OPINION

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

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

Rohingya Crisis: Limits of WB’s Proposal

As the Rohingyas also want to return to Myanmar, integration into Bangladesh, following WB's recommendations, is like denial of their… Read More

September 15, 2021

What Critics Are Getting Wrong About India’s Economic Recovery

Unlike the economic disarray following the Global Financial Crisis, nuanced understanding and clarity in thinking have enabled India to judge… Read More

September 14, 2021

USA’s Imperialist Feminist Project and Current Reality of Afghanistan

While this war was termed as a war against men of these societies, the victims of this failed war have… Read More

September 13, 2021

Numbers Behind Numerics: Facade of University Rankings

The university’s score on 8 out of 15 sub-parameters has been quite poor. For Intellectual Property Rights and Patents, it… Read More

September 12, 2021

The K in Feminism 

It is necessary to first empower Kashmir women to understand their own models of femininity — political and religious. It… Read More

September 11, 2021

What Happened to Srinagar’s Waste to Energy Project? 

The main challenge for managing solid waste in Srinagar or even Kashmir valley is the dearth of landfill sites. Srinagar… Read More

September 7, 2021

End of American Empire?

Perhaps it is too soon to declare the decline of the US, but the last two decades have brought significant… Read More

September 4, 2021

What the Geelani’s Death Foretells

What made Geelani a bigger challenge for New Delhi among all Kashmiri separatists was not his hawkish politics, not even… Read More

September 2, 2021