No.1 (April 1995)

  • About the Fourth World: Journal of the Marginalized People by Radhakant Nayak
  • Economic Growth, Democracy and the Fourth World by Ramashray Roy
  • The Fourth World in World Affairs by L. P. Singh
  • Participatory Approach to Grass-root Level Development by P. T. Kuriakose
  • Strategies for Removing Inequalities in South Asia by Wolfgang Peter Zingel
  • Legal Aid to the Poor of the Fourth World by Prabhakar Rao
  • Social Security System in Different Worlds: Germany and India by Michael von. Hauff

No.2 (October 1995)

  • The Promise of Development and the Fourth World by Ramashray Roy
  • Displacement and Human Rights: The Kisans of Orissa by Ranjit Nayak
  • Economic Betterment of the Scheduled Castes: Problems and Prospects by Ramashray Roy
  • Social Work Strategies and the Fourth World: Features and Feasibilities by Sukla Deb Kanungo
  • NGOs and Development: Learning from Failures by Anup Kumar Dash
  • Oriya Dalit Literature: A Historical Perspective by Raj Kumar
  • The Bhotias of Trans-Himalayas by P. C. Jain
  • Women Scavengers of Moradabad by Shashi Jain

No.3 (April 1996)

  • A case for Social Mobilisation for Poverty Eradication by Radhakant Nayak
  • New Economic Policy, Women and Development: Some Reflections by Suguna Pathy
  • Development and Women’s Status: Experiences from Orissa by Subrata Mishra
  • Social Movement and Literary Consciousness: A Comparative Study of Hindi and Dalit Poetry in the Sixties by Vimal Thorat
  • The OBC Phenomenon: From the Periphery to the Centre by R.K. Hebsur
  • Effective working in Difficult Political Environments by Hemansu Roy Trivedy
  • Social Security in India: Some interpersonal and Interregional Features by Michael Von Hauff
  • Introducing MYRADA by Aloysius P. Fernandez

No.4 (October 1996)

  • Dalits, Development and Democracy in India by Ramashray Roy
  • Non-Formal Education in a Tribal Area by Dhiren Kumar Nayak
  • Eradication of Child Labour in India: Some Major Initiatives by Bahurul I. Laskar
  • Drinking Water and Health in India with Special Reference to Kerala by S. Anand
  • Dalits and Economic Policy: Contributions of Ambedkar by Gail Omvedt
  • Family Coping in Chronic Mental Illness by B.I. Thomas Kutty
  • Bonda Highlanders of Orissa: A Socio-Cultural Profile by R. P. Mohanty
  • Problems of Tribal Women in Rajasthan and Strategies for Action by Raj Bhanti

No.5 (April 1997)

  • The Fourth World: Some Clarifications by Radhakant Nayak
  • The Impact of New Economic Policy on the Scheduled Castes by S.K. Thorat
  • Drinking water and Health in India: The case of a Panchayat in Kerala by S. Anand
  • Gandhi: Eco-World view and its Reinterpretation by Pravin Sheth
  • Deforestation in Eastern Ghats and its Socio-Economic and Cultural Impact on Bonda Tribe of Orissa by Ramesh Prasad Mohanty
  • Human Rights Education India’s Heritage by R. M. Pal
  • Organising the Tribals: The case of Sundargarh by Nabor Soreng
  • Caste System, New Economic Policy and Dalits and Alternatives of the Movement by Bharat Patankar
  • The Savaras of South Orissa in 19th Century A.D. by Tairash Tirkey
  • Kumudini Rosa, Women of South Asia by Souvagya Laxmi Saran

No.6 (October 1997)

  • The Fourth World: Expectant but inert and Divided by Ramashray Roy
  • The Significance of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Conversion to Buddhism by Dr. Lokamitra
  • Problems in Poverty Alleviation by N.C. Saxena
  • The Empowerment Discourse by Mohit Bhattacharya
  • Scavengers and Scavenging in India: Problems of Hadis of Orissa by Biswajit Sen
  • The Feminist Movement in the U.S. and its Interaction with Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) by Mardani Suneetha

No.7 (April, 1998)

  • Social Mobilization for Poverty Eradication: Some Strategic Modes by Radhakant Nayak
  • Towards Understanding the Modern Dalit Movement by John C.B. Webster
  • Hindutva and Human Rights by Sashmi Nayak
  • Criminalization of Politics in India by Ramashray Roy
  • Can Social Work Help Create a Human Rights Culture? by Sashmi Nayak
  • Some Reflections on the Economy of the Fourth World by Livinus K. Kindo
  • New Economic Policy and its Effects on Dalits in India by G. Nancharaiah
  • Household Coping Strategies against food Shortages by Sherry Joseph

No.8 (October, 1998)

  • Social Mobilisation : A Replicable Paradigm by Radhakant Nayak
  • Towards a Caste-Free Society: Looking at a few Features and Options by Radhakant Nayak
  • The Own and the Other: Construction of Identity in Orissa by George Pfeffer
  • People at the Bottom: A Study of Untouchables in Indian Novels by Raj Kumar
  • Poor People’s Perception of Human Rights by Sashmi Nayak
  • The Value of Social Equality in Virasaivismby Shekhar F Pujar
  • A Pedagogy of Ecological Issues in Environmental Planning and Water Management by D. Sunderam
  • Book Review: A Missionary Masquerade as an Analyst by V.B. Rawat

No.9 (April, 1999)

  • Dalit Unity: The Reality and the Vision by Radhakant Nayak
  • Promises, Strategies and Fate: The Ex-untouchables of India by David Thomas and Ashok Kumar Bharti
  • The Mala Madiga Controversy – An Appeal to the Scheduled Castes by S.R. Sankaran
  • Dalit and Development – A Neglected Dimension of Social Work by K.D. Gangrade
  • Economic Development of Dalits as a means to Equality in an Indian Society by Laxmi N. Berwa
  • Dalit Consciousness by Ashok Kumar Bharti
  • Revamping Panchayati Raj Institutions: Towards an Alternative Development Paradigm by Til Kumar
  • Sexual Behaviour Amongst Truck Drivers and the Implications for HIV/AIDS/STD Education by Syed V Naveed

No.10 (October, 1999)

  • Social Communication: An Alternative Instrument for Change and Development byRadhakant Nayak
  • Ambedkar’s Perspective of Economic Development of India: 50 Years of Independence and Dalits by G. Nancharaiah
  • Untouchability and Atrocities by P.S. Krishnan
  • Economic Development and Social Exclusion in India: Some Conceptual Considerations by S.C. Kumar
  • Rural Development in India: Probing into Humanistic and Social Dynamics by K. B. Das
  • Television Advertising: Some Thoughts on Culture and Poverty by J. Vilanilam
  • Industrial Advancement and the Tribal Economy by Nabor Soreng
  • A Tribute to Aamartya Sen by Depankar De

No.11 (April, 2000)

  • Dalit Identity in India’s Caste-Clawed Society: A Voice from Within by Radhakant Nayak
  • Expropriating the Poor: Urban Land Control and Colonial Administration in Late Eighteenth-century Madras City by Ravi Ahuja
  • Societal Violation of Human Rights and Human Rights Education by R. M. Pal
  • Hinduism and the Unjust Social Order by Ganga Das
  • The Challenges before Higher Education in the 21st Century by J. V. Vilanilam
  • The Hynniewtrep (Khasi) Culture by MarbaitTyngkan
  • The State and the Poor in India by SthitaPraygan Ray
  • The People, the Panchayat and the Perplexity: A Report from the Field by Til Kumar
  • Impact of Development on the Tribal People of India by Satya Prakash Pramanik

No.12 (October 2000)

  • Basic Problems of Tribal Communities (With a Focus on Orissa) by Radhakant Nayak
  • Tribal Development Strategies: Historical and Futuristic Perspectives by Subas C. Kumar
  • Development Without Education: The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh by M. Belalcazar and K. Teufel
  • Ambedkar and Buddhism by Basant Kumar Mallik
  • Buddhism, Ambedkarism and Social Work by B. Jacob
  • Human Values in Management by LIvinus Kindo
  • Rammohun Roy: The First Human Rights Intellectual – Activist of Modern India by R.M.Pal
  • Mass Communication in Democratic Settings – Some Theoretical Considerations by J.V. Vilanilam
  • Street Children – Their Identity and Nomenclatural Problem: An Overview by R. P. Mohanty

No.13 (April, 2001)

  • Role of the Media in Poverty Eradication in India: An Analysis and an Agenda for Action by Radhakant Nayak
  • Globalization and Information Society: Development Perspective by J. S. Yadav
  • Impact Assessment: Towards a Paradigm of Reversals by Anup Kumar Dash
  • Entering the realm, of Durga:Patkhanda, a Hinduized Tribal Deity by Cornelia Mallebrein
  • Societal Violations of Human Rights: The Deprived, The Woman, The Child and Eradication of Poverty by R. M. Pal
  • R. Ambedkar and Revival of Buddhism by L. Karunyakara

No.14 (October, 2001)

  • Casteism in India: A Challenge for Social Work by Radhakant Nayak
  • Making the Regional Identity Oriya Mahabharata as a Marker in Time by Basanta Kumar Mallik
  • Traces of the ‘Rule of Law’ in Ancient Indian Legal System vis-a-vis Buddhism by Mahipal Singh
  • Tribals and their Changing Identity: A Chotanagpur Scenario by Nabor Soreng
  • Impact of Economic Liberalisation on the Backward States and Weaker Sections of Population in India by Rajkishor Meher
  • Dispensing Credit for Rural Development in India by Subas C. Kumar

No.15 (April, 2002)

  • Bureaucracy, Governance and Development: An Alternative Triad for Action by Radhakant Nayak
  • Untouchables in India’s Civil/Uncivil Democracy: A Review Article by Owen M. Lynch
  • Crisis, Development and Backwardness on the Meaning of Key Concepts by George Pfeffer
  • Gopinath Mohanty’s Paraja : A Study of Ethnic Oppression by Raj Kumar
  • Media and Democracy : The Indian Media and Political Communication by J.V. Vilanilam
  • Means Succeed, Ends Fail : The Case of Economic Reforms in India by Kumar Das
  • Starvation Deaths in Kashipur : Findings of a Survey by Ramanath Nayak
  • Community Participation : Myth and Reality by Sujay Mitra

No.16 (October, 2002)

  • Social Justice in India Rhetoric, Reality and Reconstruction by Radhakant Nayak
  • Dalit Buddhism : The Liberate Bodh Gaya Movement by Owen M. Lynch
  • Social Work and Human Rights : Some Perspective by Manish K. Jha
  • Rehabilitation of Scavengers in Alternative Occupations and their Development : Some Reflections on Emancipation of the Community by Anand B. Singh
  • Tribal Development in Orissa : Problems and Strategies by Subas Chandra Kumar
  • Atrocities on Dalits : Structural Dysfunction by Rabindra Kumar
  • Abbas Echoes Subaltern Consciousness by Indu Sharma

No.17 (April, 2003)

  • From the Editor’s Pen Fighting Discrimination against Dalits in India: Some Highlights by Radhakant Nayak
  • Remedies against Market Discrimination: Lessons from International Experience for Reservation Policy in Private Sector in India by Sukhadeo Thorat
  • Economic Development, Disease Burden and Health Care System in India in New Millennium by Kumar Das
  • Migrant Child Labour in the Textile Mills of Surat (A Study from the Perspectives of Human Development) by Radhakrushna Panda
  • Social Capital: “An Alternative Paradigm” to Development by Aditya Keshari Mishra
  • Sociologyin the 21st Century by Bikram Keshari Mishra

No.18 (October, 2003)

  • From the Editor’s Desk: Empowerment of the Socially and Economically Marginalised Groups in India by Radhakant Nayak
  • Strategy of Disincentive and Targeting in 2001 Population Policy: Negative Implications for Social Groups Sukhadeo by Thorat and Nidhi Sadana
  • Obsolescence and Anachronism of Population Control: From Demography to Demology by A.R. Nanda
  • Evolution of the Concept of Dalit by Rabindra Kumar
  • Agricultural Labour and Landlessness: Analysis of the Problem of Economic Empowerment by Bindheswar Ram
  • Empowerment of Weaker Sections: Revisiting Buddhist, Gandhian and Ambedkarian Perspectives by Anand Bahadur Singh
  • The Dand March:Understanding its Enduring Significance by S.N. Sahu

No.19-20, 2004

  • From the Editor’s Desk by Radhakant Nayak
  • The Overview and Outcome of the International Conference on New Environment Technology in Orissa by Radhakant Nayak
  • Policies for Protection of Forests and Greening of Orissa by B. K. Patnaik and S. Raghavan
  • Methods of Land Development and Soil Conservation by Benudhar Bhuyan
  • Communication Strategies for Environment Protection by George A Hess, SJ
  • Market Based Instruments for Environmental Protection by Nirmal Chandra Sahu
  • Eco-Tourism: The Gateway to a Clean Environment by Biranchi Mishra
  • Foreign Investments in India: Disequilibrium in Extraction – Manufacturing and Conservation of Natural Resources by Amar KJR Nayak
  • Water Pollution: Treatment for Rivers in Orissa by K.J.Sekar; G.K. Pujari; D.K.Behera
  • Appropriate Technology for the Management of Bio-medical Wastes in India by Satya Prakash Pramanik
  • Environment and Educational Goals by L. Kindo
  • Environment Legal Systems and Social Justice by Prabhudutta Patel
  • Tribe, Culture and Environment by Nabor Soreng
  • Environment, Ethical Principles and Social Movements by Bibhuti Bhusan Malik
  • Representation of Human Resettlement in Orissa: Caste Study of TISCO Gopalpur Project by Kishor C. Samal
  • Promotion of Environmental Balance through Social Work by Nilanjan Das
  • Role of Media in Popularising Environment Technologies by Suchitra Patnaik
  • Cost Effectiveness of New Technology of Rice Crop in Orissa by Benudhar Bhuyan

No.21-22, 2005

  • From the Editor’s Desk by Radhakant Nayak
  • An Alternative Strategy for Dalit and Tribal Education: A Conceptual and Institutional Framework for Orissa by Radhakant Nayak
  • Ambedkar’. Quest for Social Reconstruction by C.D. Naik
  • Reservation in Education: An Instrument for Social Movement in Andhra Pradesh by Y. Chinna Rao
  • Ambedkar’s Ideology: Response from Western Uttar Pradesh by Sanghasen Singh
  • Politics and Planning of Tribal Languages in Orissa, India by Radhakant Nayak
  • Implementation of Reservation Policy for SC/ST in Constituent Colleges of the University of Delhi by R. K. Kale
  • Conservation and Change in Kond Ritual Practices and Prayers by Barbara M. Boal
  • Educational Status of the Tribes: A Case Study of “Saora” by Meera Swain
  • Educational Status of Disadvantaged Population: A Study on Tribal Women of Orissa by Smita Nayak

No.23-24, 2006

  • From the Editor’s Desk by Radhakant Nayak
  • A Personal Point: Talking about a Feminist Journalistic Theory by
    Radhakant Nayak
  • Women’s Studies and Roles and Challenges before Academic Institutions and the UGC by Asha Hans
  • Understanding Women’s Studies from Marxian Perspective: Implication for Women’s Status in India by Brahmananda Satpathy
  • Significance of the Study of Socio-cultural Aspects of Women by V.B. Shastry
  • Portrayal of Women in Media (Visual and Print) by Arpita Mohanty, Amrita M Patel & Asha Hans
  • Media and Marginalized in Mainstreaming Gender Perspective by Jyotirmayee Acharya
  • Evolution and History of Women in Journalism: An Appraisal by Suchitra Patnaik
  • “Gender and Media in South Asia: Obstacles and Challenges faced by Women” by Purabi Das
  • Gender Inequity and Role of Media by Bedabati Mohanty
  • “Gender and ICT Policies and Programmes in an Indian State by Malathi Subramanian & Anupama Saxena
  • Linking Information and Communication Technologies and Women through Web Journalism by Sharmila Subramanian
  • Empowerment of Women through the Micro-Finance: A Study of Self Help Groups in Orissa by Mandakini Das
  • Role of Self Help Groups in Economic Empowerment of Women in Rural Orissa by Aliva Mohanty
  • Women’s Empowerment through Self Help Groups: A Case Study by Minakshi Mishra
  • Empowering Women: Evaluation of Development Schemes towards their Socio-economic Upliftment by Sabita Acharya
  • Envisioning Women’s Studies in a Newly Emerged State of India: Opportunities and Challenges by Anupama Saxena
  • Women’s Studies: Issues of Dalit Women’s Identity by Rabindra Kumar

No.25, 2007


  • From the Editor’s Desk by Radhakant Nayak
  • Role of Media in Indian Democracy : The Case of Dalit Empowerment by Radhakant Nayak
  • Media, Society and Polity by K.R. Narayanan
  • Communication and Development: Indian Experience by J.S. Yadava
  • Mediated Social Networks in the IT Age: Assessment of the New Media’s Potential for Horizontal Communication by Suchitra Patnaik
  • Media in National Building by K.R. Narayanan
  • Media: A Keystone of Democratic Arch by Swarup Kumar Nag, Suchitra Patnaik and Malay Mitra
  • The Role of Mass Media in Strengthening Democracy in India by Narayan Behera
  • Tribal Aspirations and Role of Communication by Nabor Soreng


  • Interactivism in Media and Humanism in Development: Towards a Synthesis and an Outcome by Radhakant Nayak
  • Media and Human Development in Orissa by Gaston Roberge
  • Emerging Man of the Fourth World (Harbinger of Post-Technological World) by K. Wilson
  • Growth and Human Development by R.V. Singh, Padmaja Mishra, Madhumita Ray


Nos. 26 & 27, October 2007 & April 2008




From the Editor’s Desk by Radhakant Nayak


Discovering Orissa by Ganeswar Mishra


Buddhist Cultural Complex of Radhanagar: An Archaeological Perspective by Balaram Tripathy


Buddhism in Orissa during the Pre-Christian Era by Prakriti Chakraborty


Buddhist Remains in Mayurbhanj District by Pradeep Kumar Gan


Asoka, the Great Patron of Buddhism by Tsetan Namgyal


Discovery of Early Medieval Buddhist Sites and Monuments in the Coastal Districts of Orissa by Harish Chandra Prusty


Orissa’s Contribution to Buddhist Culture by Pabitra Mohan Barik


The Development of Mahayana School of Thought in Orissa by Praveen Kumar


Was Buddha a Mysogynist? By Angraj Chaudhary


Environmental Pollution and Buddhism by Ven. Dr. Dhammaviriyo


The Buddhist Site of Taxila (Pakistan) by S. M. Haldhar


Book Review


No.28 October, 2008



SECULARISM: Reflections on a Pan-Indian Charter by Radhakant Nayak


READING TEXTS AND TRADITIONS: The Ambedkar-Gandhi Debate by Valerian Rodrigues


SOCIAL EXCLUSION AND CASTE: A Review and Analysis of Literature by Sashmi Nayak


PROBLEMS OF TRIBAL IDENTITY: A Case Study of Savara and Lodha Tribes of West Bengal by Proggya Ghatak


LAND ACQUISITION IN INDIA: An Analysis of the Legal Framework by Dipti Ray

No. 29, April 2009




The Politics of Knowledge and Caste by Braj Ranjan Mani


Ambedkar and Radicalisation of Dalit Life by Raj Kumar


Viewing Caste and Untouchability: A Rational Perspective by Ambrose Pinto SJ


Changing Livelihood and Social Mobility: A Study of Scheduled Castes in India by Simanchalla Ranjit


Environmental Protest Movements in Odisha: In the Context of Livelihood by Iswar Chandra Naik


The Impact of Climate Change on Indian Economy and Security: A Social Constructivist Perspective by Anjan Kumar Sahu


Forest Right Legislation in India: Evolution and Implications by Proggya Ghatak


The Myth of Compensation for Land Acquisition: A Case of Displaced People of Talcher, Odisha by Rabindra Garada


BOOK REVIEW by Pooja Lenka

Tremors of violence: Muslim Survivors of Ethnic Strife in Western India by Rowena Robinson


Nos. 31 & 32, October 2012 & April 2013




Analyzing India’s Social Transformation: The Missing Subaltern Perspective by T. K. Oommen


Enhancing NGO Accountability through Impact Assessment: Toward A Paradigm of Reversals by Anup Dash and S. L. Saran


Vipassana Meditation by Angraj Chaudhary


Political – Economy of Extraction: Anti-POSCO Movement in Odisha by Anand Saurabh


Spatial Distribution of Government Higher Education Institutions in Odisha by Ananya Mitra


A critique on the Role of Palli Sabha and Gram Sabha in Rural Development by Banamali Montry


Rationalizing Special Economic Zone Policy for Inclusive Growth in Odisha by Santosh Kumar Pradhan



Indigenous People and their Rights: Issues and Challenges by Vivek Pattanayak


BOOK REVIEW by Swagatika Panigrahi

Krushna Charan Behera. Echoes of the Oppressed: Stories of the Marginalized. Translated by anand Mahanand and Ramesh Chandra Malik.


No. 33 & 34, October 2013 & April 2014




Jotirao Phule: India as a Culture Tree by Thom Wolf


Knowing Together in Compassion and Confrontation : The Calling of Transformative Knowledge and a New Language by Ananta Kumar Giri


Optimizing Asymmetries for Sustainability : A Case of Nava Jyoti Community Enterprise System in Rural Agricultural Settings by Amar KJR Nayak & Sashmi Nayak


Buddhist Centres of Learning and Social Development in Odisha by Praveen Kumar


Industrialization and Inter-tribe Relationship: A Case Study of Sundargarh District in Odisha by Lalit Soreng


Missionary School Books in Orissa Research Supervisor, ICSSR Project, Utkal University by Ramesh C. Malik


The Laguna Stories in Silko’s Ceremony: The Jackpile Mine by Mamini Kumari Maharana


BOOK REVIEW by Helga Thomas

From Stigma to Assertion: Untouchability, Identity and Politics in Early and Modern India edited by Mikael Aktor and Robert Deliege


No. 35 October 2014




Origins of the Concept of Social Capital and it6s Applications in the Governance of Local Commons  by Ananya Behera


Science, Technology and Inequality in India: Critical Analysis by Manoj Kumar Jena


NALCO, Tribals and CSR Activities in the Periphery Villages: A Case Study of Alumina Refinery Plant at Damanjodi, Koraput by Sanjukta Majhi


Local Governance and People’s Participation in India with Reference to Marginalised Groups by Susanta Kumar Mallick


Poverty, Public Policy and People’s Participation: The Synthesis and Review of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in India by Anand Kumar and Birendra Suna


Developmental Saga and Mayhem by the State: A Case of People Struggle for Land, Life and Livelihood in Kaling Nagar, Odisha by Kumudu Chandra Panigrahi


No. 36, April 2015




Caste and Power: Emerging Patterns and Perspectives by S.S. Jodhka


Linking Education to Life Importance of Academic Freedom by Hari Jaisingh


Development Induced Displacement Impacts: An Overview on Thermal Power and Coal-Mining Projects in India by Rabindra Garada


Trends, Regional Variations and Differentials of Unmet Need for Family Planning in India by Manoranjan Mohapatra


How the Developmental Programmes Breakdown among the Marginalised Tribal Community: A Case of Lodhas in West Bengal by Santanu Panda


Poverty Eradication and Women’s Empowerment: A Sociological Setting of Social Capital and Self-Help Groups by Birendra Suna


Ambedkar in Hindutwa Era by Kancha Illaiah


No. 37 October 2015




Investigating the Humanism in Buddhism in Modern World: An Overview by  Dalvir Singh Gahlawat


Buddha’s approach to status of women in society by Karuna Jagannath Jadhav


The philosophical basis of ethical views on ‘Four Noble Truth’ of Buddhism by Rojalin Swain


Thoughts of Ambedkar Towards Women Empowerment in India by Abhay M. Jadhav & Nilesh S. Gaikwad


Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s ideas on social justice in Indian society by Raghavendra R.H, Jairam Kr Paswan and Prabin Basanti


Buddhism: A revolt against the caste system by Praveen Kuma


No. 38, April 2016




Livelihood Challenges, Credit Transactions and Tribal Land Alienation in Odisha

By Tapas Kumar Dalapati


Gender Bias and Health Issues in Hassan District of Karnataka State by Vanitha D


Democratic Practice and Social Disparity: A Study of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Odisha by Raj Kumar Khosla


‘Discrimination’ and ‘Exploitation’: Emerging ‘Marginality’ in Contemporary India by Suraj Beri


The Electronic Marginalization of Women in Contemporary India: New Social Media Platforms and the Mediated Gender Roles by DevanjanKhuntia


Community Development through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) : A far way to Reach by Sisir Tarafder


Nos. 39 & 40, October 2016 & April 2017




EDITORIAL: Relevance of Buddhism to Contemporary Society by Sashmi Nayak


Buddhist Perspective on Sustainable Development by K.T.S. Sarao


Sa Vidya Ya Vimuktaye : The Buddha’s Vidya by Angraj Chaudhary


Formation of the Bhikkhuni Samgha : An important Contribution of the Theravada Buddhism by Lalan Kumar Jha


Emergence of feminist trend in Ancient Indian Ethos (Buddha’s Time) by Praveen Kumar


Buddhist Teaching and Social Responsibility from the Thervada Perspective by Deo Kant Mishra


Buddhist Practices in Daily Life by Mohan Mishra


Revitalizing Buddhist Education for Inculcating Universal Responsibility by K. K. Pandey


The Origin of Life by Raj Kishor Prasad


Buddha’s Contribution to Social Life by Angraj Chaudhary


Comparison of Buddhist and Lingayat Ethics by Nagshetty K. Shetkar


Bodhisattva: A Messenger of Universal Friendliness and a Model of the Ideal of Buddhist Education by Susmita Vyas


Utility of Buddhist Education in the Era of Globalization by Praveen Kumar


Theory of Momentariness: An Approach to Buddhist Study by Rojalin Swain


Nos. 41 & 42, October 2017 & April 2018


SPECIAL EDITORIAL by Radhakant Nayak


Globalization and the Rise of Social Capitalism: Case for Empowerment of the Marginalised by Malay Mishra


The Grammar of Democratic Governance by Balmiki Prasad Singh


Growth, Development and Equity: India’s Experience with Economic Liberalisation by S. N. Misra


Reframing the Minority and Destabilizing the Majority: Minority Rights and Question of Democracy in India by Sadique P.K.


Inclusive Growth with Social Justice by Vivek Pattanayak


Nos. 43 & 44, October 2018 & April 2019




Dr. B.R.Ambedkar’s Vision for Public Sector in India by K.S. Chalam


Vulnerability of Dalit Women’s Functioning in Panchayat Bodies by T. Brahmanandam


Role of Media in Protection and Promotion of Dalit Human Rights by Sitakanta Tripathy


Problems of Higher Education among the Tribes of Sundargarh by Lalit Soreng


Role of Psychosocial and Anthropometric Interventions in Enhancing the Applicability of Inclusive Education in the Tribal Districts of Odisha by Sareeta Behera


The Land Grab in the name of Compensatory Afforestation by Sandeep Kumar Pattnaik


No. 45, October 2019

Methodological Nationalism and Muslim Question:  Revisiting Social Science Traditions in India by Sadique PK

Political Aspects of Poonthura Riot of 1992: A Sociological Analysis by Navaneeth H

Ecotourism, Tribal Empowerment and The Role of Social Worker by Suvendu Kumar Satapathy

Kharia Paper by Lalit Soreng

FPO Paper by Oscar Xaxa




No. 46, April 2020





Elements of Social Inclusion: Exploring Ambedkar’s Ideas by Sashmi Nayak


Embodied Ambedkarism and Emancipatory Potentials of Cultural Artifacts: An Exploration by C. Lakshmanan


Ambedkar’s Perspective of Nationalism and Constitutionalism by Vivek Pattanayak


Ambedkarism as a Social Movement in South India by K.V.M. Mohammed Faheem


Minority Question and Crisis of Democracy:  A Comparative Analysis of Ambedkar and Marx by Azhar Ali


No. 47, October 2020






The relevance of Sati and Sampajanna-the two cardinal teachings of the Buddha during Corona pandemic by Angraj Chaudhary


Mindfulness: Its origin and application in various aspects by Praveen Kumar


Buddhist perspective to self-reliance and mindfulness by Nirja Sharma


Implementation and role of Sati as a medium to tackle the on-going Covid-19 pandemic crisis in the world by Rahul Ravi Rao


The mechanism of Vipassana and Samatha and their differences by SUMANA


No. 48, April 2021




Is Globalisation in Retreat?  by S. N. Misra


Separation of Powers: The Constitutional Scheme and Challenges by Ramesh Chandra Misra


Socio-Economic Condition of Slum Dwellers in Balasore Municipality, Odisha by Suvendu Kumar Satapathy & Sashmi Nayak


Pandemic, lockdown and the missing link by Jeeja Ghosh


Theorising a pandemic from the margins by Roma Dey