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Editorials

Continued detention of democratic leaders further squeezes the space for engagement and reconciliation.
Ambiguity in politics is a necessary, but not sufficient condition for creating a morally healthy society.

Commentary

Over the last few years, the central government has declared certain species of wild animals as “vermin” in some states, thus allowing uncontrolled hunting of these animals.

Special Articles

Pakistan’s women are marching against patriarchy, but what is their destination and who is standing in their way? The Aurat March of 2019 faced severe backlash from both conservative as well as like-minded quarters, on account of some hard-hitting slogans and jabs raised against prevalent masculinist social norms.

Columns

The proposal in the Finance Bill, 2020 to introduce taxation on the basis of citizenship for those non-resident Indians who do not pay tax in their countries of residence has proven to be controversial.

Book Reviews

Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India by Pradeep K Chhibber and Rahul Verma, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xii  + 320, ₹ 895.

Review Issues

Tracing the genealogy of the scientific claim that Indian lung capacity is deficient vis-à-vis the “European norm,” it is argued that the pathologisation of the Indian lung that once justified colonial-era segregation has made a troubling contemporary return, producing state imperceptibility of pollution-induced illness.

Special Issues

The potential of National Family Health Survey wealth index to contribute to the discourse on poverty and inequality in India is presented.
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