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Sustainability is the most important word in the modern world. Day by day, people are adopting new technologies as survival tools. Climate change has restrained the growth rate of our society. Because of increasing pollution, our ecosystem has been degrading....
Recently, there has been a lot noise around the Bulli Bai app controversy that has made up the headlines of all the major news channels. The controversy erupted when there were reports from multiple Muslim women that their photographs had...
As of 17 January 2022, out of a total of 1,098 posts of high court judges, 411 or about 37% are vacant (Department of Justice 2022). This is not an exceptional situation and has persisted for a while now, notwithstanding the increase...
Gurumurthy Kasinathan writes: After a Congress member of Parliament from Tamil Nadu highlighted the unethical practices of the Indian edtech companies in Parliament, the Ministry of Education (MoE) issued an advisory. The advisory asked parents to “verify that content being provided is...
The right to freedom becomes freedom when such a right is exercised with a diligence of purpose and sincerity of persuasion. Participation in politics is also a freedom that comes with a moral demand on the part of those who...

In the wake of the reported rape and murder of a 9-year-old Dalit girl in the metropolitan capital...

In this episode, we speak to Nitin Dhaktode and Aditi Priya about welfare schemes and the role of...

This paper summarises the key findings of an extensive research study recently completed in the Bengaluru and Raichur districts of Karnataka. Against the backdrop of the Skill India policy, the...
The potentialities of individual assets, created under category B of Schedule I of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, for enhancing income of rural households and increasing...
India has embarked on the path of self-reliance with no clear road map. This paper highlights the need to demystify the concept and argues that any path to self-reliance would require creating new...
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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Mary Oliver said, joy is not made to be a crumb But she didn’t tell me how. I grew up in a city Making myself smaller and smaller. Everything scared me. Tell me how to look for life’s possibility,...
How intrinsic is the element of cost to the idea of gift-giving?
The course of historical injustice and feudal-led colonisation in Kalahandi remains uncorrected through a structural exclusion of the marginalised.

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...
In granting EUA to vaccines, both urgency and adherence to protocol should be taken into consideration.
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