Articles by Lockdown

Why Are So Many In Custody, Apparently Being Interrogated, When None Required?

In India, 'reasonable belief' of guilt that can get you arrested seems to be a private emotion of the investigating officer, writes Supreme Court lawyer Shahrukh Alam

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Why I Won't Live In My Village And Won't Leave The City Till Forced To

Migration is a response to socio-cultural malady in the village -- graveyard of equality, justice, dignity, writes Dr Bramha Prakash of JNU

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Granaries Overflowing With Food, Why States Are Unable To Provide The Needy?

The Centre’s flagship scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana -- has been extended by five months, but distribution remains a massive issue

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Unlocking A Lockdown: Outlook Presses On

Topicality being our hallmark, we bring you a cover this week on a topic that has been on everyone’s mind: How’s the josh at our workplaces? With lockdown restrictions being eased and offices opening up, many of us are returning to work after months amidst unprecedented uncertainties. But questions abound.

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Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.

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Did The Lockdown Work? What Did It Do? What Would Have Happened Without It?

Questions on governance remain even as scientists estimate that the lockdown averted as many as 32,000 fatalities till May 15

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