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New theory says build up of pain waves from dying animals can cause quakes: Geologists will laugh, but hypothesis holds weight
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New theory says build up of pain waves from dying animals can cause quakes: Geologists will laugh, but hypothesis holds weight

The theory published in a book says that pain waves originating from animals being slaughtered can lead to a similar destructive outcome such as an earthquake.

JNU Political Science professor Gopal Guru appointed as editor of EPW for five years
India

JNU Political Science professor Gopal Guru appointed as editor of EPW for five years

Political scientist Gopal Guru has been appointed as the editor of the Economic and Political Weekly, its publisher Sameeksha Trust announced on Thursday.

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta responds to EPW staff for questioning his stint as editor
India

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta responds to EPW staff for questioning his stint as editor

The controversy around Thakurta's resignation from EPW saw further developments, with Thakurta submitting a rejoinder to the magazine staff's letter

Former EPW editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta says free speech faces 'real danger' in India
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Former EPW editor Paranjoy Guha Thakurta says free speech faces 'real danger' in India

Thakurta said the magazine had received a notice from the Adani group that sought an unconditional withdrawal of the two "defamatory and harmful" articles co-authored by him.

EPW editorial head quits after legal notice from Adani lawyers prompts publication to delete two articles critical of conglomerate
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EPW editorial head quits after legal notice from Adani lawyers prompts publication to delete two articles critical of conglomerate

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, editor-in-chief of EPW, quit his position on Tuesday after lawyers of Adani Power Ltd sent a letter to EPW and four authors for two articles that were published on the EPW website.