India is the second-largest producer and second-largest consumer of footwear globally. Post-covid demand for formal footwear has been deeply impacted while that of open (casual) footwear has seen a good revival. In this article, Ashu Jain analyses the footwear industry in India.
The article looks at data and the nature of biofuels and other fuel choices for cooking to understand the participation of women in different economic and non-economic activities.
This article talks about the Mohalla Clinics, which was initiated by the Aam Aadmi Party Government in New Delhi, with an aim to provide community-level primary healthcare. The authors also discuses its’ basic services offered through the lens of overall coverage of the scheme.
In this article, Amisha Singh looks at the diplomatically isolated country, Qatar and how it has done well despite the economic blockade, imposed by the Saudi-led coalition in June 2017. Which continues to date.
With Joe Biden being declared President-elect, this article analyses the voter break down to comment upon the role of gender and race in the 2020 Election.
“May it please Your Lordships, the counsel wants to humbly submit that you are wearing a black robe and not a cassock…” a law student candidly urged the bench in a moot court concerning the doctrine of Essential Religious Practice (“ERP Test”) as the moot point. This article takes us to the long unconcluded debate regarding the role of the Judiciary in adjudicating religious issues to satisfy the ERP test manufactured allegedly in the exercise of judicial overreach.
This article sheds light on the importance of Djibouti – a state that has been conveniently left out of the popular international narrative. It provides an insight into Djibouti’s systemic marginalisation and key economic and strategic role. The realisation of its importance is a step forward in the creation of a conducive environment for the growth of such forgotten states.
National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is indeed a well thought, futuristic, long-awaited education policy reform that turns the whole paradigm upside down. Nevertheless, no policy is flawless. Here the author presents one critical aspect of the NEP that has so far managed to hide from the intellectual lenses; homeschooling messed up.
Speculations are in order as the world’s superpower is set to decide the face of its country for the next four years. This article discusses Trump’s ‘America First’ and Biden’s ‘Buy American’ strategies that might shape the trade policy of the next US Administration in times when the dwindling international economy seeks global trade reboot from Covid-19 shock
This article investigates the present political and cultural climate from the lens of colourism in India. It is the third article in the series ‘Identities through Art’.
This article will delve into the positive economic aspects brought about by the liberalization of the Indian economy, while also analyzing to some extent why institutional rigidity has marked India as largely unsuccessful in improving the public good distribution in the same period.
This article critically delves into the concept of privacy through various lenses. The core argument is that in the recent past with the information revolution privacy has transformed from a state of existence to commodity.