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    Joe Biden’s first foreign policy speech – an expert explains what it means for the world

    Delivering his first major foreign policy speech since taking office on January 20, US president Joe Biden has sent a strong signal to the...

    Budget 2021: Is the Education Sector Even a Priority?

    The article is a commentary on the government’s continued apathy towards the education sector in the post pandemic world, the subsequent budget cut, and the impact of privatisation on the sector.

    Swami Vivekananda: A Monk with Many Possibilities

    As we celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary—and that too at a time when the Hindu Right seeks to appropriate him, it is important to have a more nuanced reading of the monk’s thoughts and visions.

    The Sublime Prayers of Redemption

    At this moment of psychic bewilderment and statistics of death, the poet’s sublime prayers enchant our souls, and make us feel the rhythm of life and death

    What Gandhi can teach today’s protesters

    Almost a century ago, Mohandas K. Gandhi – commonly known by the honorific Mahatma, the great-souled one – emphasized nonviolent resistance in his campaign...

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    OPINION

    The Need for a Well-Reasoned and Principled Stand on the Ongoing Resistance by Indian Farmers

    The intensity and continuity of the farmers' movement against the recently passed farm laws, underlines the urgent need for the citizenry to think rationally and attain a decisive stand regarding it.

    What was Behind Gandhi’s Success with the Salt Satyagraha in 1930 and the Failure of the Non-Cooperation Movement in the 1920s?

    Gandhi’s leadership and his ability to bring together people from diverse backgrounds is reflected across the movements he initiated, why then were some successful and others not equally so?

    Bargained Livelihoods During the Pandemic:Understanding the Condition of Women Tribal Vendors in Odisha’s Koraput

    The plight of  tribal women vendors has deteriorated due to the pandemic and the lockdown which has impacted their livelihoods and access to entitlements.

    Donald Trump’s Supporters and Our Farmer

    At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.

    JNU: A Wounded Space

    On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?