After usurping prominent symbols of the Hindu religion, the Sangh is now targeting salient elements of India’s civic religion, and moving more centripetally to the Sarnath lions and the 'dhamma' chakra.10-Aug-2022
In the last episode of this season, SV Srinivas speaks about hypermasculinity and violence in films like Kabir Singh and Pushpa.
In the third episode of our latest podcast exploring films, Madhava Prasad discusses 'cinepolitics' in south India.
In the second episode of our new season exploring films, Ritika Kaushik discusses the state's role in film-making and distribution.
We speak with Shrayana Bhattacharya about what film icons can tell us about intimacy and women's independence.
What are the changes and challenges in the operating ecosystem of the NGOs, which operate in a state-market continuum?
1 hr 30 min
How far must Indian courts go in interpreting matters of religious faith?
1 hr 17 min
Dropping out, being pushed out, or can't get in? - Why women in the Indian labour force are few and declining.
1 hr 25 min
The RTI legislation hasn't been spared. The RTI Amendment Act undermines the autonomy of information commissions.
1 hr 30 min
What can the US judicial overturning of Roe v Wade tell us about reproductive decision-making and the law in India? Our histories might be different, yet they…
India’s punitive demolitions bear striking resemblance to Israel’s tactics against Palestinians. The tragedy is that a significant chunk of the majority in…
The higher judiciary must proactively exercise its powers to intervene suo motu to deal with a spate of incidents that rip the country's social and…
There is much to learn from unlikely places about the working — and promise — of the law against sexual harassment at workplaces.
Sahir's lyrics for the Hindi film 'Didi' (1959) continue to have great contemporary relevance.
Conversations between writers across India reveal similar processes of marginalisation spanning multiple communities. These insights offer ways for mutually…
What can social science researchers discover if they stepped out of rigid frameworks of understanding deprivation and asked ‘subjects’ about their joys and…
A teacher of many decades in schools and colleges reflects on what students get energised by and what teachers could stimulate in their pupils.

This article on the WTO and India’s stand at the recent 12th ministerial conference is excellent; it is well argued and does not shy away from calling a spade…
SP Shukla Former Member, Planning Commission and Former Secretary, Finance, Govt of India

Furqan Qamar makes some very pertinent points about the challenge of a digital university. I would like to add that existing social science and health-related…
Sushrut Jadhav, UCL Division of Psychiatry, UK

We have benefitted from the detailed comments by Ashok Sreenivas. We have some comments to make by way of a response. On the point about the relevance of the…
Rohit Azad, Shouvik Chakravarty

I was deeply disappointed and left wanting by the article “Band-Aid Solutions Won't Staunch India's Power Crisis”. I will correct three fallacies in the…
Surya Sethi, New Delhi

To be published soon

Future of Liberalism in India by Shruti Kapila

Modifying the Wildlife Protection Act by Nitin Sekar and others

Review of 'The Greater India Experiment: Hindutva and the Northeast' by Richard Kamei

On informal workers in coal mines by Suravee Nayak

India's Death Registration Data by Ashish Gupta and Murad Banaji

05 Aug 2022
The Symbolism of Hate; Reconceptualising Women’s Work; The Narmada Andolan; & more
01 Jul 2022
The Social Experience of Heat; The Smoke and Mirrors of Casteism in the US; The New Hindi-Hindu-Hindustan Debate; and more
03 Jun 2022
The disruption in higher education in India; Hindutva in Karnataka; Karnataka Hijab Ban; and more
06 May 2022
Making sense of Covid-19 death estimates in India; The end of a political model in UP; Kashmir: Loss, memory and a shared history
01 Apr 2022
The gutting of public sector vaccine makers; How caste and income affect law school admissions; and more
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