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This paper is based on my experiences in gathering histories that had been scattered through the apartheid years. I came of age at the height of South Africa’s freedom struggle and, today, I am a....

The city is a site of potentiality when routine everyday practices embedded within institutions like the police, the criminal justice system, the state, and the media embody commitments to difference....

In the United Kingdom (UK), “South Asian” is the commonly utilised term for people who originate from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. This is both on account of commonalities in....

As critical aspects of diasporic life have migrated into virtual spaces, a number of scholars (Diamandaki 2003; Kissau and Hunger 2010) have been tracking the ways in which cultural practices are made....

As decades of research have shown, “feminism” and “Indian-ness” reflect dynamic outcomes of often contradictory political, social, cultural, and economic processes. Feminisms and a focus on gender in....

It is well documented that the agricultural reforms of the mid-1960s, which provided a major breakthrough in food crop, particularly wheat production in the country could not generate ubiquitous....

The Government of India has recently identified 115 districts in the country as aspirational districts which lag behind the frontier/advanced districts in each region. NITI Aayog is presently....

The reform of agricultural markets is a long overdue policy issue in India. Like many other issues related to agriculture which is a state subject, this one too is caught in the battle between the....

The union government has recently hiked the minimum support prices (MSP) of 14 commodities for the 2018–19 kharif season. The prime objective of this hike is to ensure higher incomes to farmers, if....

Since the 1970s, the contribution of the livestock sector to India’s agricultural gross domestic product (AgGDP) has been increasing, and this represents one of the most significant changes in the....

With 11 books on the city published in just the past four years, Ahmedabad, India’s seventh largest city, can further assert its rightful place among the world’s most dynamic megacities. Collectively....

The term “smart cities,” as an idea and a practice, is the new avatar of urban planning and development policies and has permeated into debates within the worlds of academia, policy and trade. Despite....

This paper presents an ethnographic study of Muslims 1 in Hyderabad. It builds on two strands of research findings. The first one concerns the relative backwardness of Muslims on various social....

In March 2003, the World Bank came to the twin cities of Hubli–Dharwad, Karnataka, to discuss the much-needed reforms to its piped water network. The Hubli–Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) had....

The surge in the number of census towns (CTs) in the 2011 Census has drawn a lot of attention to the dynamics of this in situ pattern of urbanisation in India. The number of CTs grew from 1,362 in....