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Henrietta H Fore, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)’s executive director, on celebrating three decades (1989–2019) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, said, “t here is perhaps no....

In the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations, a comprehensive agreement on the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) was adopted. While there had been laws and....

Introduction Maharashtra has traditionally been a drought-prone state with 70 per cent of its geographical area vulnerable to water scarcity. The state witnessed its worst drought in 40 years in 2012....

Caste Representations: Prejudices and Preoccupations In a period when history and the historicity are being restructured and redefined, it is interesting to revisit the manifesto of a group of Puerto....

On 6 September, 2022, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai made an official visit to Russia amid the resonance of criticisms about Thailand’s foreign policy and growing pressures from the United....

On this episode of Research Radio we have Khaliq Parkar discussing his paper titled “ Platformisation, Infrastructuring, and Datafication: Regional Variations in the Digitalisation of Indian Cities”....

How Much Carbon Space is Left? Climate scientists have pressed the panic button. They say there is very little time left to act before we hit climate tipping points, after which it will mostly be fait....

Justice as Distribution and Recognition In the past few years, there has been a burgeoning literature on environmental justice. While race, gender, and ethnicity have been frontally recognised as....

In post-independent India, colleges are considered as centres for knowledge transmission, while universities are seen as centres for both production and transmission of knowledge. Combining research....

This article narrates the story of a tribal woman sarpanch (village head) from the nomadic Erukula (or Yerukula) community who participated in local body elections and got elected to the position. The....

The drastic crash in the price of natural rubber since 2012 coupled with rising cost of production and declining yields from the progressively ageing rubber holdings put the rubber plantation sector....

Manipur has seen an unprecedented rise in illicit poppy cultivation during the past five years. The cultivation of poppy, locally known as kaani, has taken over the hilly regions of the state....

The controversies and disputes around the new legislative changes in Lakshadweep demand a closer examination of the matter, taking into account its historical and cultural trajectories, and not merely....