Muslim women respond to political trauma by exercising their citizenship and care work beyond the family. Their activism is not driven by patriarchal indoctrination, but by a belief that one cannot lose hope in the possibility of justice.27-Jan-2023
What value are exams such as the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for assessing students? Can we imagine a more equitable and just method for admitting…
18-Jan-2023
"'We the People' need to stand up to collectively raise their voices and demand that the central government and its functionaries stop the…
20-Jan-2023
Regulations to maintain standards of PhD programmes have led to the curbing of university autonomy.
09-Jan-2023
The outcry in Bareilly last month over students singing an Iqbal poem reminds us that we live in a hyper-nationalist time, where leaders glorify territorial…
04-Jan-2023
If you know little of hockey and you watch an international game with a group of spectators who know just as little, it is a special experience especially when…
24-Jan-2023
When the political times change, the civil servants learn to adapt. In the Old Testament the rule was to do nothing; in the new you learn to cook (not fry) a…
20-Dec-2022
A YouTube channel with more than a million followers is participating in the current surge in competitiveness of Indian chess. Chessbase India has a host,…
12-Dec-2022
The (erstwhile) Empire is under threat and the old heroes are recruited once more to vanquish the enemy. Their bravery is not to be questioned but there is a…
23-Nov-2022

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Ganesh Devy on the origins of Indian languages, their diverse historical trajectories, and their contemporary inequalities as well as their vast diversity.
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1 hr 31 min
On the Ashoka edicts, TM Krishna sets the edicts to music and converses with Historian Nayanjyot Lahiri of Ashoka University.
45 min
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53 mins
Suno India’s Menaka Rao speaks to Dr Rajib Dasgupta about the scientific mechanism of oral rehydration therapy and why it works to save lives during acute…
34 mins
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24:18
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Letters

I read the article about Cuba's Vaccine Miracle with great interest, but I also think it is essential to describe it as "Cuba's Drug Miracle", as there has…
28-Feb-2022
Toshifumi Matsuyama, MD, Ph.D., Nagasaki University, Japan

I am curious about how one would boycott an empire, as the closing statement recommends. Billions of people live - a few prosper but most suffer - in these…
10-Oct-2022
Sara Abraham

Advocate Indira Jaising's tribute to Elabehn Bhatt is significant for several reasons. Apart from highlighting the fact that Elabehn "saw more than one law…
10-Nov-2022
Padmini Swaminathan, independent scholar, Chennai

It is really unfortunate that the Census is being given a quiet burial.  I am equally intrigued by the complete silence of the Opposition on this issue. 
05-Sep-2022
Padmini Swaminathan, Chennai
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History of Idea of India as 'Mother of Democracy' by Sumit Guha

Ecological Crisis in the Himalayas by Ravi Chopra 

Review of Harmony Siganporia's 'Walking from Dandi: In Search of Vikas' by Sudhir Chandra

Poetic Traditions and Inter-community Relations by Amit Basole

Reintroduction of the Cheetah by Raza Kazmi

06 Jan 2023
The PMGKAY; India's wildlife management; Drug regulation in India; A child's prayer; & more
02 Dec 2022
Indian Democracy’s Paradoxical Moment; Triumph of the Political Party in Public Office; Global Hunger Index: Misplaced Debate and Ignoring Priorities; and more
04 Nov 2022
The turbulent future of higher education in India; Supreme Court's expansion of abortion rights; The first biography of George Fernandes; and more
07 Oct 2022
Labour room violence; The life of Agyeya; The Census of India; and more
02 Sep 2022
Surrogacy biomarkets in India; Abortions in India; Hindutva in the North East; and more