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Sonal Shukla 1941-2021: A Tribute

Feminist activist, cultural icon, intersectional women's activist

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by Vibhuti Patel | On 13 Sep 2021

Tribute: Gail Omvedt (1941-2021)

Tribute to Gail Omvedt : feminist scholar, dalit and feminist activist died on August 25, 2021

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by Vibhuti Patel | On 09 Sep 2021

Tribute: Diego Maradona

Even now, over 30 years after he scored that incredible ‘goal of the century’ against the English team in the World Cup, and despite his later descent into drugs and addictions, Maradona remains an ic...

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by Shibaji Bose | On 28 Dec 2020

Tribute: Vidya Bal (January 12, 1937 to January 30, 2020)

Vidya Bal was a veteran feminist journalist, author and editor based in Pune. She was also a well-known social activist in the women’s liberation movement in India who dedicated her life to fighting f...

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by Vibhuti Patel | On 01 Apr 2020

Tribute: Death of a Physicist: Stephen Hawking 1942 - 2018

Stephen William Hawking, physicist, born January 8, 1942, died on March 14, 2018, aged 76. By the time he was 21 he was diagnosed to be suffering from an unspecified incurable disease, later identif...

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by S Srinivasan | On 17 Mar 2018

Tribute: Death of a Physicist Stephen Hawking 1942 - 2018

Stephen William Hawking, physicist, born January 8, 1942, died on March 14, 2018, aged 76. By the time he was 21 he was diagnosed to be suffering from an unspecified incurable disease, later identifie...

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by S. Srinivasan | On 19 Mar 2018

Amma Deivamanar (Amma became Goddess)

A benevolent dictator but one who sincerely loved the masses. She is unforgivably not a leader who believed in the collectivity of a Party to afford democracy. But she did what was needed. She display...

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by Shyam Sundar | On 14 Dec 2016

Obituary: Sharit Bhowmik

Sharit Bhowmik, sociologist, teacher, labour and social activist, well known for his studies in labour and especially on the informal sector, passed away last night (September 9, 2016) in Bangkok. [Tr...

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by Editors eSocialSciences | On 09 Sep 2016

Obituary: Ramaswamy R Iyer, 1929 - 2015

Ramaswamy Iyer, former union secretary of Water Resources for the government of India, and professor at the Center for Policy Research, and well known advocate of alternatives to big dams, passed awa...

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by Aravinda P | On 10 Sep 2015

Tributes: Praful Bidwai: 1949-2015

Praful Bidwai, eminent journalist, left activist and anti-nuke campaigner passed away recently. Two tributes.

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by Anant Phadke | On 02 Jul 2015
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