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When I was in the village, I knew where I could go, how I could dress, what I could say and what I could not say. Even when I chose to transgress, I knew what exactly I was risking. We all knew it....

Yadadri, a thriving temple town, which is around an hour’s drive from Hyderabad, is a curious case of state-led temple remodelling to invoke and assert Telangana’s sub-nationalist identity. 1 After....

A wadhendra Sharan (2013) states that the exercise of urban planning rests on the logic of “discursive creation of a rational city” by producing relevant knowledge about the city space and its....

Around noon on 29 December 2022, on the newly constructed riverfront of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi, a team of four to five men in two different police uniforms and the temple’s private....

In this issue of the Review of Urban Affairs, we highlight the work of young and emerging urban scholars who theorise from otherwise lesser-studied, lesser-known urban geo­graphies, articulating....

The syndicate is one of the main reasons for the decline of the real estate industry in Kolkata … (consultant at a financial company, interviewed on 8 August 2017) Most people doing business in West....

One engineer reached out to me when funds arrived for road development stating a budget of 8 lakh. I promptly measured a route in Musheerabad from Gulshan Nagar to Praga Tools, sending the dimensions....

Anwar provides rides in his cycle rickshaw in the backstreets of Tiljala, a neighbourhood in south-eastern Kolkata. Known as one of the largest minority-dominant slums in the city, Tiljala is now....

In the 30 years since the Rio Earth Summit, the fate of agriculture in the global climate regime has undergone something of a 180-degree turn. From being positioned as the pre-eminent arena of....

This paper has undergone quite a few revisions, and the author is thankful to many scholars, and colleagues at the Foundation for Agrarian Studies for their comments on multiple drafts. The author....

The relationship between science and agriculture has increasingly become the subject matter of contentious debates. While the literature has grappled with these questions and contrary views have....

Rapid discoveries in biotechnology provide new technological options to increase production and make food systems more sustainable (Qaim 2020; FAO 2022). This is particularly relevant for India, which....

From the late 19th century, advances in science and technology played a major role in raising agricultural growth and contributing to human well-being. At a fundamental level, these advances....

Agricultural emissions constituted only 12.42% of the total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2021. In contrast, emissions from the energy sector were significantly higher at 73.31% of the....

There used to be wooden crushers, and pairs of buffaloes to run it. The crushers would run all day. The entire family worked hard. When we left the oil business, we started selling the metal parts of....