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The pandemic severely affected public health and caused unprecedented disruptions to economies and labour markets. Governments have implemented measures ranging from physical distancing, restrictions....

In 2020, the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom (UK) did not offer full-time doctorate of philosophy (PhD) scholarships for scholars from 42 countries designated as “lower or upper....

As per research by rating agency Standard and Poor (S&P), India’s banking systems along with South Africa’s and Mexico’s will be slower to recover to 2019 levels. It is expected that India will reach....

The Indian government treated the COVID-19 pandemic as a disaster and declared the longest national lockdown by closing down industrial establishments and the mass exodus of labour and migrant workers....

This is in response to the letter titled “Upholding the Farmers’ Protest” (EPW, 12 December 2020). It has rightly affirmed the farmers’ sentiment beyond the politics of the day which undisputedly....

In Odisha, over 80% of the children are receiving poor quality education, which needs more attention for the reduction of poverty, level of inequality, child marriage, etc, and to stimulate the....

After seven decades of independence of the country, the question arises whether love is a crime or conversion for marriage a crime. The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government, which considers it a “love jihad”....

The fact sheets recently released by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-5 show that there has been a stagnation, and even increase in some states, in the prevalence of malnutrition among....

This is in response to the editorial “Imposing New Inequities ” (EPW, 3 October 2020), which appears to be based largely on conjecture. At the very outset, the arguments are starkly reminiscent of the....

The West Indian policymaker, Avinash D Persaud, is a thoughtful civil servant. He has, in his HT Parekh Finance Column (“Climate Change Is Uninsurable, So, What Should We Do?” EPW, 15 February 2020)....

Public attention in India has for long been focused on the target of public expenditure on education to be equivalent to 6% of the gross domestic product (GDP). This celebrated benchmark was....

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) stands in solidarity with the non-violent and peaceful struggle of the lakhs of farmers sleeping under the open sky in the chill of winter on the Delhi....

The lockdown has brought questions of accommodation in urban areas to the fore. The government’s response to prohibit rent came a little late, but provided some relief to the few migrant labourers who....

Acomprehensive approach to public health and the pandemic is extremely important in the present context. The tension between quantitative and qualitative analysis in public health is a perennial issue....

When it comes to creating an efficient economy, financial stability and financial literacy are the two sides of the same coin. In this context, the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India....