March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019

Economy

The Mirage of Modinomics

Over-promise and under-deliver has been the story of the Narendra Modi government's management of the economy.

Poverty in India

Are we just finding what we measure instead of measuring what we find?
Contrary to appearance, measurement of income (or ‘money-metric’) poverty – by failing to be transparent about the assumptions and values informing it – can serve the purpose of apologetics.

What Happens when Capital Evades the Nation

The new politics in Europe and the United States of whipping up hate of the outsider in the name of nationalism has its roots in the tensions between global and local capitalism.

History

The Crisis of Citizenship in Assam

Autonomy and social justice are often in a tense relationship in Assam. While the demands for autonomy reflect the desire for territorial control over land, demands for social justice reflect an insistence on citizenship and equality under constitutional law.

The Historian and Chauvinism

Historians, when practising their craft, must not be vulnerable to the chauvinism of their discipline, or of method, identity and ideology.

Politics

Young, Middle Class and Muslim in Urban India

For young middle-class Muslims in urban India, negotiating prejudice and bigotry is an everyday affair. Experiences are varied, but the predominant feeling among them is to move ahead. They devise strategies, establish solidarities and try to build a future.

Law

Fraternity: The Missing Link of India’s Democracy

Fraternity—bandhuta—is the most radical and important idea of our times, the necessary foundation to fight all the world’s injustices, hate and inequalities.
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