Reading List

EPW Engage contextualises the agrarian crisis and farmer protests in India with this reading list.
04 Oct, 2018
M K Gandhi’s inspired struggle for Indian independence against British Colonisation turned him into...
02 Oct, 2018
Several unconstitutional laws in India repress its citizens. A reading list from the EPW Archives.
20 Sep, 2018
This reading list examines the culpability of the British Raj in causing the Bengal famine of 1943.
19 Sep, 2018
A reading list examining the state of freedom of press in contemporary times through EPW’s archives.
17 Sep, 2018
Here are the articles that the Supreme Court cited in its judgment to decriminalise Section 377. We...
07 Sep, 2018
Reform is long overdue in the Indian Administrative Services, but how should the government go...
31 Aug, 2018
A reading list to help understand why the provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act...
30 Aug, 2018
This reading list explores the dynamic ideas of the nation and nationalism.  
14 Aug, 2018
Concerns have been raised about criminalising triple talaq now that the Muslim Women (Protection of...
14 Aug, 2018
A series of articles examine the Smart Cities Mission as well as how city-dwellers living in...
12 Jul, 2018
This reading list is a curation of articles from 2010 onwards that examined  the early discussions...
29 Jun, 2018
Corruption makes frequent appearances in public discourse. What do we actually mean when we talk...
27 Jun, 2018
A recent report in the Indian Express states that an inter-ministerial task force has counted up to...
25 Jun, 2018

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Studies on sexual harassment complaint committees over the years highlight how committees, even when instituted, often do not function as they should. 
Two judgements in August 2017 came under the scanner for the language they used to define consent and talk about survivors of sexual assault.
Though atheism has been socially prevalent in India, it has remained a grey area in the legal context. There are no specific laws catering to atheists and they are considered as belonging to the...
Several unconstitutional laws in India repress its citizens. A reading list from the EPW Archives.
The prevention of torture has been one of the key human rights developments in the last decade. With India’s strong stake for a seat at the security council, the issue has assumed importance. However...
Reform is long overdue in the Indian Administrative Services, but how should the government go about it? 
This analysis of electoral data from the Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer’s website and the single-person household estimates from the Centre for Research and Debates in Development Policy, New...
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