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'There is no civil society in Gujarat'

Ahmedabad-based Achyut Yagnik, 62, author, thinker and social activist, and co-author Suchitra Sheth are engaged in writing the history of Ahmedabad, which will turn 600 years old in 2011. Their......

'The Congress is no match for Modi'

After debating the last five years of Gujarat after Godhra, Ahmedabad-based author, thinker and social activist Achyut Yagnik discusses Chief Minister Narendra Modi's contributions to the state in......

Is Narendra Modi really an OBC?

It is unusual to see Narendra Modi highlight his OBC status -- something he has never done in his long political career. Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com examines Modi's compulsions for bringing his caste......

Is Narendra Modi a fascist?

'The speeches of Modi in Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Baghpat and the border areas of Bihar, overplaying the themes of terrorism, izzat of mothers and sisters, are to be read carefully to understand......

When the Gandhi family played too safe

'The Congress is unsure of emerging as the single largest party or group on May 16. In such a scenario, they do not wish to accord a loser tag to the young Gandhi...' 'The Congress also feels......
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Protests by the privileged? Gujarat has a long history

Gujarat has a , anarchic agitations. Observers are often surprised to hear this, pointing to the state's association with Gandhi and its reputation... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Protests-by-the-privileged-Gujarat-has-a-long-history/articleshow/48727313.cms
Paradox of the Patel reservation protests

A politically dominant and generally well-off upper caste agitating for Other Backward Class status may sound paradoxical, but political analyst... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150830/jsp/nation/story_39821.jsp
Achyut Yagnik

Interview with Social scientist and founder-secretary of Centre for Social Knowledge and Action ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/almost-impossible-that-patels-demand-will-be-accepted-achyut-yagnik-115082900702_1.html
Patel agitation turns Gujarat into a battlefield

New Delhi: A police constable in Surat was among nine persons killed, six in police firing, Wednesday in a violent turn to the Patel community's... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/bYe8fFBsGvJNJXpUmo9M3L/Patel-agitation-turns-Gujarat-into-a-battlefield.html
A fundamental political challenge for BJP

The Patels have been known for their wealth, their diaspora networks, their political influence, their social capital, and their loyalty to the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/patels-quota-stir-a-fundamental-political-challenge-for-bjp/article1-1384679.aspx

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