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Letters

Letters

This letter is with reference to the protest staged by Congress leaders from Karnataka at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 7 February 2024, led by the Karnataka chief minister against the al leged....

As the dividend of the population which comprises young adults is increasing, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) (Rural) 2023 released by Pratham is pivotal in understanding how the....

On 21 December 2023, a new set of criminal laws were passed by Parliament under the context of decolonising colonial criminal laws. The colonial trinity of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, the Code of....

This is with reference to the credit policy declared by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 8 December 2023. The RBI needs to be applauded once again for maintaining the status quo on policy rates, and....

I am writing in response to a recent article titled “Transcending Gender Boundaries, Altering Power Structures” by V K Karthika (EPW, 21 October 2023), which examined the inspirational journey of....

Ensuring a balanced nutrient ratio of the soil is crucial for improving crop and soil productivity. Having said that, what is the ideal nutrient ratio in India? The popular and accepted ratio of 4:2:1....

A few years ago, a student of mine asked a simple question while we were studying currency markets: “Why do we not have one standard currency for all countries so that there is no problem of exchange....

The recent publication of the caste-based survey data in Bihar has revealed significant demographic information that is expected to have a profound influence on the political dynamics of the state....

A recent incident involving the mis­identification of an actress in a viral video has highlighted the growing menace of deepfake technology. The “2023 State of Deepfakes” report from Home Security....

As torrential rains pounded in several areas of Chennai and its fringes, floods drowning the city within a matter of a few hours now seem like an annual affair. It once again brought up the question....

Approaching a subject of models and equations through systematically studying them and then teaching it to others is a major exercise undertaken by economists. In this exercise, there are very few who....

With reference to the excellent editorial titled “A 70-hour Workweek?” (EPW, 11 November 2023), it must be reiterated that labourers and factory workers are definitely not machines and robots who can....

The recent crackdown on the online gaming industry by the union government has left the industry in a state of chaos. The government’s decision to impose a 28% goods and services tax (GST) on the....

Recently, a disturbing pattern has emerged across the African continent, a pattern that threatens democratic governance and stability—military coups. From Guinea in the West to Sudan in the East, a....