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In an address to the United Nations General Assembly in 1961, United States (US) President John F Kennedy remarked that “the weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us.” However, the....

The aspirations to be governed under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution in order to have more autonomy for protecting tribal identities, rights over resources, preserving ecological balance....

Recent incidents of excess deaths in various large public hospitals across Maharashtra—including in Nanded, Aurangabad, Thane, and Nagpur have been widely reported by the media. (Wire Staff 2023....

There is a growing recognition of the importance of innovation and efficiency in economic growth and development (Schumpeter 1934). Innovation is widely acknowledged as a critical driver of economic....

The catastrophic train accident at Balasore has raised serious questions on the quality of rail infrastructure in India. The accident caused 290 deaths and the number of injured exceeded a thousand....

Sri Lanka is on the verge of becoming a poster child of International Monetary Fund (IMF) reforms. The country’s inflation has dipped to a single digit after two years, being one of the highest in the....

Many theoretical studies have demonstrated that the presence of an informal economy generates a buffer effect or serves as a shock absorber that diminishes the pressure of a demand shock (Castillo and....

In a conclave organised by a news channel, the incumbent union minister for minority affairs claimed that they seek to achieve equality of all religions and end any preferential treatment to any....

Three large Indian states are going to elections in November 2023. Together, the three large states of Madhya Pradesh (MP), Chhattisgarh (CH), and Rajasthan (RA) account for almost 13% of India’s....

Sexual harassment is an area of concern within the field of sports globally. Abuse in sports encompasses a wide range of harmful behaviours, often intersecting and manifesting in multiple forms. These....

Kerala Finance Minister K N Bala­gopal said in the state legislative assembly that the state is reeling under an unprecedented fiscal crisis and attributed it to the distorted fiscal policies of the....

By the “political economy” of the curriculum, I mean the curiosity-based scientific basis of determining or designing the curriculum for students. It is decided through a critical examination of....

Dhruba Narayan Ghosh, a distinguished citizen of India, passed away on 7 November 2023, in Kolkata, at the age of 95. At the time of independence, in 1947, he was just about 19 years old. The next 75....

Do women present less credit risk? This question has, in recent times, occupied the minds of both academia and policymakers. While there is a lot of analysis and documentation regarding discrimination....

The latest iteration of the annual Climate Change Conference concluded in November 2022 at the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh with the approval for setting up the “Loss and Damage” Fund....