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Gold as Dowry

One of the prime attractions of gold as an asset among Indians is its use as dowry. Unfortunately, the ongoing debate in the EPW on the argument to curb demand for the metal does not address this feudal social practice. As long as we are unable to complete the unfinished agenda of social...

CPI and the Quit India Movement

Prabhat Patnaik’s assertion that the Communist Party of India’s (CPI) stand on the Quit India Movement was a decision entirely of its leadership is technically correct (“The Left in Decline: A Response”, EPW, 10 March 2012). But the decision was certainly influenced by the Comintern documents on the...
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