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    Patriotism and Nationalism

    The following is an insightful excerpt from Rudolf C. Heredia's latest work, 'Reconciling Difference: Beyond Collective Violence in India.'

    Excerpt| ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

    As an amazing thinker, Herbert Marcuse-like Adorno and Horkheimer-contributed to the development of critical theory. Here is an excerpt from Marcuse's path-breaking text One-Dimensonal Man.

    If Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Doesn’t Teach Us a Lesson on the Futility of War, Nothing Ever Will 

    Hunger and malnutrition, poverty and marginalisation are at the heart of Yemen’s worsening humanitarian crisis. 

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Reassures Voters Against Implementation of CAA-NRC Ahead of Assembly Polls 

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee reassures people in West Bengal and tells them they need not be fearful of the implementation of the CAA-NRC in the state.

     Including 4,700 ‘Ineligible’ Names: 2019 Assam NRC List Not ‘final’

    A new affidavit in the Guwahati High Court shows that the names of 4,700 people who are ‘ineligible’ have been added pointing to an error in need of correction.

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    How Effective is the Union Budget 2021-22 in Terms of its Offerings to Women and Children? 

    The article below examines the effectiveness of the Budget in terms of its offerings to the women and child sectors.

    As India’s COVID crisis worsens, leaders play the blame game while the poor suffer once again

    The need of the hour is for the nation-state to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor and making arrangements for them such that they can survive the pandemic with dignity.

    After early success, India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

    India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, and lately it has been surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infection, why are we losing the battle against COVID-19 again?

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist Move

    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.

    From Pedagogic Theory to Living Practice: Walking with Children of Shiksha Swaraj

    Is it possible to see education beyond schools and coaching centres? Or, is it possible to break the wall of separation, and invite the marginalized to the realm of creative and life-affirming education?