Jan 15, 2007 12:00 AM
The extent to which the caste prejudices survive varies from place to place but it is obvious to anybody looking at contemporary politics of India that no amount of liberalisation is going to change the situation says Prof. Nicholas B. Dirks.
[South Asia] [India] [Social Exclusion]
Jan 09, 2007 12:00 AM
Dr. Abusaleh Shariff, Sachar Committee member says India's spectacular diversity must be visible in its public spaces in an interview with The Hindu
[Religion] [India] [Social Exclusion] [South Asia]
Jan 04, 2007 12:00 AM
Around half of all agricultural land in India is now farmed by women, as more and more men migrate to earn money. Yet the slow pace of land and property rights reform has failed to keep up. Although women may have more rights on paper than they did 20 years ago, there has been little progress on the ground
[Gender] [Land] [Agriculture] [India] [South Asia]
Nov 06, 2006 12:00 AM
According ot writer P. Sainath the crass inequality on display in our schools runs across all spheres of India's brave new world and he says the schools only mirror this larger reality.
[South Asia] [Education] [India] [Children]