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Ravinder GoelSubscribe to Ravinder Goel

Hope of a Fresh Initiative

We, the undersigned, welcome the public statement of Sonia Gandhi, the President of the Congress Party that the extreme neglect of the tribal areas is at the root of the present crisis in those regions. We hope that this appreciation of the need to go deeper into the question would lead to...

Of Reservations

The death of Senthil Kumar, a dalit student of the University of Hyderabad, and the article on his life by N Sukumar (EPW, 15 November 2008) are a brutal reminder of the dehumanising social reality prevailing on our campuses, despite all the talk of social empowerment and advances achieved by India...

Balance of Payments Problem-Selective Measures Hold the Key

Selective Measures Hold the Key THE director general of international trade is presently busy formulating the new import-export policy to be effective from April 1992. Statements by those in the know of things have given some indication of the changes in the offing. It seems quite likely that further liberalisation of the licensing regime is on the cards. Reduction of the-import lists to only two lists, namely, restricted and OGL from the present five is one of the steps being contemplated. The liberalisation will be preceded by a substantial reduction in customs duties in the 1992-93 budget.
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