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Capitalscope
too realises the worth of the lobbyists as organisers of vote banks. Rewards follow quickly--cash flows, a lucrative contract, allotment of a constituency for contesting the state assembly or Lok...
freedom of speech and expression, and, therefore, necessarily, of ideas ? Legal experts will argue it out, and interpret what is or is not a reasonable restriction on the right to freedom of ideas...
From Bofors to Boforitis The prime minister no longer denies that kickbacks have been paid, but not, he contends, to any Indian. Only he cannot offer proof. V P Singh's allegations about payments to...
Politics of Irregular Verbs With inflation at the kilting double-digit level and still rising, with the rural people getting the wrong end of the enclave development strategy that he has pursued for...
A Different Script Bhabani Sen Gupta In northern India, especially in the Hindi belt, a great number of people do seem to fear the passing of political power at the centre after the next polls to '...
about that and praises Gorbachev's decision to rehabilitate these people. Yet when one asks the question if this would lead to rehabilitation of Trotsky the answers are neither forthcoming nor clear...
heavy instruments on their head in front of Hotel Russia. There are better means available (in a European state) for transport of packages and goods. This is an eye-witness account that we picked up...
Election Wars, Mini, Midi, Maxi In all probability the opposition will not capture power in 1989. But it can and must snatch away at least two Hindi belt states from the loosening jaws of the ruling...
The Dagger of the Mind Later rather than sooner the nation will realise that the 'dagger of the mind' will find no solution to the Punjab crisis. The only solution that can and must work in a...
moment as very much a part of the establishment on this side. He belongs, the west European right, along with their peers across the Atlantic, have almost come to cultivate a fraternal feeling...
Rajiv Gandhi and His Forty Horses Bhabani Sen Gupta It is not easy to govern India any wore without radical programmes of structural reforms, of which the Congress Party, by its very social...
Crisis of the Indian State Bhabani Sen Gupta There are symptoms of a crisis of a real generational change in the political process: the passing of the hegemony of the Congress Party But this is in...

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