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The Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Capitalist Landscape in India

The conceptual delineation of “spatial compression” in critical writings of Karl Marx and David Harvey is mapped to explain how contemporary capitalist practices use “time” creatively to overcome the spatial constraints to profit-making. The insights drawn from the discussions are used to examine the rapid expansion of Amazon India, primarily achieved through its network of warehouses—a spatial construct. Thus the tangible manifestations of restructuring time and space in the present-day capitalist landscape of India are analysed.

Memory, Death, Friendship

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

Why India Could Do With One More Time Zone

This article traces the genesis of the current standardisation of time and provides a rationale for introducing changes to the Indian Standard Time , and proposes several policy options.
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