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Perspectives

Perspectives

The Sangh Parivar believes that since ancient times, India has been a great Hindu civilisation, producing the greatest literature, science, and mathematics. It also believes that India was the biggest....

The study focuses on the early marriage of the girl child in India using the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey. There are only nine states where maximum cases of a woman being married....

In his analysis of the neo-liberal counter-revolution of the late 1970s and early 1980s in the United Kingdom (UK), Stuart Hall (1980) summarised a long line of Marxist debate about crisis. He....

Southeast Asia and India have a long history of extensive political, economic, and cultural exchanges. In the Arakan region of Burma, many Indian languages were patronised, and literature produced in....

In 2020, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) established Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs) (Farmer Assurance Centres) in all the panchayat villages (10,778, covering 70 lakh farmers) of the state to....

This article draws on findings from a project at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies (an ICSSR institute) conducted between July 2019 and February 2020 titled “Women Negotiating for Family....

In a somewhat concerning development on the macroeconomic front, retail inflation, measured by the year-on-year (yoy) consumer price index (CPI) reached above the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) upper....

Social media pervades every aspect of our increasingly digitised lives. Not a newspaper, but a tweet to go with one’s morning coffee is perhaps the routine way of life for many. With its ever....

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant socio-economic disruptions affecting the livelihood of a large section of people across the globe. In India, lockdown restrictions were announced on 23....

Although the term “gram sabha” was known to Indians for hundreds of years, it received due recognition only after the ratification of the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution. Prior to that, the Bombay....

In the second article of this series, “The Turkish Experiment—II,” we went back to 1980 and summarised what happened along the way to the ongoing monetary experiment that started after the currency....

Prestigious colleges are now committed to admit students from ­diverse socio-economic backgrounds as higher educational access works as an equaliser enabling social transformation by enhancing the....

One of the tragedies of today is the fate of concepts that once sustained us. We thought of them as life-giving sources, but by a strange twist of fate, a touch of irony, they have become destructive....

Agricultural tenancy in India, after several decades of decline, has once again started rising in the current decade. 1 Apart from the rise in the proportionate share of leased-in area, with wide....

Much has been written about zombie firms and the challenges they pose for the financial system. By silently chipping away at the financial (banking) sector’s resources, they provide a false sense of....