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Letter
India ranks 17th in incidence rate among the 22 high-burden tuberculosis (TB) countries in the world and according to World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Report, 2015 accounted for 2.2 million...
This is with reference to “Living Conditions of Tea Plantation Workers” by Sharit K Bhowmik (EPW, 21 November 2015). Indeed, it is a cruel irony that, on the one hand, starvation deaths are reported...
Even though dynastic representation is low in Parliament (Kanchan Chandra, “Hardly the End of Dynastic Rule”, EPW, 12 July 2014), it is visible everywhere. A new politician-caste seems to have been...
The article by Aranyak Saikia entitled “A Look at the Economics behind BJP’s Victory” (EPW, 19 July 2014) made for very instructive reading. However, the reasons ascribed to the Congress Party’s...
This is a note against the practice of age bar for entry into academic positions prevalent in many state-funded universities and academic institutions in the country. Besides being legally...
I read with interest the analysis made by Prabhat Patnaik in “End of the Planning Commission?” (EPW, 19 July 2014). Despite the striking dissimilarities bet­ween fascism and nazism of the 1930s and...
What does one make of the curious formulations of A K Antony, the highly regarded Congress leader, that the Congress Party fared badly in the Lok Sabha polls because of the widespread perception and...
T Scarlett Epstein, who pioneered development studies in India, passed away on 27 April 2014. As an anthropologist, Epstein came into prominence afterthe publication of her book Economic Development...
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