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Deeply Flawed

Recent events in Nandigram have led to varied reactions. One, which has become more marked recently, is the at­ tribution of commonalities of these events with the Gujarat pogrom of 2002. The common features are said to be the use of politically organised cadres, and the absence or active...

Dismantling the Authoritarian Structure

April 30,1977 provision regarding revocation had already been made on June 29. It Is pointless to trace the sequence of these repressive measures. Suffice it only to say that the Supreme Court had built up a formidable body of case law designed to guard against the mala fide operation of the MISA. It was the application of such precedents that made the release of the Kuldip Nayar possible. Even the later amendments would not have prevented
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