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Debates on income and wealth inequality in India have gained significant momentum over the past few weeks, in small part following the release of our study “In come and Wealth Inequality in India, 1922–2023: The Rise of the Bil lionaire Raj,” which revealed that economic disparities in India have...

Can clients file a case against a lawyer in consumer court if they are dissatisfied with the lawyer’s handling of their case? This was the question that the Supreme Court was concerned with in Bar of Indian Lawyers v D K Gandhi (2024). The actual dispute related to an issue over a payment demanded...

“Why do you think not enough women are in the workforce, in spite of the fact that more women are studying today?” I was asked this question in an interview panel that included the vice chancellor of the University of Delhi. A befitting question by a sub ject matter expert, given my area of re...

The government’s version of the railway workers’ strike has certainly not suffered for want of publicity. The government has fully exploited its control over All-India Radio to retail all manner of lies and half-truths to discredit the strike while almost completely shutting out news and views...

Gurpreet Mahajan In contemporary social and political theory civil society is almost always associated with democracy. Yet, there continue to exist vast differences of opinion about what is civil society and the precise manner in which it is linked to democracy. For some theorists civil society...

With India’s oldest worker cooperative starting its centennial

The Kashmir shawl industry flourished under the Mughal patronage from the 16th century, when pashmina shawls became a popular item of export.

Micromanagement at the workplace poses more than just an annoyance in today’s professional world with knowledgeable and competent professionals cap

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections carry profound implications for the nation’s environmental future amid escalating climate challenges and extreme

At the global level, the occurrence of maternal mortality is very high.

The general price level of a country depends primarily upon its money supply.

In 2009, the Government of India (GoI) constituted the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), tasked with the provision of unique i

Om Prakash Mathur is a leading urban scholar. He has had a long career of over five decades, working in India and abroad.

Feminism is often narrated as the story of liberal White women’s consciousness, later exported to “others.” This narrative, seeing women’s rights a

The construction of everyday identity in urban spaces has always been complex and contested, notably when the growing numbers of migrants

In the recent judgment of the Project Director v P V Krishnamoorthy and Ors, the Supreme Court upheld the notification to acquire land und

Post liberalisation, the Indian economy has witnessed a doubling in its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, savings, and exports as well as a

In India, joint families are regarded as a prominent feature of Indian society.

Investment in infrastructure is necessary for growth and development.

The fundamental expectation from the Election Commission involves ensuring the adherence to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in letter and spir

The gross collections of the goods and services tax (GST) rose to a new high in April 2024 with the numbers touching ₹2.1 lakh crore.

Between me and the other world, there is ever an unasked question: unasked by some through feelings of delicacy, by others, through the difficulty

The transition of India’s labour market demographics has been a subject of discourse in recent decades.

Dwaipayan Bhattacharya, a commentator on Indian politics, captures the difficulties of thinking about social change in India by characterising

Scott Armstrong, a blood cancer expert at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the United States (US), headed a team of researchers in developi

It feels almost wrong to critique the film Amar Singh Chamkila (2024; dir Imtiaz Ali) because I believe Chamkila should be better known, a

The institutionalisation of the legal profession in India began during the British rule.

The expansion of government-sponsored welfare schemes in Indian states has been spectacular in recent decades.

Credit risk is the largest element of risk in the books of most banks and financial institutions.

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are having a dramatic impact on economies and politics across the world.