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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Dhanmanjiri Sathe

The writer teaches at the department of economics, Savitribai Phule Pune University

From 1962 war to Covid: A brief history of shocks in India
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

How is the Centre’s handling of the pandemic different from its response to previous shocks?

Current agitation is a reflection of lack of large-scale industrialisation in Punjab
Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Punjab remains an “agricultural” state and, unfortunately, is proud about it. The current agitations should be a wake-up call for Punjab’s policy makers

Education Policy does not adequately tackle issue of inequity arising out of medium of instruction
Tue, Aug 04, 2020

An exposure to basic English from a very young age in bhasha schools — through rhymes, simple sentences — could make learning the language later much easier.

Not to the manor born
Sun, Jun 14, 2020

In literature and art, domestic workers have rarely had a voice. In India, matters are made worse by caste, other hierarchies

Bringing the focus back to the informal sector
Thu, May 28, 2020

It could be the harbinger of economic revival in post-COVID India

It’s politics, stupid
Sat, Jun 08, 2019

There has been no incentive to push labour-intensive industrialisation in India

In The States’ Court
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

States, more experienced on land acquisition, must be allowed their own laws

What the states got right
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Centre must learn from models of land acquisition satisfying both buyer and seller.

Mid-day meals: what’s cooking?
Tue, Sep 27, 2005

The MID-DAY meal scheme has become an important item on India’s social change agenda. It set to achieve two objectives: improving nutri...

Education, for itself
Tue, Nov 02, 2004

Historically speaking in India, education and knowledge were owned by a very small section of the population. Little wonder, then, that an i...