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Commentary

Disability is a multidimensional concept, and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016 defines it as a long-term physical, mental, intellectual, or sensory impairment that, in....

Renewed scholarly debate on the level and growth of farmers’ income in India since the beginning of the new millennium follows failed experiences for more than a half-century with varied development....

India is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of automobiles and auto components through growing global value chain (GVC) participation. Ray and Miglani (2018) single out the Indian....

In a recently released report by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) on the conditions of prisons in Punjab, a glaring but not surprising revelation comes to light. This is the issue of....

The conduct of monetary policy in India underwent a significant trans­formation during the post-reform period. With the phasing out of automatic monetisation and adoption of fiscal discipline under....

The economic theory did not start by being unscientific. The classical economics of France’s Physiocrats, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx and their followers over the course of....

In the capacity of a Dalit female activist, I am compelled to write this piece having closely observed Gaddar’s involvement in the Telangana movement since 2009. Gaddar, with his remarkable artistic....

Against the backdrop of the visit of the President of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on 21 July 2023, India laid a renewed emphasis on “India–Sri Lanka economic partnership for maritime, energy and....

With imminent elections in some states in 2023 and general elections a stone’s throw away in 2024, the government has vociferously advocated for a uniform civil code (UCC) once again. While many of us....

The Jharkhand Legislative Assembly passed two bills in November 2022—the first bill is called the Jharkhand Definition of Local Persons and for Extending the Consequential Social, Cultural, and Other....

India’s Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2023 is based on four key pillars: (i) incentive to remission; (ii) export promotion through collaboration; (iii) ease of doing business and reduction in....

The incidence of “female-headed households” has been largely documented in the Western as well as Indian literature, in the past five decades. However, the definition has undergone a metamorphosis....

To celebrate 200 years of the Assam tea industry, the state government has proposed various events in major Indian cities as well as abroad, in its 2023–24 budget, to promote the brand effectively (....

When you were born into this world, how was your umbilical cord cut? Was it smashed with a stone, or severed with a sickle? You don’t know if your mother received a tetanus injection during pregnancy....

In today’s era of globalisation, there is a constant debate revolving around the protection and enforcement of human rights across the globe. In a global­ised world, concerns have been raised by law....