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The Australian mega bushfires show again what the climate crisis means in reality.
The current food price inflation results from a systemic crisis of supply management in agriculture.


The emergence of the Forest Rights Act reasserted the vitality of the role people play in conservation and management of natural resources and carving out legal channels for recognition of their forest rights.

Special Articles

While there is some empirical work on the state of gender diversity in the higher judiciary in India, academic work on this topic in the context of the lower judiciary is sparse.


There is very little to distinguish between the foreign policy of Jawaharlal Nehru and Narendra Modi.

Book Reviews

The Vulnerable Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A Study of Disasters and Response by Punam Tripathi, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2018; pp xix + 334, ₹ 1,095.

Review Issues

Tracing the genealogy of the scientific claim that Indian lung capacity is deficient vis-à-vis the “European norm,” it is argued that the pathologisation of the Indian lung that once justified colonial-era segregation has made a troubling contemporary return, producing state imperceptibility of pollution-induced illness.

Special Issues

The process of Vikalp Sangam (Alternatives Confluence) involves visioning of an ideal built on grounded initiatives, spanning the full range of alternative approaches to justice, equity, and sustainability.
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