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The Supreme Court's order to assess and document the artefacts of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram is a move towards democratisation of knowledge of the treasure. Equally...
The killing of six dalits at Paramakudi, 35 km from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu, as a result of police firing and brutality on 11 September 2011 can be ascribed to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's bid...
FROM THE STATES Migration, Money, Music Ratnakar Tripathy Jharkhand in 2000 that creates further complications for any calculation. Proxy Indicator Considering the general dearth of reliable or M...
It is commendable that the Central Bureau of Investigation has been able to secure the convictions of 215 public servants for assault, including rape, of a community of 160 adivasis in Vachati...
Will the removal of the "forward" scheduled castes from the list of SC reservations benefit the "backward" SCs?
 Taxing the Financial Sector Avinash Persaud On Wednesday, 28 September, the European Commission (EC) proposed a European Union (EU)-wide 0.1% tax on bond and equity transactions and 0.01% on...
Police and paramilitary forces who arrived in Dantewada following the Maoist-Salwa Judum conflict in 2005 often occupied school buildings. These schools came under Maoist attack, and were relocated...
What is the politics and literature of resistance in a contested space like Kashmir? A critical look at why the planned Harud Autumn Literature Festival in Kashmir met with such resistance and the...
The Reserve Bank of India has published its draft guidelines for new entrants to the banking sector. It would have been advisable for the RBI to spell out the principal objective in licensing new...
What has been the impact of reservations for women, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in panchayati raj institutions? In case the reserved seat is for a woman, it is usually the wife or daughter-...
The police firing on unarmed protesting farmers in Maval tehsil of Pune in late July was of a pattern where the ruling politician-land mafia nexus uses the police to violently put down any opposition...
Even as the strike by the workers of Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant has been successful in meeting some of their demands, the government has backtracked on its promise of having the union registered...
The agreement in the United States on raising the debt ceiling that was reached at the last minute need not have been a cliffhanger. The broad contours of a deal and whose interests it would serve...
The Maharashtra government has renounced its freeship scheme for students belonging to the ranks of the oppressed and has thereby jeopardised the future of 13 lakh students. Their parents and the...

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