Reading Goffman’s ‘On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City’

With incredibly richer details, accessible prose, and impeccable presentation, On the Run is a brilliant and engaging work of ethnographic… Read More

September 25, 2021

21 Years Later, Chopans of Kashmir Still Await ST Status

‘Our sister communities like Gujjar-Bakarwaals, Changpas of Ladakh and Gaddies of Himachal Pradesh are already enjoying their rights under the… Read More

September 24, 2021

Defying ‘Misconceptions’ and Defining ‘Real Status’ of Women in Islam

In Islam, biological division between man and woman is part of divine purposeful planning; otherwise both are accorded the same… Read More

September 24, 2021

Jammu Bandh

The disillusionment in Jammu doesn’t reflect well on the business-related policies of the government which it should review to keep… Read More

September 23, 2021

For Peace to Prevail

And this redressal is not in the killing of the militants but in a meaningful political outreach that has been… Read More

September 22, 2021

Behind the Books 

Overall, the whole episode has put spotlight on the issue of ethics in research, particularly a research involving subject-informants from… Read More

September 22, 2021

Covid is Endemic Now

The world needs to act in concert to ensure there is no further surge in cases of infections. This calls… Read More

September 21, 2021

Loans, Losses, Liabilities: Inside Lassipora’s Distressed Complex

‘We’ve been crippled and virtually rendered as beggars, as even the most generous estimates put the Lassipora Industrial Estate’s losses… Read More

September 20, 2021

Troubled Congress

What makes the situation problematic for the Congress party is not only the Assembly elections in Punjab being held next… Read More

September 20, 2021

Respect the Forest Rights Act   

If the Government is really serious about implementing the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in J&K, then first and foremost, the… Read More

September 20, 2021