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In The Field

In The Field
NORTH Changed Situation THE 1971 Lok Sabha elections in Punjab were, to all intents and purposes, a one-sided affair, with the Congress winning 10 of the 13 Lok Sabha seats, its close electoral ally...
TAMIL NADU Election Parole THE nation is on election parole and the changes are as visible in Tamil N'adu as elsewhere in the country. Some familiar sights have returned: street walls plastered with...
declared that unless it is given four seats it will withdraw support to the alliance parties in all other constituencies. It is, however, expected, that this bravado will soon yield to pragmatism...
Satyagraha and Democracy Arun Shourie IT has become the custom nowadays for some to assert that direct action in the form of satyagraha does not have any place in a democracy, I take it that even...
The Key Issue Mohan Ram IN theory, the Congress should have derived some psychological advantage from the timing of the Prime Minister's announcement of elections on January 18 and the surprise...
Week to Week Romesh Thapar TICKING AGAIN YES, the country is ticking again. The fear is slowly lifting. Eighteen months of government by order, official and unofficial, legal and illegal, have taken...
It is significant that the CPI sees itself in agreement with the Janata Party here and both the manifestos use the same phrase to describe San- jay Gandhi's position.
Elections under Emergency S V Kogekar WELCOME as the decision to hold elections to the Lok Sabha is, the democratic process which finds its most visible expression in a general election is under...
tice all those who wish to secure it; and in doing so, as a practical reformer, I have not hesitated to take in those, who I know are actuated by hatred. Even the latter are entitled to justice " He...
MR THE shouting and the sunshine have been restored to the hearts of all those traifickiug in public credulity. But, in fact, the Congress showing at the inini- gemcral elections, covering a fifth...
party's majority, the Prime Minister chose to campaign around the slogan of stability in Uttar Pradesh. But Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat had to go under President's Rule not because the...
a Mysore Village Mechanics of Two Processions Suzanne Hanchett According to Marcel Mauss, "The aim and principle of sociology is to observe and understand the whole group in its total behaviour.''...

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