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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

Obituary - Meera Kosambi (1939 - 2015)

Uma Chakravarti reminisces about the historian and feminist scholar Dr Meera Kosambi who carved her own distinctive space within a legendary family.

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by Uma Chakravarti | On 09 Mar 2015

Tribute: Manorama Savur

A tribute to Prof Manorama Savur by a student and admirer.

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by Ravi Duggal | On 07 May 2014

Obituary: Manorama Savur (1927-2014)

Manorama Savur, professor of sociology, Mumbai University and well-respected academic and activist.

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by Vibhuti Patel | On 04 May 2014

Obituary: Vasudha Dhagmwar 1940-2014

Vasudha Dhagamwar, legal activist and academician, passed away on February 10, in Pune.

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by Vibhuti Patel | On 21 Feb 2014
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