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Commentary

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....

In a largely autobiographical essay about the indignities of caste, B R Ambedkar (nd) recalled that “My five years of stay in Europe and America had completely wiped out of my mind any consciousness....

To achieve universal health coverage (UHC), the Government of India (GoI) launched the Ayushman Bharat programme in September 2018. The two main pillars of the Ayushman Bharat consist of transforming....

As the entire country awaits delimitation to begin in 2026, which will see an increase in the number of constituencies, there has been a hurried exercise in Assam which plans to redraw the boundaries....

Suresh Ram, 1 an Adivasi from Koraput district, Odisha, owns a small piece of land, which he cultivates, but the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) work is his main....

Discussions on the return of industrial policy, with suitable adaptations to the changing global econo­mic scenario, have surfaced recently. This is fuelled primarily by the disruptions in economic....

The colonial state established its first and only rubber plantation in the hills of Assam, in Charduar, in 1873. Unlike the success of the Assam tea plantations or the rubber plantations of British....

There are very few states in India that are currently publishing quarterly gross state domestic product (GSDP) estimates, namely Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. These estimates provide....

For carrying out a comprehensive analysis, the article points out the diverse existing regulatory framework in leading jurisdictions of competition law. Relevant details about the current....

India has over 700 million internet users and 400 million smartphone users, and the country generates about 150 exabytes of data annually. 1 The government seeks to utilise data to provide better....

The Russia–Ukraine proxy war is dragging on and the geopolitical issues around it are clear. The United States’ (US) strategy is to maintain international dominance and a unipolar international system....

Rural communities across the country are experiencing a deep agrarian crisis, leaving the agriculture-dependent households in distress and some of them are even dying by suicides. While plenty of....

The appointment of the Sixteenth Finance Commission is expected shortly. A pronounced federal feature of our Constitution is Article 280, mandating quinquennial or earlier app­ointment of finance....

India could indeed be at the verge of becoming the second country in Asia (after Taiwan) to allow same–sex couples to legally marry if the Supreme Court decides affirmatively in favour of the....

Soon after the results based on the “first round” (2017–18) of the annual series of the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) got released, a lot of hue and cry was made about their comparability with....