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Resignation of the First Governor of RBI

Resignation of the First Governor of RBI S L N SIMHA Ihave read with much interest and profit Anand Chandavarkar

Thinking through the Enron Issue

The issues at the core of the debate over the Dabhol power project are: (1) Does India need power? Does Maharashtra need power? Is there a need for a new power plant in Maharashtra? (2) How does the cost of Dabhol power compare with alternatives? (3) Is there scope to reduce the cost of Dabhol power? This paper seeks to suggest how these questions should be explored and to provide answers to them.

Democracy and Social Capital in Central Himalaya in Central Himalaya

Does social capital make democracy work? Democracy is by definition empowering. A logical corollary is that development should be decentralised and with social capital, democracy and development could be packaged as a model for replication. Ground reality is more complex, as the fieldwork on which this paper is based shows. It also suggests that social capital cannot be understood outside of its particular cultural, ideological and institutional contexts or indeed independently of the nature of social segmentedness, whether along caste, class or any other lines.

Muslims in South Asia

Islam and Muslim History in South Asia by Francis Robinson; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2000; Rs 595, pp viii+299.

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