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The CRZ, 2018 prioritises the pursuit of profits at the cost of the environment and fishers’ livelihoods.
The BEST bus strike in Mumbai and its underlying issues exemplify the lacunas in India’s urban public transport.


The Hardik Pandya controversy has divided the country down the middle, and has raised questions about masculinity, stardom and its associated virtues and pitfalls, codes of behaviour associated with cricket and more.

Special Articles

From the nationalistic “Hum Do, Hamare Do” (we two, our two) family planning advertising campaign, to the tantalising consumer-focused Kama Sutra condom advertisements, Indian media images have been instrumental in understanding the nation’s anxieties around sex, gender, population control measures and citizens’ reproductive lives.


The Constitution of India considers states to be the smallest unit of governance, leaving further devolution of powers at their discretion.

Book Reviews

Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies by Kevin Anderson, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010; pp 334, $25.

Review Issues

Following its mandate to double farmers’ income by 2022, the central government has enacted a separate model contract farming act in 2018 based on the perception that contract farming is one of the several pathways for doubling farm income.
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