ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Commentary

Commentary
In its quest for food security, India pursued high-productivity agriculture with state support, which was gradually withdrawn resulting in agrarian distress, as also environmental damage...
A recent national survey on governance and performance in the pandemic times, has ranked Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the top in the popularity index among his counterparts. Taking over...
The palpable rightward shift of the Congress in Kerala, specifically with regard to Sabarimala, is consistent with the conservative political posturing which the party has for long articulated in the...
The coronavirus pandemic, nationwide lockdown and the Indian demography are explored through the prisms of caste, class and gender. There is an evident link between the degree of vulnerability and...
Access to identity cards for availing basic services offered by the government is a process full of impediments. However, such access will not only help in the betterment of the life of citizens but...
The Kerala Congress(M) holds the capacity to alter the equilibrium of coalition politics in Kerala. However, for the Left Democratic Front to benefit from the KC(M)’s entry into its fold, an extended...
The response of the people of the Jammu region to the abrupt changes made in Jammu and Kashmir, both related to revocation of the special constitutional status of the state and its reorganisation, is...
A long-term strategy is needed to mitigate the processes in India that lead to climate change. This strategy, if implemented through a proper institutional framework and after including the crucial...
The air quality levels are degrading in urban areas posing severe implications for human health and lifestyle. The quality of air we breathe is not only determined by the location of pollution...
Backsliding of democracy cannot be arrested by top-down notions such as a Marshall Plan for Democracy or a Global Summit for Democracy, mooted by the Western political leaders. Upholding democracy...
Indian states engage with foreign countries on the rigorous logic of our constitutional provision that foreign affairs is exclusively a “union” subject. This has conditioned state participation in...
The literary expertise and journey of late B D Dhawan are detailed upon, along with a look at his contributions to the Economic & Political Weekly .

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