. To strengthen foundational literacy...

One year after its announcement in March 2020, the consequences of India’s strict COVID-19 lockdown...

In this episode, we speak to Chinnaiah Jangam about Ambedkar's multidisciplinary research approach.

This article presents the evolving policy of regional trade agreements in the Indian Ocean region...

The elections to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly provide an opportunity to reassess the fault...

The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a catena of contractual disputes. The paper synthesises the Indian Contract Act and relevant case laws to present a legal position on force majeure , frustration...
The impact of the share of non-interest income on the risk of banks in India for the period 1993–2018 is examined, employing coefficients of variation, and linear and quantile regression techniques...
Shrines of Sufi saints in Kashmir are an important public space in the larger vacuum of spatial avenues for Kashmiri women. Shrines provide demarcated spaces and roles for women in its property and...
The assertion of autonomous dalit women's organisations in the 1990s threw up several crucial theoretical and political challenges, besides underlining the brahmanism of the feminist movement and the...
Poverty as a concept is closely related to inequality. Given the average income level, a higher level of inequality (reflected by the usual measures) will tend to be associated with a higher level of...
Based on the memories of elderly Naga and Mizo villagers in north-east India who underwent grouping in the 1950s and 1960s, this article shows how the concept of "success" and "failure" used by...
Because of the connection between knowledge and politics, someone urging a view about scientific inquiry may be understood and read as supporting a political analysis, even when that is not her...
On one hand the BJP defines SC, BC castes as Hindus, and on the other hy banning beef denies them their age-old food habits. If beef is banned it will he the beginning of the end of the country's...

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Web series like Aashram offer more honest and rooted representations of Dalit communities, but not entirely without a Savarna gaze.
Notes from an Ambedkarite cultural troupe about taking the protest site online.
The online classroom, with its emphasis on intangible concepts and symbols, opens up unseen relationships between time, knowledge, culture, and society in determining a student’s identity.

Read our coverage on farm laws

In September 2020, the Bharatiya Janata Party government pushed the passage of three farm bills in Parliament. The bills, which are deemed anti-farmer, are facing opposition from farmers and state...
Agricultural market reforms recently enacted by the National Democratic Alliance government reflect the Bharatiya Janata Party’s determination to introduce agrobusinesses into agriculture and push...
Suggestive content or procedural violation—what makes the BJP ’s farm bills more contentious?
Farmers’ refusal of the Supreme Court committee marks an astute recognition of democratic values.
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