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What Covid-19 Teaches India About Disaster Management

India’s disaster management framework is perilously inadequate, despite lessons from repeated epidemics and other natural calamities.

Climate Change and Gendered Vulnerabilities: Accounting for Women and Patriarchal Systems in Climate Governance Policy

Climate governance policy remains strikingly ignorant of the sociocultural context that it is embedded in, and is thus unable to account for the gender and caste inequalities that are dominant in today’s patriarchal institutions.

De-bureaucratising Water Governance Policy: Mihir Shah Committee Report 2016 and the Way Forward

Mihir Shah Committee Report 2016, though a radical step forward in water governance policy, lacked an ecosystem perspective to water management.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: A Reading List on Racism in India

In India, racism, casteism and colourism are not mutually exclusive - they may often overlap. That does not mean however, that racism does not exist.

The Anatomy of a Pogrom: Looking Back at Godhra

The Godhra riots in 2002 represented a fundamental shift in India’s polity and was also a testing ground for political Hindutva.

India’s Charade of Cooperative Federalism and State Debt Traps

India’s policies towards fiscal federalism are grounded in a colonial legacy that favours the power structure to be tilted towards the centre.

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