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Prakash Ambedkar's recent statements that the political reservations given to dalits (scheduled castes) and the requirement of mentioning caste in school leaving certifi cates should be done away...
Where to invest? Those with cash or charged with investing other peoples’ savings have had a serious headache over the past two years. The world is a deeply uncertain place right now. This normally...
Why is it that heinous crimes -including the rape and murder of Surekha and Priyanka Bhotmange in Khairlanji - against dalits have failed to provoke anger amongst the larger Indian public? Were they...
Questioning the thesis that foreign direct investment in retail will have a favourable effect on the fl edgling class of dalit entrepreneurs in India because processes of capitalist modernisation...
The financial crisis that erupted in 2007 and is still unfolding prompted a search for reforms that would make the global financial system safer. Several initiatives have emerged. They represent an...
Over the years, the ratings system and, therefore, the ratings fi rms have become a part of the regulatory framework in many countries which has given them enormous infl uence in the fi nancial...
Why does a Bangaru Laxman suffer prosecution for corruption but a Nitin Gadkari generally go scot-free? What of the part of caste in the play of corruption?
The drastic fall in Congress votes in Jangipur parliamentary seat - vacated by Pranab Mukherjee on becoming president and contested by his son Abhijit Mukherjee - cannot be a bellwether for the...
In the wake of 19 cases of gang-rapes of dalit girls in Haryana in just one month, and the utter callousness with which the state government has dealt with such criminality, the time has come for...

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