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Technological advancements have revolutionised the production, dis­tri­bution, and consumption of con­tent. The introduction of digital tech­no­logies has facilitated the expansion and diversification....

The role of the vice president (VP) in conducting the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha as its ex officio chairperson often gets mired in avoidable controversies and allegations ranging from being a....

Ever since its acquisition by billionaire business person Elon Musk in October 2022, X has been a social media platform in flux. Apart from layoffs, the platform has undergone several operational and....

In June 2023, the Government of Karnataka met with 42 experts from varied fields and launched the initiative of “Brand Bengaluru.” This initiative plans to elevate the city’s global potential to....

In the context of North East India in general and Assam in particular, there is a general assumption that caste inequalities do not exist as rigidly as compared to other parts of the country. Such an....

Religious conversion, a multifacet­­­ed phenomenon, resonates through individuals’ lives, shaping their economic behaviour and social dynamics. This article explores the intricate interplay between....

Universities in any modern society are expected to supply knowledge, research, and skilled human resources required for industrial production, circulation, and consumption of useful commodities....

The recent announcement of a pro­perty tax increase in the municipalities in Kerala has sparked criticism from various quarters. The proposed 25% increase in the property rax rate has commenced from 1....

How do we perceive the country’s environmental discourse so far? Ever since India’s existence as an independent nation or even before, the notion of a nation is often defined through aspects of nature....

On 24 April 2023, the landmark judgment Kesavandanda Bharati v State of Kerala completed 50 years. 1 It installed the “basic structure doctrine” in Indian jurisprudence to gatekeep radical changes to....

It is widely accepted that enhancing various aspects of development such as education, health, and incomes contribute to reducing the frequency and intensity of crimes in society, since it increases....

During the winter session of Parliament, the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 (“the bill”) was passed in the Rajya Sabha on 8 De­­cember 2022. The bill, which is on the cusp of being....

Rajyashri Goody is a renowned artist on the politics of food and caste. Her artworks on Dalit food preparation and eating practices enable us to rethink the repercussion of caste doctrines in the....

‘Professor of Practice’ To promote skill-based learning, as highlighted in the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2022, the University Grants Commission (UGC) announced the recruitment policy for....

Suffrage is the pivotal right. —Susan B Anthony As a sovereign democratic repu­blic, “the people of India” gave themselves the Indian Constitution and included in it are the provisions of adult....