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The profusion of literature festivals in India has spawned another phenomenon—the production of the “man of culture.” The production of such a neoliberal subjectivity occurs in conjunction with its rejection by psychoanalysts. There have been instances of patients from disadvantaged...
Aflurry of statements from the Minister of Law and Justice and the Chief Justice of India have rekindled the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) versus collegium debate. This is not the place to discuss the merits/demerits of each system, since...
Every fresh attempt by the government at fashioning out a new education policy comes with a legitimate sense of scepticism that looms large in the minds of people who are genuinely concerned with the widening inequality that has its enduring...
Alok Prasanna Kumar writes: The collegium system of appointment of judges is once again in the news. The union government, through Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju and the Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, has been making its dis­pleasure about...
The recent report of the Reserve Bank of India on state finances shows a significant hike in their budgetary spending. This is a major gain as state budgets have a significant impact on social sector spending and the overall development...

This reading list explores the history, impact and implications of the Unlawful Activities (...

The 1947 partition of British India on religious lines significantly impacted Hindustani classical...

The “new developmentalism” of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala is an attempt to construct an alternative development model to the neo-liberal development. It is seen as a transition...
A survey of all particularly vulnerable tribal group households in two blocks of Jharkhand reveals that their lives remain precarious due to disrupted livelihoods, limited access to education and...
The efforts to develop a public health cadre have not seen much progress in most of the Indian states, despite the recommendations of several committees appointed by the union government, and the...
On one hand the BJP defines SC, BC castes as Hindus, and on the other hy banning beef denies them their age-old food habits. If beef is banned it will he the beginning of the end of the country's...
Poverty as a concept is closely related to inequality. Given the average income level, a higher level of inequality (reflected by the usual measures) will tend to be associated with a higher level of...
The assertion of autonomous dalit women's organisations in the 1990s threw up several crucial theoretical and political challenges, besides underlining the brahmanism of the feminist movement and the...
This paper examines the role of 'Hinduism' in the course of socio-historical development in the Indian subcontinent, how there has been a gradual process of construction of a 'Hindu', community and...

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He wants to be a billionaire’s wife, he says, in his next life. Taken care of. Without a care in the world. Sitting across from me, giggling. Trying to get a rise. Face alive with irrepressible...
Odia film Bhoka highlights the fissures in a fractured society, exploring the struggle for survival in a pandemic of hunger.
Contemporary films are eliminating supernatural characteristics and motivations for their villains and bringing them closer to real life.

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The paper attempts to forecast the growth pattern of the COVID-19 spread in India and examines the impact of the lockdown on its spread and deaths. Comparing different models for short-term forecasts...
A few other articles related to this discussion: BIHAR-Landlord s Witch-Hunt, Umesh Sinha, 1984 Women as Witches and Keepers of Demons-Cross-Cultural Analysis of Struggles to Change Gender Relations...
These quotes are taken from the article “ Debating Metro Car Shed: Lessons for Aarey Movement ” by Sulakshana Mahajan The article argues that the Aarey metro car shed is an attempt to make the best...
The crisis of COVID-19 vaccines in India is a consequence of government policies dating back decades. Private foundations led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have engineered a shift in...
The government’s narrative on vaccination should reflect sincerity, truth and transparency.
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