Day: 8 May 2022

UNDERSTANDING POSITIVE DUTIES OF THE INDIAN STATE

May 8, 2022

The principle-based approach of the positive duties of the Indian state has benefited its large population of poor and marginalized, it has also shifted focus from creating agency for the disadvantaged to limiting the discussion to the quality of public service delivery.

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Poverty: A ‘Failure of Capabilities’ or the ‘Lack of Historically created Opportunities’?

May 8, 2022

Poverty is multidimensional and thus the concept of it has to be extended beyond the deprivation of income; not only extended to the deprivation of basic necessities such as food, clothing and shelter or access to social securities of health and education, but also to the deprivation of freedom (such as political freedom) or social acceptance.

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