India’s foremost ecologist weaves a personal love letter to India’s biodiversity, through an eyewitness account of 80 years of ecological change. It explores the intricate connections between humans and their environment, taking a perceptive look at the country’s landscape transformations.21-Feb-2024
There are two interconnected root causes for the travails of Bihar’s school education system—a paucity of resources and ineffective policies. There is a…
07-Feb-2024
Andhra Pradesh has taken a significant decision to give formal ownership titles to the holders (mainly Dalit farmers) of lands assigned to them decades ago.
15-Feb-2024
The “average farmer” label does not mean much in India when income levels vary greatly across farming families in states. When we put down how much different…
07-Feb-2024
High temperatures have unequal impacts on household consumption across India and thus widen socio-economic inequality. To fight this, the country’s climate…
01-Jan-2024
A rendition of ‘Abide With Me’ for modern India.
05-Feb-2024
The tendency of the human mind, whether fighting for personal territory or fighting for justice, is to create an enemy: self vs the other, us vs them. good vs…
08-Jan-2024
In their different ways, two recent novels about living in urban India, 'Quarterlife' and 'History’s Angel', urge us to recognise, in the…
12-Dec-2023
The Meos of Mewat who suffered so much in the recent violence in Nuh, Haryana, have a history of seeking to live in peace. A writer discovers her grandfather…
01-Nov-2023

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Letters

Ghazala Shahbuddin and Pia Sethi write that “The FCAA potentially also exempts other forest lands lying outside the Recorded Forest Areas, including those…
11-Jan-2024
Prakriti Srivastava and Prerna Singh Bindra

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11-Jan-2024
Ghazala Shahbuddin and Pia Sethi

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05-Dec-2023
P. Gunasekhar, Chennai

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01-Dec-2023
Padmini Swaminathan Chennai
02 Feb 2024
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05 Jan 2024
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01 Dec 2023
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03 Nov 2023
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