Tamil Nadu was first witness to land reforms in favour of dalits towards the end of 19th century when the British government came out with orders for Panchami Land. Thereafter, land reforms have been carried out in favour of Dalits in independent India as well. Despite these measures, why has this marginalised community continued to remain overwhelmingly landless? A product of over a month spent on field in Tamil Nadu, this piece by Mathur systematically untangles the foregoing question by comprehensively problemitising the situation of Panchami land.
Most of the debate on data protection revolves around personal data. In this article Vignesh looks in policy lacunae in the area of non-personal data governance and what can be done to fill the gap.
Melghat, in Maharashtra suffers from chronic malnutrition stemming out of micronutrient deficiency. In this policy memo Prutha Pandharkame suggests the use of Kitchen Gardens as a way to tackle micronutrient deficiency.
The rise and rise of gig economy in India is based on trampling of workers rights for lakhs of unorganised workers. Pragya writes about how labour laws are flouted in gig economy and what can be done to rectify it.
A compelling documentary conceptualised and shot by Abhiudaya during his fieldwork visit to Amreli in Gujrat.