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T his article responds to the insightfu l discussion on humanistic theory by Salmoli Choudhuri a nd Moiz Tundawala titled “A Case for Humanistic Theory” (EPW, 30 September 2023). Choudhuri and....

Concerns about the deterioration of the official statistical system have frequently been expressed, more so after the release of the 2011–12 gross domestic product (GDP) series and thereafter on the....

The paper by K M Sreekumar and K D Prathapan, “An Evidence-based Inquiry into the Endosulfan Tragedy in Kasaragod, Kerala” ( EPW , 9 October 2021, pp 45–53), attempted a substantive review and....

In the first two decades since the turn of the millennium, has twice carried in its pages a vibrant intellectual discussion on the state of theory in India. It began with Gopal Guru’s (2002)....

Official statisticians are primarily responsible for meeting the data needs of governments around the world for development planning, policy formulation, monitoring, impact assessment and other allied....

Rising India–China bilateral trade has led to two hypotheses: the Chindia, wherein the expansion in bilateral trade between the two Asian powers would reduce their joint pressure on the economy of the....

This article is in continuation with the series of Letters that have been previous published in EPW with respect to ChatGPT and other similar artificial intelligence (AI) platforms and the concerns....

Rule of the Commoner: DMK and the Formations of the Political in ­Tamil Nadu, 1949–67 (2022) unambiguously states what the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) achieved in the 18-year period between 1949....

In his book review titled “Ambedkar as a Philosopher” (EPW, 11 December 2021), Chinnaiah Jangam writes that the author’s article (Singh 2018) titled “Three Moments in the Annihilation of Caste: Marx....

I must begin by congratulating Aamir Shiekh on raising some very important issues surrounding the debate and outrage surrounding Saiba Verma’s book, The Occupied Clinic. There is no greater joy than....

Recent studies have shown that a nutrition transition is underway in urban and rural India, evident from the declining undernutrition and rapidly increasing overweight. Using the National Family....

This article attempts to look into the concept of othering in the context of urban development. The major motivation for the initiation of this article came after reading Dipankar Gupta’s book review....

The article “Utilisation of Public Healthcare Facilities: Have They Improved?” (Dilip et al 2021) makes comments on our original article titled “Invest More in Public Healthcare Facilities: What Do....

Tirthankar Roy’s article “Famines in India” (EPW, 26 June 2021) attempts to make a departure from famine studies that have developed around the Bengal famine of 1943. Viewing the latter as a case of....

“Patriarchy has no gender,” said the famed feminist bell hooks (2010: 170). What needs to be added, however, is that it has no religion as well. Nothing under the sun can help understand it better....