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What will this underpass lead to?

This is the editorial from the Vol. XXVI, No. 2, April 2020 (No. 144) Issue of the Protected Areas Update, a newsletter produced by Kalpavriksh and Centre for Policy Studies.
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Death Penalty: When justice is SEEN to be done

Amidst the chaos of a pandemic, when nothing seems more secure than house arrest, the Indian state seized the opportunity to put an end to a long standing trial...
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COVID-19: Responding to the Risk 

On 11th March, 2020, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized the spread of COVID-19 as a pandemic (WHO, 2020).
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A Tale of Two Tragedies

This is the editorial from the Vol. XXVI, No. 1, February 2020 (No. 143) Issue of the Protected Area Update, a newsletter produced by Kalpavriksh and Centre for Policy Studies.
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Disposable Sanitary Napkins: A Case of Single Use Plastic?

Shobha Kamble starts her work at 5 AM by scavenging through the public garbage dumps in the Morwadi area of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC).
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To Govern Smart Cities, Data Is No More Than A Tool

Data helps. But to pin all hopes on technological solutions, as the smart city project is doing, is not wise.
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Book Excerpt: Instrumental Lives – An Intimate Biography of an Indian Laboratory (Part 2)

An Excerpt from the book Instrumental Lives - An Intimate Biography of an Indian Laboratory by Prof. Pankaj Sekhsaria
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Book Excerpt: Instrumental Lives – An Intimate Biography of an Indian Laboratory (Part 1)

An Excerpt from the book Instrumental Lives - An Intimate Biography of an Indian Laboratory by Prof. Pankaj Sekhsaria
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Research in Indian Medical Colleges: Looking Beyond Funding

India ranks 135th in the world in under-five mortality rate (United Nations Human Development Programme, 2013), 128th in maternal mortality ratio (The World Bank, 2019), and 123rd in physician density...
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Sufficiency or Material Equality – A False Dilemma for Human Rights 

I have been thinking for some time about the effectiveness of human rights, particularly through the business and human rights approach and network to which I belong.
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