Rights to the forest

[First published in The Hindu dated 15/4/17] Rights to the forest have been among the most contested subjects since colonial times. In Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico, Prakash Kashwan uses a comparative political analysis approach to show how India, Tanzania and Mexico, with their varied forestland regimes, haveContinue reading “Rights to the forest”

Lines written upon seeing a cow

What conspiracies are you hatching inside that big, horned head of yours? I can see that you have been contemplating some serious issue for quite some time. Is it the scarcity of fodder that has been bothering you or your master’s tyranny? The having to feed on wall posters, eating out of dustbins, and gettingContinue reading “Lines written upon seeing a cow”