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Reports From the States

Reports From the States
Some reasonably astounding claims have been made about the commando raid carried out by the Indian army on rebel camps in Myanmar. A long time observer of the region and military operations there...
The skirmish over non-disposal of waste in Delhi in May 2015 opens up bigger questions about the state-municipal relation over funds allocation and disbursement.
Home to a sizeable tiger population and several other endangered species, the Pilibhit Forest Division, an erstwhile timber yielding reserve forest, was notified as a tiger reserve by the Uttar...
For large states like Uttar Pradesh, there are always inter-regional comparisons regarding economic development and growth. However, without taking cognizance of the performance on the human...
Kinnaur, one of Himachal Pradesh’s most ecologically fragile places, is under threat from widespread construction activity in hydroelectric power projects. Landslides have become a common occurrence...
Several problems threaten India’s first airport city at Andal in West Bengal—land acquisition being the least of them. Dependence on coal and mining industries as well as overestimated passenger...
The recent diktat of the Maharashtra state government about showcasing Marathi cinema at multiplexes during prime time has met with both criticism and support. This decision, although necessary, is...
If the decisions arrived at the Swaraj Samvad are carried out effectively, Arvind Kejriwal may face one or both of these prospects in the coming months—A vast number of AAP members constantly...
This article is a study to understand the impact of education on the overall development of Muchi women in Cachar district, Assam. Does education propel women towards greater political participation...
Villagers explain why they call the “new capital” areas of Andhra Pradesh “class” while older cities like Vijayawada and Guntur are “mass”. The second in a series of photo essays documenting change...
The attack on Tamil author Puliyur Murugesan, like the one on Perumal Murugan, prove that groups that play divisive politics of caste are gaining ground in Tamil Nadu.
The 5 March public lynching of Syed Sarif Uddin Khan, an Assamese Muslim charged with rape in Dimapur, Nagaland has drawn attention to the simmering tensions in this commercial centre situated on the...
In awarding brutal punishment to people who defy social norms based on superstitions, patriarchy and casteism in villages, gaavkis or caste panchayats in Maharashtra openly subvert the law of the...
The Aam Aadmi Party’s campaigning style, particularly in the run-up to the 2015 Delhi elections, has been drawn largely from the Left's cultural organisations. Yet its electoral success and...
The workers’ agitation in the Gurgaon Manesar belt demanding better wages and working conditions questions the Bharatiya Janata Party government’s “Make in India” promises.

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