ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Vietnam: A 40-Year Perspective

In the mid-1970s, the author was posted in Hanoi in the Indian Embassy of the recently triumphant North Vietnam when she wrote of the country ("From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City," EPW, 1 October 1977). On a visit back four decades later she finds a different country where the same indomitable spirit that felled the United States has ushered in development that minimises environmental degradation and economic disparities.

The Ideology of Suspended Animation

The Aam Aadmi Party’s claim to be a party with a difference rings hollow today. With its eye on the assembly elections in Haryana and the Lok Sabha elections thereafter, it seems to be indulging in as much political opportunism as any other mainstream political party.

The Ideology of Suspended Animation

The Aam Aadmi Party’s claim to be a party with a difference rings hollow today. With its eyeon the assembly elections in Haryana and the Lok Sabha elections thereafter, it seems to be indulging in as much political opportunism as any other mainstream political party.

AAP High Command Allows No Dissent

I am a founder-member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). I had made a request to the party secretary several days in advance of the National Council meeting in Delhi on 30 January that I wished to move a resolution to tender an apology by AAP to the Ugandan and Nigerian women living in Khirki extension...

Appeal for Court Protection of Soni Sori

LETTERS Issn 0012-9976 Ever since the first issue in 1966, EPW has been India’s premier journal for comment on current affairs and research in the social sciences. It succeeded Economic Weekly (1949-1965), which was launched and shepherded by Sachin Chaudhuri, who was also the founder-editor of EPW...

Fact-Finding on Lalgarh

An all-India fact-finding mission consisting of 10 members, including a former ambassador, a Supreme Court lawyer, human rights activists, economists, journalists, and writers, visited Binpur 1 (Lalgarh), and Binpur 2 (Belpahari) on 10 and 11 April 2009. The team talked to the police, political...

The (Con)fidence Vote

The admission by a TV channel that they had indeed carried out a sting operation to record what transpired with the three Members of Parliament who have stated in the Lok Sabha that they were offered several crores to abstain from voting is sufficient prima facie evidence to warrant a credible and...

The Contempt of Evidence

The Delhi High Court recently sentenced four journalists of a newspaper that accused the former chief justice of India of passing orders favouring his sons, for contempt of court. This has evoked criticism of the court's interpretation of the contempt law. A listing and discussion of the allegations of misconduct against the former chief justice.
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