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Is Job Creation Only A Government Responsibility?

Is Job Creation Only A Government Responsibility?

21 February, 2022 Bibek Debroy

A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs

Is Entrepreneurship A Viable Alternative To Jobs?

Is Entrepreneurship A Viable Alternative To Jobs?

21 February, 2022 Sabina Dewan

How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?


Jobless, Hopeless: India’s Nowhere Generation

They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India

Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

Why Regional Parties Of Muslims Reflect Newfound Confidence In Community-centric Politics

14 February, 2022 Faroagh ul-Islam

The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise all oppressed communities under their banner.


Marmoreal Projections: Ambedkar, Phule And Dalit Iconography

Statue-building in post-colonial India has followed oppositional trajectories. While the State has tried to project Brahminical hegemony, the public has tried to reclaim the narrative.

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14 February, 2022

Decolonising Our Icons, One Statue At A Time

Rakesh Sinha

The proposed statue of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate is a ‘big idea’ whose time has come


14 February, 2022

How Goa Trashed The Legacy Of Former CM Manohar Parrikar

Vivek Menezes

Even compared with the most abject annals of misgovernance in India, it’s hard to get worse than what happened in Panjim in the wake of Parrikar’s absence at the helm, followed by his untimely demise.


07 February, 2022

UP Election 2022 And The Dalit Conundrum

Ajeet Kumar Pankaj

BJP’s continuing efforts at assimilating Dalits as part of the Hindutva project may face a push-back in the ballots this year


07 February, 2022

Inclusion Vs Dignity, A Dalit Dilemma

Badri Narayan

Has the Hindutva consolidation reached saturation, or will caste assertion make a comeback in the 2022 assembly polls?


07 February, 2022

Politics Of Identity: Why It Works and Why It Doesn’t

Ashwani Kumar

Identity politics may have driven many progressive social movements, but electorally, it dangerously whets the appetite of the electorate for internecine war


07 February, 2022

UP Election 2022: The Puzzle Of Caste Equations

Manish K Jha

The exodus of infl­uential ministers and MLAs from BJP highlights the complexities of ‘social justice’


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31 January, 2022

Kings of Good Times: A Political History Of Goa

Mayabhushan Nagvenkar

Since its independence from Portuguese rule, the smallest Indian state of Goa has seen the rise and fall of several regional parties


31 January, 2022

Goa Election 2022: The Good, The Bad, And The Bizzare

Vivek Menezes

Everyone’s having a party in Goa. From Mamata Banerjee to Arvind Kejriwal, political parties of all hues descend on the tiny state for Elections 2022.


31 January, 2022

Who Am I: The Gender Bias In India’s Oral Storytelling

Koral Dasgupta

The epics have been used and abused over many patriarchal eras, their relevance convoluted to shove a regressive concoction down the throats of youngsters.


24 January, 2022

December White

Nitish Mohanty

Everything that we do as an act of love might be tinged in various colours, but the base note is imbued in white.


24 January, 2022

Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Smita Nair

'This week I was traveling from Goa—and a fellow-traveler asked me if she can use mine...' Smita Nair, a journalist, recounts an incident to tell how gifts make their own journey


24 January, 2022

I, Me, Myself: Indian Women Pushing Back Against Social Narratives To Be Single

Debotri Dhar

Why does patriarchy, as upheld by men and women, insist that 'our' women must ultimately find their fulfilment through marriage and motherhood?


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24 January, 2022

You Are Making My Grey Glow

Kushal Poddar

Love is a responsibility that matures you, and if you are in love, you cherish the greying.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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