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Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Food Insecurity: No Prayer For The Malnourished

Behind the record sales of Parle-G during the pandemic is India’s murky reality—lack of safety net and food security

29 May 2022
Mid-Day Meal Scheme: We Need No Politics

Mid-Day Meal Scheme: We Need No Politics

MDM menu cannot be allowed to be determined by political parties operating on myopic interests instead of food and nutrition scientists

29 May 2022

Right In The Centre: The New Power Structure In Dilli Durbar

An overt centralisation of power is choking India’s federal structure. The remedy lies in redoing the political landscape.

Renegotiating India’s Federal Compact

Renegotiating India’s Federal Compact

The future of Indian federalism rests on how contradictions created by new distributive pressures and political delimitation are negotiated.

26 May 2022

Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the...

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20 December 2021
Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

As part of the 'Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' celebrations, the good governance week is being celebrated from December 20-25.


15 September 2021
Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people


27 August 2021
Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

A ban on cycles from major Calcutta streets endangers livelihoods and channels of urban economy. It represents a warped idea of planning and an antipathy...


06 August 2021
Punjab Govt Launches Job Scheme For Kin Of Fallen Security Personnel

Punjab Govt Launches Job Scheme For Kin Of Fallen Security Personnel

State government ensures kin of armed personnel killed in the line of duty land good jobs


19 April 2021
What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

Did the Modi government suppress facts leading to the second wave just as officials did during Mao’s regime and police did in the case of the Willam Burke...


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05 February 2021
Sunset Ladies Curfew

Sunset Ladies Curfew

The office of the Engineer-in-Chief in Odisha had a strange order: all lady officials should leave the office premises by 5.30 pm on all working days. Is the...


30 December 2020
Minimum Support, Maximum Mileage

Minimum Support, Maximum Mileage

MSP has long ceased to be an enabler for farmers. It is more of a political tool to garner votes. And this trend started well before Modi.


14 January 2021
‘New Laws Not Related To MSP’

‘New Laws Not Related To MSP’

Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar talks about the government’s position on the ongoing famers' agitation and the new farm bills


11 December 2020
Minus And Maximus

Minus And Maximus

The Centre underestimated farmers’ grievances and is unwilling to climb down and lose face. Its only hope is a chink in the impregnable phalanx of the...


12 December 2020
Maximum Support Protest

Maximum Support Protest

NH44…London, Sydney, California. The farm protests of 2020 are far more inclusive, pan-India, even global—than those of the 1940s and ’80s. Only...


28 November 2020
Open Sesame

Open Sesame

Opening up J&K’s land to ‘outsiders’ is touted to be a pro-development ­measure, but restrictions ­continue in many other states, including BJP-ruled...


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08 October 2020
Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to...


04 October 2020
Bharat Inc.

Bharat Inc.

Aatma Nirbhar is Swadeshi Plus…and the Covid crisis is an opportunity, writes Naveen Jindal. But challenges remain: of 1,000 companies planning to exit...


09 October 2020
Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Make in India, or Make for India? The potential for both vitality and confusion mark Aatma Nirbhar Bharat—a salad bowl of many healthy ideas, some of them...


08 October 2020
Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

It’s raining projects in Bihar ahead of three-phase assembly elections


25 September 2020
Food Bowl Goes Against The Grain

Food Bowl Goes Against The Grain

Why is Punjab seething at the farm bill? The state earns Rs 4,000 crore on trading fees at the mandis, and some 40,000 commission agents make Rs 1,600 crore....


28 September 2020
Precarious Freedom

Precarious Freedom

Something in Indian agriculture is being set free. But is it the farmer?


28 September 2020
Two Acts And A Half

Two Acts And A Half

The new contract farming law doesn’t adequately protect farmers, and the new Essential Commodities Act is a windfall for speculators—but the fear on APMCs...


25 September 2020
‘No Government Can Survive With Anti-Farmer Laws’

‘No Government Can Survive With Anti-Farmer Laws’

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav talks to Jyotika Sood about why farmers are angry and the new agriculture laws


25 September 2020
So Shall They Reap

So Shall They Reap

Would the new farm legislation harm farmer interest, end the MSP-based procurement regime and benefit corporates? Or, would these give farmers freedom to trade...


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