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Insights, a blog published by IMPRI.

Gail Omvedt (1941–2021)

I met Gail Omvedt in 1990, at the Centre for Social Studies (CSS), Surat, where I had joined as a faculty member, my first ever job. Omvedt had been a visiting fellow at the CSS for a few months, working on her book on the “new” social movements.
Sustainable Palm Oil Production

Sustainable Palm Oil Production

A Amarender Reddy India spends around ₹70,000 crore every year on the import of about two thirds of its edible oil consumption. The major chunk of our edible oil import is palm oil, as it is the cheapest in global…

Lessons in Democracy From Taliban

Lessons in Democracy: From Taliban

T K Arun Not just domestic zealots but India’s external enemies wait to feed religious bigotry and radicalism on the part of the majority and the minority. They also serve who stand and harm — if only by negative example.…

Causal Changes in Children’s Eye Issues

IMPRI Team Children’s eye care issues, their causes and treatment represent a speciality and niche area within the broader sector of ophthalmology. Nonetheless, it is an essential process to reduce the prevalence of avoidable blindness.  The factors primarily responsible for…