Congress-Left-Civil Society Unity Need of the Hour

Just before lock-down a group of veteran activists singly and in twos and threes met general secretaries of the three…

      Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Costs of A Pandemic

In 1897 in Maharashtra the colonial government introduced the Epidemic Diseases Act to deal with bubonic plague that swept the…

Neera Chandhoke       Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Corona Pandemic and Atrophy of India’s Federalism

In this unprecedented crisis of the Corona pandemic, the last two and the half months have been quite tough for…

Dr. Amrita Mondal       Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Indigenous Collective – International

“We are an informal international collective of Indigenous persons, friends of the indigenous, activists and scholars deeply engaged in the…

The Indigenous Collective – International       Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Structural Failures of The NDA’s Governance

India has finally overtaken China, not in its economic prowess but in the number of COVID cases which exceeded over…

Dr. Sirivella Prasad       Wednesday, June 24, 2020

‘Breathe, Can One?’

157 years ago, a short speech made at Gettysburg, brought a war-torn country back to its senses. Abraham Lincoln, assassinated…

G. N. Devy       Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Ode to Corona: The Queen

It is a jungle of loneliness that one leaves behind, Moving to a hollow forest of thought where sunlight never…

Robin Gupta
      Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Calling of the Times: Challenging the Anti-Poor Post-Truth Politics

The insensitivity with which the RSS – BJP led establishment is behaving towards marginalized majorities, i.e., the migrant workers during…

Vijay Pratap       Saturday, May 30, 2020

Why Varanasi is central to India’s Civilisational Ethos

Nesting peacefully on the banks of the Ganges, Kashi, more commonly known as Varanasi or Banaras, is a city that…

Lenin Raghuvanshi       Saturday, May 30, 2020

How the BJP has Milked COVID-19

Rahm Emanuel once argued that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by…

Pushparaj Deshpande       Saturday, May 30, 2020

नेहरू बनने का कलेजा है?

आज नेहरूजी की पुण्यतिथि है। आज फिर उनके खिलाफ ट्विटर ट्रेंड कराये जायेंगे. उनको आज़ाद भारत का सबसे बड़ा खलनायक…

सौरभ बाजपेयी       Thursday, May 28, 2020

Lockdown, Unwanted Pregnancy and Demand for Maternal and Child Health Services: Concern and Future Strategy to Combat

Indian government decision on nationwide lockdown was right and important to check the spread of COVID-19 infections and fatality. The…

Dr. Rajesh Raushan       Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Distress of Migrants… and Their Dignity

Migrant workers, who until now were invisible to the state and the affluent in India, are receiving a lot of attention. Most…

Shantanu Maheshwari       Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Planet Earth is Closed For Temporary Repair

We truly live in dystopian times. Fearful of an invisible enemy, the whole of humankind is locked in. And yet,…

Dr Syeda Hameed       Tuesday, May 26, 2020

What to do about 122 mn unemployed?

Unemployment in India was already at a 45 year high in 2018; it has tripled since then to 122 million…

Santosh Mehrotra       Saturday, May 23, 2020

Is It The Beginning of An End of The Neoliberal Era?

People throughout the world are jostling with many ideas during the present pandemic. One of the main concerns of the…

Tikender Singh Panwar       Saturday, May 23, 2020