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Is Ayushman Bharat the answer to India’s healthcare woes?

Does India’s newest health protection mission do more than create a ‘narrative’ on health care in a pre-election year? More importantly, is health care through insurance the best option for a country like India with its poor regulatory capabil...

Category: Current Affairs

by Arun Balachandran

Goa Letter: Bridges and Barriers: A Village Eyeview

Systematically, a way of life has been undermined and destroyed to make way for a frantic frenzy of construction: Two international airports, superfast highways, over-passes, underpasses, a second track for the railways, golf courses, casinos, top-h...

Category: Current Affairs

by Nazar da Silva

Bangladesh Goes to the Polls: A Street-side View

An informal but informed Indian professional on assignment in Dhaka sends this engaging commentary on the general elections in Bangladesh....

Category: Current Affairs

by Srikanth S

Book Review: Identity, Belonging and Family Formation

Review of 'Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Inter-Faith Family in the United States' By Samira K. Mehta, The University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill, N.C; 2018; 274 pp; USD 27.94....

Category: Book Reviews

by Namita Manohar

Documenting Heritage of Localities around Hyderabad Issues and Challenges

The story of irrevocable erasure and thoroughgoing transformation is part of the story of ‘development’ around Hyderabad as it is elsewhere. A case study of the transformation affecting the villages in and around the new Finan...

Category: Essays

by Aloka Parasher Sen

Book Review: In Search of Sustainable Solutions

Review of Alternative Futures: India Unshackled Edited by Ashish Kothari and K.J. Joy; AuthorsUpFront Publishing Services Private Limited, New Delhi; 2018; pp 683+xxiii; Price: Rs 735....

Category: Book Reviews

by Suryanarayana M H

Book Review: Mainstreaming an Emerging Field

Review of 'Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives'. Edited by Kevin Young; Research in the Sociology of Sport, Emerald Publishing Limited; Vol.10, 1-15....

Category: Book Reviews

by Purendra Prasad

Book Review: A Critical Feminist Narrative

Review of Domestic Workers of the World Unite: A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights by Jennifer N. Fish; Sage Publications; Pp. 320, Rs. 995....

Category: Book Reviews

by Aparna Rayaprol

Book Review: Towards the Making of a ‘New Woman’

Review of Her Own Hero: The Origins of the Women’s Self Defense Movement By Wendy L Rouse Sage Vistaar, 2018;...

Category: Book Reviews

by Anushyama Mukherjee

Union Budget 2018-19: Allocation for Supplementary Foods for TB patients: How Adequate?

The Union Budget takes the long needed step of allocating funds specifically for addressing the nutritional concerns of TB patients, taking note of the considerable evidence of the association between the diseas...

Category: Current Affairs

by Brajaraj S Ghosh
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