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Keeping count of dissenting voices

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Writers Speak Up against the Unmaking of India “A distinguished Kannada writer and Sahitya Akademi Award winner, M.M. Kalburgi, and two Maharashtrians, Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, both anti-superstition activists, have all been killed by gun-toting motor-cyclists. Other dissenters have been warned they are next in line. Most recently, a village blacksmith, Mohammed Akhlaq, was …

Privatization of Water – money at what cost?

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had originally written this article for Tehelka, but I don’t think they published it. If they did, let me know, and I can redirect this page there. Recently, the government circulated a 15 page draft for the new water policy, that aims to privatize its delivery services. Astonishingly, no one has paid much attention to …

Rape Linked to Lax Security

RAPE LINKED TO LAX SECURITY. NIGHT POLICING MORE IS LESS. GURGAON JOB RESTRICTIONS UNLAWFUL. March 16 2012: By: Vijay Panjwani, Advocate Supreme Court Honesty, punctuality, a propensity to keep promises, the attitude towards corruption are matters shaped in great part by norms and social beliefs and the behavior patterns can become habitual. In democratic India …