Pranab Mukherjee

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Democracy

Keeping count of dissenting voices

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 […]

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KG Basin
General

Reliance Gas Price issue and Mukesh Ambani FIR for dummies

What is the Reliance Gas Price issue? Why has Arvind Kejriwal filed an FIR against Mukesh Ambani? Why is there so little clear information on the issue? Read the easy to understand version.

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Environment

Privatization of Water – money at what cost?

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 […]

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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 […]

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Democracy
Economic inequality
National

Privatizing needs

Increasing privatization of necessities means citizens are forced to make purchases from private entities that are opaque to scrutiny and unaccountable to people. It is a permanent profit.

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