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demography

Maps and Mavericks

Shail Desai

A well-rounded and engaging summary of how Imperial Russia and Great Britain tussled over Central Asia

CAA: A Moral Amendment

The CAA is the only hope of survival that the 17 million Hindus still left in Bangladesh can clutch at

‘There is no biological basis to race’

Angela Saini dismantles notions of ethnicity and colour in her latest book. The author in conversation with Bhavya Dore

What’s Next in Assam?

The overwhelming demand for updating the National Register of Citizens represents an almost Darwinian struggle of a people to preserve their identity. A journey through the fault lines of Assam

Facts and Fiction in J&K: The Convenience of Belief

A reluctance to face facts has extracted a human cost in Kashmir. Now Jammu seems unwilling to draw lessons from it

Shaky Foundation

India’s evolution is held back by a deep institutional malaise

Syrian Refugees: Exodus and the Idea of Home

The German question is not about the number of refugees it can take. Zaher’s story says it all

India’s Demographic Tsunami

A think tank report warns that India is poised on the brink of anarchy, that we could hurtle very fast into an ungovernable mess. Worst case scenario? But highly plausible. The signs are all around us.

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