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Letters

In recent months, more so during the pandemic that we were all trying to contain and overcome, there has, inter alia, been a growing and alarming theme in the media that can be described in phrases....

This is with regard to Aishika Chakraborty’s paper as part of the Review of Women’s Studies on Bengali cabaret dancers (“Dancing the Night Away: The Erotic Outlaws of Democracy,” EPW, 28 May 2022). It....

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) for 2022 is a data-driven overview of the global level of sustainability. The EPI rates 180 nations on climate change performance, environmental health, and....

“ Conservation pays”—a cliché alien to most people but not for a small group of women from Bohal in Palampur; they are getting paid `10,000 annually for protecting a patch of forest that constitutes....

The census is a complete enumeration of the entire population of any country. It provides information on the size, distribution, socio-economic, demographic and other characteristics of the country’s....

In a pioneering shift and in line with a broader growth and risk management strategy, domestic and international institutional investors are placing substantial portfolio focus on corporations with a....

Recently, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued directions under Section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000. One of the contentious directions is that virtual private....

The Supreme Court of the United States, in a leaked opinion, has voted to overrule Roe v Wade. Hence, in light of this ruling, two among many other deficiencies in abortion jurisprudence in India need....

The Delhi High Court on 11 May 2022 handed down two separate verdicts on a batch of petitions challenging the marital rape exception under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Justice Rajiv....

India will be observing the 75th anniversary of its independence in 2022. This will be just the right time for the overdue release of all political prisoners. In the course of India’s long and very....

Sri Lanka has drawn the world's attention as an island country due to its strategic geographical location in the South Asian region. The ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka is not unidimensional but a....

The world is under a threat of a major global conflict with Russia attacking Ukraine on 24 February 2022. The threat of a possible invasion has been imminent since the second half of 2021 when Russia....

Recently, on 4 May 2022, the Supreme Court of India postponed the Haryana Judicial Services (HJS) Mains Exam, which was to be held from 6 to 8 May 2022. The postponement was given on account of the....

[A longer version of this open letter was earlier published on the website of Forum for Medical Ethics Society.] We, the undersigned, write this open letter with tremendous concern about the growing....

Pakistan is inherently a water-dependent country. Its water and climate policy nexus is mired in deep, endemic, and systemic challenges, most notably poor governance. In practice, Pakistan has....