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A recent report in the Indian Express found that in...
  • SAMEER MOHITE, 2014
  • DISHA NAWANI, 2014
  • SAMEER MOHITE, 2015
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   In 2016, a study by the National Institute of...
  • BHARGAVI V DAVAR 2012
  • VIKRAM PATEL 2013
  • S PARASURAMAN AND VANDANA GOPIKUMAR, 2012
On 1 December, the price of a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder...
  • LAHOTI ET AL, 2012
  • D C PATRA, 2013
  • LAHOTI ET AL, 2013
In 2019, EPW reviewed over 100 books. Read excerpts from 19 reviews that left an exceptional mark on our editors. EPW publishes two reviews of books written by established and emerging scholars and...
  • ECONOMICS AND POLICY
  • HISTORY AND METHODOLOGY
  • POLITICS AND DEMOCRACY
  • ECOLOGY AND THE STATE
  • LABOUR AND WOMEN
  • SOCIETY AND EQUALITY
The Indus Water Treaty (IWT), signed in 1960, was an agreement between India and...
  • RAMASWAMY R IYER, 2010
  • PAVAN NAIR, 2010
  • MAJED AKHTER, 2010
  • RAMASWAMY R IYER, 2010
There is a long-standing and contentious debate on whether the benefits created by genetically modified organisms (GMOs) outweigh the costs. Currently, in India, the use of GM seeds that are not...
  • MEENA MENON, 2019
  • RAM KAUNDINYA, 2019
  • MEENA MENON, 2019
India’s first prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR),...
  • ASHWIN KUMAR AND M V RAMANA, 2011
  • S C CHETAL AND P CHELLAPANDI, 2011
  • M V RAMANA AND ASHWIN KUMAR, 2011
In 2010, the National Council of Applied Economic Research published a report titled “A Study of the Contribution of...
  • GOPAL K KADEKODI AND PRANAB MUKHOPADHYAY, 2011
  • RAHUL BASU 2012
  • R VENKATESAN 2012
  • RAHUL BASU 2012
Reading Gandhi today is more than just an engagement with his written word. For several decades, scholars across disciplines have attempted to arrive at a holistic understanding of Gandhi by...
  • 1949–59
  • 1960–69
  • 1970–79
  • 1980–89
  • 1990–99
  • 2000–09
  • 2010–19
India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is...
  • Bishwanath Goldar, 2015
  • R NAGARAJ, 2015
  • Surajit Mazumdar, 2015
  • ASHIMA GOYAL, 2015
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW. Kimberle Crenshaw theorised “intersectionality” as a concept in a 1989...
  • NIVEDITA MENON, 2015
  • MEENA GOPAL, 2015
  • MARY E JOHN, 2015
  • JENNIFER C NASH, 2015
Is patriarchy more concerned with sexual repression or social reproduction? In 2018, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavaat was met with protests upon its release for...
  • CAROL UPADHYA, 1998
  • MARY E JOHN, TEJASWINI NIRANJANA, 1998
  • CAROL UPADHYA, 1998
  • RATNA KAPUR, 1999
Incessant rainfall across India’s western coast during the 2019 monsoon has led to ...
  • MIHIR SHAH, 2013
  • C J PERRY, 2013
  • MIHIR SHAH, 2013
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   On May 10, 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth leader Priyanka Sharma was...
  • ISHITA MUKHOPADHYAY, 2012
  • SUBHASIS BANDYOPADHYAY, 2012
  • SUKUMAR MUKHOPADHYAY, 2012
  • SUJAY GHOSH, 2012
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of EPW.   In 1976, Mohammad Yunus set up the...
  • DAVID HULME AND MATHILDE MAITROT, 2014
  • MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
    P SATISH, 2015
  • MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
    R SEENIVASAN, 2015
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   What does “doing sociology” in India today entail?  In 2016, Sujata Patel...
  • VIVEK KUMAR, 2016
  • K L SHARMA, 2016
  • VIVEK KUMAR, 2016
  • EDITORIAL, 2016
  • ARVIND KUMAR, 2016
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW     According to the...
  • ARVIND PANAGARIYA, 2013
  • STUART GILLESPIE, 2013
  • GARGI WABLE, 2013
  • DIANE COFFEY ET AL
  • RAKESH LODHA, YOGESH JAIN, C SATHYAMALA, 2013
  • GUPTA ET AL, 2013
  • SEEMA JAYACHANDRAN, ROHINI PANDE, 2013
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   Rahul Pandita’s memoir, Our Moon Has Blood Clots: The Exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits, recounts the author’s experience of having...
  • ANURADHA BHASIN JAMWAL, 2013
  • RAHUL PANDITA, 2013
  • SUALEH KEEN, 2013
  • BASHIR MANZAR, 2013
  • GOWHAR GEELANI, 2013
  • SADAF MUNSHI, 2013
The contribution of the livestock sector to India’s agricultural gross domestic product has been increasing since the 1970s. Dairying accounts for more than two-thirds of the value of total livestock...
  • NILABJA GHOSH, AMARNATH TRIPATHI, M RAJESHWOR, AND ROOPAL SINGH, 2017
  • M DINESH KUMAR AND O P SINGH, 2017
  • NILABJA GHOSH, 2019
The Discussion Map charts important debates from the pages of E​PW.   Is the left still relevant among the masses? Prabhat Patnaik in his 2011 article “The Left in Decline” introduces the term “...
  • PRABHAT PATNAIK, 2011
  • HIREN GOHAIN, 2011
  • KRIPA SHANKAR, 2011
  • DIPANKAR BHATTACHARYA, 2011
  • ARUP BAISYA, 2011
  • SIDDHARTHA LAHIRI, 2011
  • PRABHAT PATNAIK, 2012

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