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The euphoria created by the substantial increase in the country’s foreign exchange reserves over the last few years has slowly dissipated in the recent months. The reason is the reversal of the pickup in dollar inflows and the acceleration of...
Radhika Pandey and Pramod Sinha write: The United States (US) Federal Reserve announced the third consecutive 75 basis points rate hike on 21 September. The rate hike was on expected lines after the hawkish commentary by the US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell...
The concern for an ideal bureaucracy has been widely discussed in the public domain with regards to a particular response that was given by a senior administrative functionary to a young female student from Patna, Bihar. Arguably, the response of...
Crisis of Liberal Deliberation: Facets of Indian Democracy edited by Manas Ray, New Delhi: Primus Books, 2022; pp xi + 604, `1,995. State of Democracy in India: Essays on Life and Politics in Contemporary Times edited by Manas Ray, New Delhi:...
The utter silence of Indians over the lack of representation amongst elected officials making policies calls into question the trust that the citizens place in the government. With the average age of 54 years of a member of Parliament in...

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 Periodic Labour Force Survey is an important official source of data on the labour force. In this paper, we make use of the data on activity statuses according to the daily, weekly, and the...
The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 is an important legislative landmark in the context of Indian agricultural policy. The major concerns...
West Bengal has a substantive presence of minority population with 27% Muslims and 5.5% Scheduled Tribes. They often have a ghettoised presence and political parties take special care to secure...
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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It’s a time of sleepless days And angry nights. Human rights stripped away, Endless privilege on the other side. The news so dark – It keeps us up all night. We watch the country burn The flames, too...
The humanity of a “ghost” is revealed in the stories and memories surrounding a family-owned orchard.
South Korean boy band BTS brings people together and gives them a sense of belonging to a “Mikrokosmos,” a universe created for love, kindness and oneness.

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A few other articles related to this discussion: BIHAR-Landlord s Witch-Hunt, Umesh Sinha, 1984 Women as Witches and Keepers of Demons-Cross-Cultural Analysis of Struggles to Change Gender Relations...
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.
India’s COVID -19 vaccine policy betrays a lack of vision and social responsibility.
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