ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The One-state Solution

The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonial Conquest and Resistance by Rashid Khalidi, Hachette India, 2020; pp 319, Rs 599 (paperback).

Condition of Undertrials in India

A large number of the poor, the Dalits and people from the minority communities are languishing in jail as undertrials because of a property-based bail system and a poor legal aid mechanism. This article suggests ways in which both these tools could be strengthened for speedy dispensation of justice.

Undertrial Prisoners in India

Across the world, prisons are increasingly used as instruments of social control. With its huge undertrial population in jails, India is headed in the same direction. Measures like restricting visitors' access to prisons only aggravate the situation.

Poet in the Political Activist

Captive Imagination: Letters from Prison by Varavara Rao (New Delhi: Penguin-Viking), 2010; pp 193, Rs 350 (hardcover).
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