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Teesta, Tipaimukh and River Linking: Danger to Bangladesh-India Relations

The Supreme Court's verdict directing the Government of India to implement the interlinking of rivers seems to have overlooked the regional and international implications of what the Indian Court strangely considers "the rivers of the country". Just Bangladesh shares 54 rivers with India. Any unilateral action by India on any of its international rivers will degrade its relations with its neighbours while also adversely affecting its ecology, economy and society.

Political Economy of Communalism in Contemporary India

Contemporary India Imtiaz Ahmed While communalism has a long history in India, the character and nature of communalism has changed in recent years, particularly during the last two decades. The internal shifts in the nature, orientation and location of communal riots hear testimony to this.

Indian Muslims and Electoral Politics

Imtiaz Ahmed Krishna observes that Indian Muslims arc taking an increasing part in the political process in the country. This is true no doubt, but it is difficult to agree with Gopal Krishna's view that this trend necessarily implies that Muslims are becoming increasingly secularised politically or that communal solidarity is being subjected to pressure by electoral competition.
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