Discussion Maps

The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.     Can music resolve conflict?   Tejaswini Niranjana’s 2013 article examines the social role of Hindustani music in Karnataka’s...
  • TEJASWINI NIRANJANA, 2013
  • VIJAYAKUMAR M BORATTI, 2013
  • SHASHIKANTHA KOUDUR, 2013
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   Did Gandhi refuse to denounce the caste system? "The Doctor and the Saint"—written by Arundhati Roy as an introduction to B R...
  • RAJMOHAN GANDHI, 2015
  • ARUNDHATI ROY, 2015
  • NANDINI OZA, 2015
  • RAJMOHAN GANDHI, 2015
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   Over 40 lakh people have been excluded from Assam’s National register of Citizens (NRC) published in July 2018. The Assam...
  • HIREN GOHAIN, FEBRUARY 1980
  • SANJIB KUMAR BARUAH, MARCH 1980
  • HIREN GOHAIN, APRIL 1980
  • SANJIB KUMAR BARUAH, MAY 1980
  • TILOTTOMA MISRA, AUGUST 1980
  • K M SHARMA, AUGUST 1980
  • HIREN GOHAIN, AUGUST 1980
  • AMALENDU GUHA, OCTOBER 1980
  • LILY BARA, DECEMBER 1980
  • UDAYON MISRA, FEBRUARY 1981
  • HIREN GOHAIN, FEBRUARY 1981
  • GAIL OMVEDT, MARCH 1981
  • SANJIB KUMAR BARUAH, APRIL 1981
  • AMALENDU GUHA, APRIL 1981
  • HIREN GOHAIN , MAY 1981
  • AMALENDU GUHA, MAY 1981
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.     What effect did colonial rule have on the Indian economy?   Is economic modernity a justifiable excuse for nearly 200 years of...
  • TIRTHANKAR ROY, 2015
  • ARINDAM BANERJEE, CHIRASHREE DAS GUPTA AND SURAJIT MAZUMDAR, 2015
  • TIRTHANKAR ROY, 2015
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   How much should India contribute to mitigating climate change?   The Paris Agreement signed by the Conference of Parties (CoP)...
  • KIRIT S PARIKH AND JYOTI K PARIKH, 2016
  • NAVROZ K DUBASH AND RADHIKA KHOSLA, 2016
  • KIRIT S PARIKH AND JYOTI K PARIKH, 2017
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of EPW.   Should reservation in education and employment exclude the prosperous among the backward classes?     On 26 September 2018, the...
  • S SUBRAMANIAN, 2006
  • K SUNDARAM, 2007
  • K RAVI SRINIVAS, 2007
  • S SUBRAMANIAN, 2007
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    Is there an effective blueprint to conserve tiger habitats?  In Ajay Dubey v National Tiger Conservation Authority (2012),...
  • K ULLAS KARANTH, AND KRITHI K KARANTH, 2012
  • NITIN RAI, 2012
  • DIVYA VASUDEV AND VARUN R GOSWAMI, 2012
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    Does the caste system travel with us when we cross the seas? In 2005, the United States-based Hindu Education Foundation (HEF...
  • CHINNAIAH JANGAM, 2016
  • VAMSEE JULURI, 2016
  • CHINNAIAH JANGAM, 2016
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.  Politics in West Bengal has differed from the rest of the country in terms of ideology as well as agenda. The left with its...
  • PRASKANVA SINHARAY, 2012
  • UDAY CHANDRA AND KENNETH BO NIELSEN, 2012
  • SARBANI BANDYOPADHYAY, 2012
  • PARTHA CHATTERJEE, 2012
  • RANABIR SAMADDAR, 2013
  • PRASKANVA SINHARAY, 2014
  • ARVIND KUMAR AND AYAN GUHA, 2014
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.  The Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009 aims to provide free and compulsory education for all children between the age of 4 to...
  • PANKAJ S JAIN AND RAVINDRA H DHOLAKIA, 2009
  • VIMALA RAMACHANDRAN, 2009
  • PADMA M SARANGAPANI, 2009
  • PANKAJ S JAIN AND RAVINDRA H DHOLAKIA, 2010
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.  Language has been a point of contention in the Indian subcontinent, especially since the introduction of English education, and...
  • Ramachandra Guha, 2009
  • Sudhanva Deshpande, 2009
  • N Kalyan Raman, 2009
  • Himansu S Mohapatra, 2009
  • Vinayak Lohani, 2009
  • Ramachandra Guha, 2010
 The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    January 1993. A cinema hall in Hyderabad. The Telugu version of Maniratnam's film Roja is being shown. Every show displays...
  • Tejaswini Niranjana, 1994
  • V Chakravarthy and M S S Pandian, 1994
  • S V Srinivas, 1994
  • Rustom Bharucha, 1994
  • Tejaswini Niranjana, 1994
  • Arun Kumar Patnaik, 1994
  • Tejaswini Niranjana, 1994
 The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    EPW's special Postscript of four articles...
  • Kamala Ganesh writes that Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna’s critiques may shift the genre’s middle ground, but the broad contours and deep structures of this ancient civilisational resource are likely to endure.
    Kamala Ganesh
  • T M Krishna
  • Kamala Ganesh
  • Lakshmi Subramanian
  • Ananya Vajpeyi
The world of work, the relationship between capital and labour, and the nature of exploitation has interested feminists for a long time. They have been concerned with the idea that labour is seen as...
 The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    The conflict over land (and its acquisition) has become an important issue in the process of industrialisation. In 2007, the...
  • Partha Chatterjee
  • Mihir Shah
  • Mary John and Satish Deshpande
  • Amita Baviskar and Nandini Sundar
  • Partha Chatterjee
The last two decades of the 20th century were marked by the increasing visibility of third world feminist struggles. In the Indian context, specifically, there was an assertion of caste identity and...
  • Gopal Guru, 1995
  • Sharmila Rege, 1998
  • Chhaya Datar, 1999
  • Sharmila Rege, 2000
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s book Hind Swaraj—written in just nine days, aboard a ship while he was travelling from London to South Africa in 1909— is often cited for its considerable influence on...
  • By Rudrangshu Mukherjee
  • By Rudolf C Heredia
  • By Vivek Dhareshwar
  • By Aditya Nigam
  • By Mahesh Gavaskar
 The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of the EPW.    In 1994, Alan Sokal, a theoretical physicist at New York University, submitted an essay to a leading cultural studies...
  • Gita Chadha, 1997
  • Alan Sokal, 1998
  • Meera Nanda, 1998
  • Gita Chadha, 1998
  • Sundar Sarukkai, 1999
  • Meera Nanda, 1999
  • Alan Sokal, 2000
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