COMMENTARY

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Need for Urgent Critical Reflection

As the number of lives and livelihoods lost due to the pandemic increases, there seems...

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Finding the middle ground with the Changpa herders in Ladakh

The temperature was touching -15 °C as the sun set in Tsaba valley in Ladakh. We were...

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Aurangabad Train Accident :The Death of the Dignity of the Migrant Class

The 16 migrant workers who were crushed to death by a goods train in Aurangabad were so...

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Activating the Strength of an Awakened Citizenry: Taking Democracy to the Grassroots

To strengthen grassroots democracy citizens need to be much more alert to resist...

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In a pandemic, a chance to make India’s recovery and growth equitable

As the summer sets in over India every year, there is an announcement that the country...

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Does this Lockdown Tell Us Anything Beyond the Gravity of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

During this period of crisis due to the outbreak of Covid- 19, just like everyone else, I...

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Little Makdam Jamlo’s Dies After Long Walk from Telangana to Chhattisgarh Amid Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has left migrant workers in different corners of the country in...

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E-Learning is Fashionable, But is it Universally Accessible Too?

The lockdown in India has been extended till May 3 and to address the question...

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Sanitation is Luxury in India’s Urban Slums and is Making Them Vulnerable to the Coronavirus Pandemic

One of the things that we are being told time and again as the country battles the...

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Defending the Indefensible: A Response to Dr. Farooqi’s Rejoinder

Dr. Irfanullah Farooqi has raised several issues against what I said in my article...

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