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On 4 June 2019, Tathagata Roy, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Bengal and the then governor of Meghalaya, sparked off a controversy through a series of tweets. Bengal, he asserted, once a....

Women dancers were dancing on the fast beats of lavani. The loud music was matched by the whistles and shouts of audiences dancing wildly. The auditorium was full of hundreds of women, young, middle....

“All the others have become devis, I am the only bai left,” remarked Rasoolan Bai—the acclaimed classical thumri singer from the “ tawaif cultural tradition” subjected to live and die in penury....

How should we speak of “recovery” of informal workers in the aftermath of COVID-19 and its attendant lockdowns? In 2021, scholarship on economic recovery has rightly focused on employment (are workers....

The seven papers in this collection were developed from abstracts selected from the submissions in response to a call issued in July 2021. At the time of the call, the second wave of the pandemic was....

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the existing social fault lines of society. The health emergency and temporary moratorium on the economic activities not only created unprecedented desolation, but....

In the end, I would say the current government’s order is this: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Corona will be on leave and people will do the business. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, people....

As with many other aspects of city life, urban mobility has been one of the biggest victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. While on the one hand, the governments across the world have put many restrictions....

The economic distress faced by garment workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns has sparked much global activism. Meticulous documentation has shown the extent to which....

Our paper gives an ethnographic account of the consolidation of Bhatti Mahila Evam Bal Vikas Mandal (BMBVM) as a group of more than 1,000 women who work towards facilitating neighbourhood development....

This paper is an empirical study of the consequences of the prolonged closure of schools and other educational institutions for adolescent tribal girls, migrating to the construction sector of Surat....

The report of the working group-I to the sixth assessment report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 2021) has clearly laid out the challenge before the world, which is....

While air pollution attracts public attention every winter across northern India as visibility drops and respiratory difficulties rise, attention to water pollution is perhaps more episodic and....

In ways wholly unanticipated by the framers of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Act, 2010 and in ways that would have ­astonished both the environmental regulatory authorities and environmental....

India’s environmental regulatory regime, meant to control the environmental and social impacts of resource-intensive and potentially harmful projects, has been going through a major overhaul since....