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Open Letter to Finance Minister

We, the undersigned, are writing to draw your attention to two urgent priorities for the forthcoming budget. (1) Social security pensions: The central government’s contribution to old-age pensions under the National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS) has remained at a measly ₹200 per month since 2006...

‘Non-academic’ Genius

I found the column “The Pottery of Physics” by Kamala Mukunda and Venkatesh Onkar (EPW , 2 December 2017) to be an extremely interesting observation about the neglect of ways of learning other than the so-called “academic” learning. My younger brother showed a precocity towards “non-verbal”...

Criminalising Talaq-e-Biddat

The government is proposing to introduce a new bill in this winter session of Parliament to make the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. We the undersigned are activists, feminists, individuals, as well as representatives of various women’s organisations, including interveners in...


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