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Languages that learners bring to school indicate their cognitive potential. Their languages can constitute a space for introducing them to the methods of scientific enquiry. Several other advantages accrue in the process.
In the context of the elections that were held to choose the 15th President for India, one often hears the following expression, “we are the first political party that has made it possible for a person from the deprived social...
Droupadi Murmu has been elected as the 15th President of India after serving as the governor of Jharkhand from 2015 to 2021. Murmu’s appointment is remarkable especially against the backdrop of the varied background of her predecessors who occupied the...
On 21 June 2022, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) announced Droupadi Murmu—a tribal leader from Odisha—as its nominee for India’s 15th presidential elections. Ever since then, celebrations in diverse forms—prayers, rituals, drums, and dance—have not stopped...
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) update in July 2022 by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down the global growth forecasts. The new estimates show that the growth of global output will decline by almost half from 6.1% in...

Excess heat emerged as an influential element in recent weather communication about India. Drawing...

This paper tried to locate the debate on man-nature relation in the Marxist tradition. It looks at...

This paper attempts to document the changing attitude of sections of bhadralok in colonial Bengal towards middle-class women’s paid work. From the 1920s onwards, a number of journal editors and...
Two new indices, the index of representation in longevity and the index of socio-economic inequality in longevity, are presented for examining socio-economic inequality in longevity in India. The...
Critical issues in the stagnation of the family planning programme in India are highlighted and the tangible barriers are identified to suggest few possible strategies to enhance its use and...
On one hand the BJP defines SC, BC castes as Hindus, and on the other hy banning beef denies them their age-old food habits. If beef is banned it will he the beginning of the end of the country's...
Poverty as a concept is closely related to inequality. Given the average income level, a higher level of inequality (reflected by the usual measures) will tend to be associated with a higher level of...
The assertion of autonomous dalit women's organisations in the 1990s threw up several crucial theoretical and political challenges, besides underlining the brahmanism of the feminist movement and the...
This paper examines the role of 'Hinduism' in the course of socio-historical development in the Indian subcontinent, how there has been a gradual process of construction of a 'Hindu', community and...

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The most valuable tool that we have against misinformation—and those that seek to actively misinform—is a critically thinking population.
The Worst Person in the World is a definitive statement on the existential crisis faced by the current generation.
Food writing can function as an alternative mode in historiography, making visible the history of the Anglo-Indian community.

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The crisis of COVID-19 vaccines in India is a consequence of government policies dating back decades. Private foundations led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have engineered a shift in...
The government’s narrative on vaccination should reflect sincerity, truth and transparency.
India’s COVID -19 vaccine policy betrays a lack of vision and social responsibility.
The two recent major decisions of the Indian health authorities regarding Covid -19 vaccination are problematic.
The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and National Disaster Management Act, 2005 grant the Government of India a great deal of autonomy and control in declaring an infectious disease as a pandemic and in...
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