A note by Awanish Kumar on the major issues and underlying assumptions inherent in the debate on food security in India and the proposed act, in particular.
A mid-year economic recovery has seen some of the gloom abate and the festive season may have imparted an added buoyancy. But the mood in the Indian media industry as it heads into the new year, remains sombre.
A brief overview of the run-up to the Assembly Elections in Maharashtra.
On the hypocrisy of the 'Sushil Samaj' in West Bengal
The Unique Identification Project spearheaded by former Infosys CEO Nandan Nilekani has been much touted as a major project that will aid the multiple welfare initiatives that are under the purview of the State. Understandably, this project would involve the use of software for maintaining, generating and disseminating databases of millions of people. The Free Software Movement of Karnataka addresses issues related to the project from the perspective of the Free Software Movement. Following is an editorial published in a newsletter of the FSMK.
Braving heavy rains and ignoring the malicious propaganda of the ruling classes,millions joined hands in Kerala, to be part of the human chain of resistance against the Indo-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement.
Subhashini Ali speaks on the Batla House Encounter and the refusal of the Lt.Governor of Delhi to order a magisterial enquiry on the same.
Economist Venkatesh Athreya delivered an inaugural lecture during the national seminar "The Working Class Movement in India- Past,Present,Future" on September 24-25, 2009 at at the University of Mumbai. Pragoti carries the text of the lecture as a story.