TN Srinivasan’s work will continue to enrich the discipline of economics

Current forms of urban politics construct a new aam aadmi

Raja Mandala: New ripples in Andaman Sea

India slips in global RTI ratings. But is the ranking system flawed?

A new Other

In Gujarat, violence against migrants represents a reconfiguration of the state’s ideological repertoire.

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Note of dissent

RBI resistance to a separate payments regulator frames the question: Is government trying to fix what isn’t broken?

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A dark night

Amritsar’s Dussehra tragedy was preventable. But the blame-games miss the wider abdication of responsibility.

NPR journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape
The MeToo revolution

With #MeToo we are in a much more intense phase of the Revolution which is sweeping India.

A makeover for CBI
Replacement Hunt

The government is searching for a reliable replacement for CBI chief Alok Verma, who retires in January next year.

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Who lit the fire?

A young man representing these two parties appeared on television channels and attempted to mislead believers and argue against women’s entry.

NPR journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape
Can MeToo get beyond me

There is much that can be done by MeToo pioneers to improve conditions in the workplace for these most voiceless and vulnerable of India’s working women.

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We have failed our children

While ‘Right to Education’ vastly expanded enrolment of children, not enough attention was paid to the quality of the schools, the teachers and the instruction.

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Lost in time

Scientists have argued for bifurcating India’s time zones. But will the trains, then, run on time?

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Artificial lit, and crit

An artificial intelligence is helping a novelist finish his sentences. Where’s the element of surprise?

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Back to basics

RSS chief’s Dussehra speech, his demand for a Ram temple law, belie hopes of a softer, more moderate RSS.

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October 20, 1978, Forty Years Ago: PM Morarji Desai on China ties

October 20, 1978, Forty Years Ago: PM Morarji Desai pointed out that approaches between China and India had begun at the time when Mrs Gandhi was the prime minister.

NPR journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape
Saying MeToo Differently

#MeToo has dissimilar graphs in India, US. But both societies are opening up.

Reshimbagh reality check

There is no glasnost. The same consistently confusing politics manifests itself as the core project of RSS.

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Blinded by Andhadhun

Celebration of the thriller points to a hunger for new narratives in Hindi cinema

Migrant and nation

Pakistan’s inability to govern its territory effectively is in large measure due to its burgeoning refugee population

The inevitability of MeToo

The global movement is the unfinished business of the 21st century

Sabarimala board: No review, will brief SC on ‘grave’ situation
Will Sabarimala rewrite the Kerala secular story?

The BJP’s only chance for any upward mobility from its present stagnation in Kerala is by gaining the support of more Hindu votes and the Sabarimala agitation offers a tailor-made opportunity to whip up communal passion.

Jharkhand: Probe ordered into death of two minors due to alleged malnutrition at govt-aided shelter home
Nutrition On My Plate

Dietary diversity can make food system nutrition-sensitive, climate-resilient.

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Go to court

If RSS is unhappy with Sabarimala verdict, it must seek redress from court, not encourage protests that disrupt the pilgrimage

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