In this episode, we speak to Tejas Harad about Jotirao Phule and his anti-caste writing and practice.

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While West Bengal’s “exceptionalism” is often touted to explain the claimed lack of communal and caste-based politics in the state, the rise of populist forces has somehow managed to take advantage of identitarian fault lines without creating space for democratic political mobilisation of...
Unlike common assumptions, private banks do not inherently perform better than public sector banks. The reasons that are often cited for privatisation of public sector banks require deeper scrutiny.
One year after its announcement in March 2020, the consequences of India’s strict COVID-19 lockdown measures and ineffective policy responses continue to be felt, be it in terms of livelihood loss and economic downturn or increased marginalisation of vulnerable sections of society.

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The nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has given way to an unprecedented situation...
Through a series of data visualisations, the authors attempt to describe Kerala's COVID-19...
A series of reports in the media recently noted the shock expressed by multiplex exhibitors at...
In this episode, we speak to Sameena Dalwai and Aabhinav Tyagi about the role of the judiciary in...
This article is a response to the online classrooms initiated from April 2020 onwards in schools...
Displacement for larger public interest has been a welcome phenomenon in a democratic and welfare...
This article discusses the differential treatment of two rape cases in terms of civil society’s...
In this episode, we speak to Deepa Joshi about how water access is regulated based on caste and...
We do not know if we live in a world any more risky than those of earlier generations. It is not...
From poor person’s timber to rich man’s green gold, bamboo is truly the “cradle to coffin timber”...

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Do water policies recognise the differential requirements and usages of water by women and the importance of adequate availability and accessibility?
Personal Laws in India present a situation where abolishing them in the interest of gender justice also inadvertently benefits the reactionary side.   
Concerns have been raised about criminalising triple talaq now that the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 has been passed as an ordinance. This reading list is to help...
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