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Ideally, the media is supposed to enlighten the general public on two basic questions: What is happening and how long should something continue to happen? In response to the first question that involves an “is” component, the media, through its...
Ruchi Gupta writes: As public discourse has increasingly shifted online, governments around the world are grappling with how best to regulate the online sphere. Some of the initiatives are well-intentioned, aimed at establishing accountability for digital platforms, which are encouraging information...
The All India Survey on Higher Education 2020–21 highlights some interesting trends in the growth of the tertiary sector in recent years. At a macro level, the growth in the number of students enrolled in higher education more than doubled...
After 72 years of adopting universal adult franchise in its Constitution, India has remained unperturbed to the cause of voting rights of prisoners. The latest judicial decisions regarding the issue also justify disenfranchisement using the same line of thought as...
In recent years, technology has advanced at a rapid pace, bringing many benefits to society. However, with the rise of technology has come a new set of crimes that threaten the safety and security of individuals and communities. These technology-facilitated...

This reading list explores the history, impact and implications of the Unlawful Activities (...

The 1947 partition of British India on religious lines significantly impacted Hindustani classical...

The scarcity of lucrative non-farm jobs and the stagnant or declining agricultural incomes for rural households in Punjab, especially for the Jat Sikhs, are causing distress. By selecting two...
The union government has enacted four new codes amalgamating existing 29 labour legislations, and presently is in the process of finalising the rules. This paper examines the probable impact of such...
This paper deals with the components of a “smart city” and the governmental actions required for their sustainability. It aims at analysing the perception of the people towards the smart city project...
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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He wants to be a billionaire’s wife, he says, in his next life. Taken care of. Without a care in the world. Sitting across from me, giggling. Trying to get a rise. Face alive with irrepressible...
Odia film Bhoka highlights the fissures in a fractured society, exploring the struggle for survival in a pandemic of hunger.
Contemporary films are eliminating supernatural characteristics and motivations for their villains and bringing them closer to real life.

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The paper attempts to forecast the growth pattern of the COVID-19 spread in India and examines the impact of the lockdown on its spread and deaths. Comparing different models for short-term forecasts...
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These quotes are taken from the article “ Debating Metro Car Shed: Lessons for Aarey Movement ” by Sulakshana Mahajan The article argues that the Aarey metro car shed is an attempt to make the best...
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.
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