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

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State, Development and Discontent

People's agitation against the proposed new port in Umbergaon on the Gujarat coast is being brutally suppressed by the state which refuses to accept that the new development will destroy the livelihoods of the surrounding villages and severely damage the environment.

GUJARAT-Communal Violence in Rural Mahesana

household. The family stilt enjoys political support. The local MLA is on the side of the family according to the family. There are of course complaints that the police have not been fully supportive of the family. And yet the partisan role of the police in support of the family is quite evident from sources of the village. Eight members of the family are jailed no doubt. But there are another 10 who are said to have escaped with their families. Police have not been able to trace them. One gets the impression that the police do not want to arrest them and put them behind bars.

Jotirao Phule An Incomplete Renaissance

Renaissance Satyakam Joshi K S Raman The sharp and manifold increase in the caste and communal struggles of the recent past has made Phule's thought and action more relevant than ever before. A report on a seminar which evaluated his relevance in the present crisis.
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