Abishek Nippani To bestow ideological rights and even opportunities upon people without equipping them with the right tools to take on such opportunities is akin to “[Telling] an unprovisioned man lost in the desert that he is free to eat, drink, bathe, read…” Kesavananda Bharti v State of Kerala Amidst the turmoil created by the…
The second of a two-part article, this piece explores how food based caste-discrimination manifests itself within the structure of official State food security policies.
Caste based discrimination assumes varying forms and shapes, with discrimination embedded into food and food habits being particularly worrisome. This article explores the historical and cultural context from which this issue arises.
In this article, Nikhil Gowda critiques the No First Use Policy in the Nuclear Doctrine of India. Even though, the nuclear doctrine was endeavoured to help India gain legitimacy, the No First Use Policy is far away from realism today. The article explores the limitations, counters the status-quo and advocates for revoking of the present No-First Use Policy by the country.
With the world over eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, Astitav points to how the emphasis accorded to this is misplaced, especially for a country like India. Getting a vaccine is only the first step, and the steps following it require critical attention of policy makers.