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Editorials

Editorials
Work from home cannot be isolated from other types of work taking place in the home.
The sharp export slump will only weigh down on any incipient recovery.
Tackling gender and income disparities will boost India’s human development record.
ASHA workers’ resistance underscores recognising workers’ rights as central to reimagining public health.
In granting EUA to vaccines, both urgency and adherence to protocol should be taken into consideration.
The Wistron workers’ protest turning violent is indicative of deeper fissures in industrial relations.
Can the superstar provide traction to majoritarian politics in the Dravidian heartland?
Legal intervention in a democratic society should promote freedom of choosing a life partner.
The government intervention puts Indian agriculture in the grip of corporates.
Only greater stability and absorptive capacity can ensure productive use of funds.
Economic planning requires well preparedness to meet the challenge of a better growth rate.
Ownership of banks by industrial houses will cost the economy dearly.
Using ordinance to protect freedom of expression from foul speech may result in damaging decent communication.
Only an empowered regulator can help boost production and cut coal imports.
Biden’s policy of the “return to the normal” would be inadequate to decisively defeat Trumpism. */ */
Only a generous award by the Fifteenth Finance Commission can restore fiscal balance. */ */
The assessment of the new military alliance should be informed by its implications for Indian armed forces.
The fiscal stimulus is too little to have any major impact on the economy.
The new alliance is reconfigured around the prospect of democratic politics, but its realisation may face challenges.
A damning critique does not allow India to remain self-complacent on the economic and health fronts.
The dignity of public institutions depends on the practice of constitutional ideals.
The NDA government’s record in controlling hunger is dismal despite rising stocks of cereal.
Caste complacency of the ruling combination necessarily deflects attention from critical self-evaluation.
Rape atrocities tragically suggest that justice is in dire need of egalitarian commitment by every citizen.
Institutional failure that led to the verdict suggests spontaneity as the sure route to escape from conviction.
The actions of the police in the Hathras gang rape case show a disturbing lack of sensitivity.
Without an appropriate regulatory mechanism, deregulation is detrimental to farmers’ interests.
Every successive reform in labour laws fails to plug the loopholes.
The federal government should be the manifestation of the principle of fairness towards the states.
Suggestive content or procedural violation—what makes the BJP ’s farm bills more contentious?
The GST council should arrive at a consensus to compensate the states for revenue shortfalls.
India must disengage the border issue from Indo–Pacific policy.
The number of Dalits, Adivasis and Muslims in jail is far higher than their proportion in the population.
Respect for the party workers’ efforts is the pre-eminent condition to realise inner-party democracy .
Only bold interventions by the government can ensure a quick recovery of the economy.
The outcome of procedural justice involves both cost for some and benefits for others.
Women’s right to property ownership becomes right when it yields concrete results in women’s favour.
Every expansion of capitalist development underlies and renews new forms of inequality.
The abrogation of Article 370, after a year, continues to elude democratic experience and aspirations.
Integrated and long-term solutions are needed to mitigate the adverse impacts of floods.
The new National Education Policy creates problems at all levels of education.
Judicial intervention into the deadlock of defection has only caused further confusion and instability.
Market integration will remain a pipedream without structural changes in agricultural markets.
The pandemic and lockdown have been particularly hard on those at society’s margins.
The costs of the pandemic disproportionately fall on labour.
Increased fuel taxation during the pandemic puts commoners’ lives into further quandary.
Sections of Indian society are complicit in tolerating custodial torture and killings.
Is the government’s food relief package abetting destitution rather than alleviating it?
The media regurgitates learned biases when reporting on people with mental health disorders.
OBC reservations for NEET are a constitutional necessity for ensuring social justice.
India and Nepal should resolve their border dispute through diplomacy and negotiations.
The response to the pandemic has aggravated both the economic as well as the health crises.
The Migration Commission must listen to the workers’ voices and their concerns.
Employers’ strategies of pushing lay-offs and labour reforms intensify the precarity of employment.
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