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The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) for 2022 is a data-driven overview of the global level of sustainability. The EPI rates 180 nations on climate change performance, environmental health, and ecosystem vitality using 40 performance indicators across 11 issue areas. These metrics show...
History is one subject that has increasingly become vulnerable to different misinterpretations and arbitrary historical assertions. These assertions have been processed through pedagogical means that are available even for distorting history for achieving a reactionary mobilisation of certain sections of...
Uneven profits across sectors, input cost pressures, and a rise in interest rates coupled with a weaker rupee could put the brakes on the pace of firms’ profits.
An alternative historical research must be critical of the fixation with imperial histories.
The Supreme Court’s judgment in Union of India v Mohit Minerals (P) Ltd (2022), while interpreting the 101st Amendment, has weakened the governance framework of the goods and services tax. The Court’s approach in the matter has exposed the fatal contradictions of...

Excess heat emerged as an influential element in recent weather communication about India. Drawing...

This paper tried to locate the debate on man-nature relation in the Marxist tradition. It looks at...

The living and working conditions of sewerage workers in the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation were documented through a sample survey of 98 workers. The Other Backward Classes and Other Caste workers...
The conventional belief indicates that the gradual success of an incumbent party lies in the economic progression of the state and the well-being of the majority of voters. However, the recent growth...
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...
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...
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...
This paper examines the role of 'Hinduism' in the course of socio-historical development in the Indian subcontinent, how there has been a gradual process of construction of a 'Hindu', community and...

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Forest communities in India and elsewhere are central to protecting forests and forest resources.
Alice Ekka’s protagonists are strong Adivasi women who have agency, choices, and dreams.

Read our coverage on COVID-19 vaccines

The crisis of COVID-19 vaccines in India is a consequence of government policies dating back decades. Private foundations led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have engineered a shift in...
The government’s narrative on vaccination should reflect sincerity, truth and transparency.
India’s COVID -19 vaccine policy betrays a lack of vision and social responsibility.
The two recent major decisions of the Indian health authorities regarding Covid -19 vaccination are problematic.
The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and National Disaster Management Act, 2005 grant the Government of India a great deal of autonomy and control in declaring an infectious disease as a pandemic and in...
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