ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Memory, Death, Friendship

Having lost a dear friend, the author reflects on the nature of friendship, and its relationship with memory.

Determinants of Child Malnutrition in Tribal Areas of Madhya Pradesh

A research study conducted in three tribal districts— Alirajpur, Barwani and Khandwa—of Madhya Pradesh, based on a sample of 294 women with their last child in the age-group of six months–five years analyses the status and determinants of malnutrition and child death. Despite certain infant and...

A Tribute to Dharma Kumar (1928-2001)

Dharma Kumar was a controversial figure, one whose role it was to call into question the comfortable views of a series of established orthodoxies. At times in doing so she could rub even close friends the wrong way. But no one who studied with her will forget her generosity (whether intellectual or personal) and the wide intellectual horizons she opened up. In an academic world where petty intrigues are the rule, there was nothing in the least small about Dharma Kumar.

Adivasis of South Orissa

The recent starvation deaths may have focused the limelight once more on Orissa's adivasis and triggered off a spate of developmental schemes. But for the adivasis, deprivation and poverty have been their lot for decades, bereft as they are of even basic necessities like food, minimal education and electricity.
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