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08-04-2022

The legacy of Aijaz Ahmad (April 8, 2022)

Briefing

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CULTURE

Valmiki Pratibha: Reinterpreting a Tagore classic

Arts & Culture
The eminent Rabindra Sangeet exponent Debashish Raychaudhuri sends across a message of peace through his novel interpretation of Tagore’s iconic opera
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COVID excess deaths

COVID casualties: The uncounted dead

Covid-19
A Lancet study estimates that more COVID-19 deaths occurred in India than official statistics show, but the Central government refuses to acknowledge
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Labour issues

ITIL contract workers’ fight for survival

India
A protest for more than 100 days by a group of contract workers who were fired by ITI Limited because they formed a union ultimately forces the manage
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ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2022

Goa in limbo as BJP takes time to form government post Assembly election

Politics
The BJP, assured of its position in Goa, is taking its time to form the government, in contrast to the haste it had shown in 2017 when it pipped the C
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THE HIJAB CASE

Judicial letdown: Karnataka High Court upholds ban on hijab in classrooms

India
The Karnataka High Court verdict upholding the ban on the hijab in the classroom on the grounds that it “does not form a part of essential religious p
Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir: The hidden agenda behind the delimitation exercise

Politics
The Delimitation Commission’s proposals, which were published on March 14, appear to confirm the fears of Kashmir’s Muslim-majority population that th
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Conservation

The monarchs of Kashmir's mountains

Wildlife
While one side of the Kajinag National Park is home to the markhor, the elusive wild goat with spiralling horns, the other side boasts a variety of bi
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BANKING

The missing Rs.2000 notes

Economy
The Rs.2000 currency notes introduced at the time of the 2016 demonetisation are hardly seen anymore, and there are concerns whether they are being us
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Short story

The odd one (Vegli) by Urmila Pawar: A Marathi story in translation

Literature
Translated by Veena Deo.
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Books/Interview

Interview with Sanjoy Hazarika and Madhurima Dhanuka: ‘There is no political will for prison reforms’

Books
Interview with Sanjoy Hazarika and Madhurima Dhanuka, editors of "Hope Behind Bars: Notes from Indian Prisons".
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Excerpts

Book Excerpt: 'Retelling Time: Alternative Temporalities from Premodern South Asia'

Books
An excerpt from the introduction (“Temporality and Its Discontents Or Why Time Needs to be Retold”) of the book 'Retelling Time: Alternative Temporali
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India & China

The way forward in India-China relations

World Affairs
To reach a settlement with China, India must promote an honest discussion about the history of the boundary dispute and remove the simplistic narrativ
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WORLD AFFAIRS

Conservatives’ turn in South Korea with Yoon Suk-yeol's victory

World Affairs
The conservative Yoon Suk-yeol, who fuelled his election campaign with a rhetoric of confrontation with the North reminiscent of the Cold War era, is
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Refugees in India

Home away from home: Sri Lankan Tamils and Rohingyas rebuild their lives

India
A recent study shows how two refugee groups in Tamil Nadu—Sri Lankan Tamils and Rohingyas—rebuilt their lives and integrated themselves into society w
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ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2022

Congress in crisis following adverse results in Assembly elections

Politics
The Congress appears to be facing internal turbulence following the recent debacle in the Assembly elections in five States. Kapil Sibal is the only l
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Interview: Aijaz Ahmad

In conversation with Aijaz Ahmad: Excerpts from an earlier interview

Lead Story
A conversation with Aijaz Ahmad: Excerpts from an interview Aijaz Ahmad gave to Jipson John and Jitheesh P.M., which was published in the Frontline is
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Aijaz Ahmad legacy

Aijaz and the world

Lead Story
Aijaz Ahmad’s legacy is that he showed us what it meant to think and act as Marxists, as critics of a world disorder that threatens us with extinction
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Essay

Reading Arundhati Roy politically

Lead Story
Reproduction of Aijaz Ahmad’s article published in Frontline dated August 8, 1997.
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Tribute

Aijaz Ahmad: A robust public intellectual

Lead Story
Aijaz Ahmad’s political analysis was by no means restricted to events in India. He was naturally internationalist by temperament and wrote with just a
Economic Perspectives

The fragility of contemporary capitalism

C.P. Chandrasekhar
The Ukraine situation is having unexpected economic consequences, such as an explosion in nickel prices, and a prolonged war could be catastrophic for
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Tribute

Aijaz Ahmad: Upholder of Marxism

Lead Story
Aijaz Ahmad (1941-2022) was a truly original Marxist thinker who used Marxist concepts to analyse various events of the contemporary world. He emphasi