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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

Shadow of elections falls on nuclear deal

Democracy, one learns in school, is government of the people, by the people, for the people. Which gave birth to the old chestnut regarding Indian democracy: off the people, buy the people, far......

Indira Gandhi: Goddess and her terror turn

Forty years after the declaration of Emergency by Indira Gandhi, Sunanda K Datta-Ray recalls life when civil rights were suspended and press censorship was in force Silver-haired and baby-faced,......

'Caste will be irrelevant when idol worship becomes irrelevant'

'Without destroying idol worship, you cannot destroy caste because idol worship keeps religious communities in its religious ideology. The RSS is a big promoter of idol worship.' 'They may have an......

It's time to shut the IAS down

The IAS distrusts outsiders bringing change, the product of being a tenured cadre; it worships authority rather than citizenship, the legacy of being lackeys of the Queen-Emperor -- and it admires......

'Pace of reforms under Modi somewhat disappointing'

This is the lowest investment grade rating, but a 'positive' outlook indicates room for further upgrade. Image: A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in......

Reforms? Forget all about them!

The real lesson of the Budget session is that Modi has the tools and the power to conduct big-bang reform if he wants -- but he doesn’t want to, notes Mihir S Sharma Incrementalism is in.......

Who will benefit most from proposed changes in the land bill?

With the spread of education and enhanced access to information on the developments around the world, the young in farmer households have the same aspirations as their counterparts elsewhere in the......

2 things Jaitley can do to better the lives of common Indians

There is a total disconnect between the vast majority of Indians and their elected rulers and their minions in the executive and judiciary, says Sudip Mazumdar. Image: A grocery shop in a slum in......

Govt to push insurance sector reforms despite opposition

With just two days left for the winter session of Parliament to end and question marks still hanging over the fate of two crucial pieces of legislation, both finance minister Arun Jaitley and coal......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

Cheteshwar Pujara flies down from Abu Dhabi to cast his vote

India's star cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara specially flew down from Abu Dhabi, where was part of the Kings XI Punjab team in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to cast his vote in Rajkot......
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Blind rage directed at Britons on Tunisian beach

New Delhi Systems of revenge and vendetta are part of cultures among the tribes of Afghanistan, clans of Somalia, Sicily, Arab lands, Latin... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a564710.html
Stop the Anti-People Reforms in Higher Education!

AN article in the previous issue of People's Democracy had highlighted the agenda of reforms being systematically imposed on public funded higher... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2015/0705_pd/stop-anti-people-%E2%80%9Creforms%E2%80%9D-higher-education
Who Will Contain the Evil?

Tufail Ahmad is a former journalist with the BBC Urdu Service and Director of South Asia Studies Project at the Middle East Media Research... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/jihad-who-will-contain-the-evil
Raghu Dixits Open Letter On The State Of Our Country Is A Must-Read

The sudden rise of Internet trolls who are ready to pounce on topics that offend their slightest sensibility is a cause of major worry. We seem to... ...

http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/26678-raghu-dixits-open-letter-on-the-state-of-our-country-is-a-mustread.html
Former Democratic Senator Jim Webb just announced his campaign for president

Reuters Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Virginia) on Thursday became the latest contender to throw his hat into the 2016 presidential race. "After many... ...

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