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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Ravinder Kaur

The writer is a Copenhagen-based historian

The protest has opened new space for workers, farmers to forge solidarity in their struggle
Sun, Mar 07, 2021

The solidarity between different caste and occupational groups is still fragile but for now the protest has opened new space for workers and farmers to forge solidarity in their struggle.

Lessons from the verdict
Fri, Jun 07, 2019

The idea of India may have lost its political currency.

Not Just By Jobs And Mobiles
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

BJP needs to address the alienation, fear and silence of the minority community

Because she breaks the mould
Mon, Dec 02, 2013

Women are facing the blowback from an ongoing process of social change.

They don’t talk to her
Wed, Sep 25, 2013

Political leaders must address women’s aspirations in their election agendas.

The bare branches crisis
Tue, Apr 16, 2013

But Haryana imports brides and Punjab does not

Good at heart
Sat, Jun 23, 2012

Aamir Khan’s show could do with better research. But the social transformation agenda at its core is creditable

The message is change
Wed, Mar 14, 2012

Akhilesh,young and educated,reflects OBC aspirations in rural heartland

No country for old men’s values
Sat, Nov 12, 2011

Yes,sex ratios are coming back to normal,and the middle class is responsible

The girl child’s future
Sat, Nov 05, 2011

Data predicts a turnaround in middle-class India’s attitude to girls

Making of a tragedy
Fri, Oct 14, 2011

What should be blamed for student suicides?

The index of inequality
Mon, Apr 04, 2011

Do the preliminary census findings confirm that India is united by discrimination against girl-children?

Hoping for girls in 2011
Thu, Feb 10, 2011

The new census might well show the middle class is now willing to welcome girl children.

Noose family ties
Fri, Jul 23, 2010

Why the khaps’ cultural defence argument falls flat ...

Hostile to love
Thu, Jul 08, 2010

Our epics and films celebrate love,so why this spate of ‘honour killings’?...

No accounting for caste
Wed, Jun 02, 2010

Enumerating caste is a messy and futile affair,and it can be wielded for the wrong ends...

The loss of inheritance
Sat, Jan 23, 2010

Should we not think more before we usher in new clauses to the Dowry Prohibition Act,1961,which will most likely be impossible to implement?

Beyond the fields
Mon, Feb 09, 2009

While passing through the idyllic rural countryside of Rajasthan,gloriously covered in the winter sunshine with the green and gold of mustard fields...

Quotas are for equality, but aren’t equal
Thu, Dec 14, 2006

In the wake of the Sachar Committeee report, Muslim MPs are stepping gingerly on the issue of demanding quotas for their brethren.

College admissions as key
Thu, Jul 06, 2006

The goal of US universities is to make classrooms more diverse

Caste away the stigma
Tue, May 16, 2006

Real goal of affirmative action is to integrate the lower-caste individual into mainstream society

French dressing in the salad bowl
Wed, Dec 07, 2005

In 1946, Charles de Gaulle observed, “Everything is connected in the misfortunes of a nation...We have to bring about, despite great di...

Where the state may not enter
Wed, Sep 28, 2005

Recently, a slew of measures to improve women’s conditions have been announced or promulgated — a bill against domestic violence, ...

The unbearable burden of memory
Sat, Aug 13, 2005

The Nanavati Commission report and the government’s ATR have raised a sufficient amount of dust and debate over the lack of justice to ...

Three ministries and a conference
Tue, May 10, 2005

The PMO has declared the reform of bureaucracy as a major priority. I humbly offer evidence for it to consider; evidence gathered while I wa...