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The Precarious Lives of Indian Miners: A Reading List

Mining as an economic activity is precarious, not just in the obvious sense that it is dangerous. It is also precarious in a socio-economic sense.

India's Surveillance Laws, Then and Now: Has Anything Changed?

This reading list looks at A G Noorani's reportage in EPW on the debate surrounding surveillance laws in India in the 1980s.

Caste or Economic Status: What Should We Base Reservations On?

From the debates generated by the Mandal Commission recommendations, we examine criticisms and the underlying principles for caste-based reservations.

How Does India View its Security Threats?

This reading list assesses India’s current national security paradigm.

How Consumer–friendly is the Consumer Protection Act?

The Consumer Protection Bill (2018) is expected to be passed in this winter session of Parliament. This reading list looks at the issues to be resolved within the existing Consumer Protection Act.

How Does India Vote? A Short Reading List

This reading list attempts to identify larger patterns of how electoral democracy functions in India .

Photo Essay: A Different Kind of 'Mourning'

The “condolence meeting” held in Mumbai by over 100 women from the districts in Maharashtra that are worst affected by farmer suicides put the state government on notice. These women from the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions are demanding official recognition as farmers, increase in the paltry Rs 600 monthly widow pension, and free education and health services for themselves and their children.

Do Universities Threaten National Security?

Is the government trying to change the nature of the university as we know it?

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