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Capitalscope

Capitalscope
India after the By-Elections Bhabani Sen Gupta Apart from consolidating Narasimha Rao's leadership of the Congress government, the by-elections have only confirmed the deep and durable fragmentation...
Power-Shift Bhabani Sen Gupta The aftermath of the election has left all parties, except the BJP, exhausted in body and mind. The Congress(I) is ready to fade away as the leading political force...
CALL it 'electionitis' or 'electionics': when a democracy is forced to go in for two elections in 18 months, it is sick; when even the second election does not promise a stable government, it is...
Transitional Turmoil The current political disarray and the social turmoil in large parts of the country are the signs and consequences of the tensions in India's multinational, multicultural...
Power, Peasantry and Poor Bhabani Sen Gupta V P Singh's political thinking is still a great deal blurred, and there is the irresistible temptation to indulge in wayward populism, to be pleased with...
After the Crisis: Taller or Smaller? Bhabani Sen Gupta The apocalyptic view of the July crisis and of V P Singh's 'failure' to provide leadership springs from a basic lack of understanding of how...
The 'Melting Pot' That's Pakistan Bhabani Sen Gupta It is not the army that poses the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan; it comes from some of the long-term malevolent impact of the Afghan...
Punjab and Kashmir are, of course, problems inherited by the National Front government. But how depressing is the sight of the government trying to deal with them with inherited means and ideas.
Supping with Neighbours Bhabani Sen Gupta Unless South Asia resolves its regional conflicts and gets down to work together for mutual and collective development, the economy of this region will...
particular state, small ethnic groups exist next to the dominant group, they too must have a place in the sun; they could be barely six hundred thousand, as in the hills of Darjeeling, or four...
G P Deshpande Words like 'class' and class struggle had been out of fashion in China for quite some time. They seem to have, been banished now. It is now the economic interests of China which have...

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