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Questioning the thesis that foreign direct investment in retail will have a favourable effect on the fl edgling class of dalit entrepreneurs in India because processes of capitalist modernisation...
The financial crisis that erupted in 2007 and is still unfolding prompted a search for reforms that would make the global financial system safer. Several initiatives have emerged. They represent an...
Over the years, the ratings system and, therefore, the ratings fi rms have become a part of the regulatory framework in many countries which has given them enormous infl uence in the fi nancial...
Why does a Bangaru Laxman suffer prosecution for corruption but a Nitin Gadkari generally go scot-free? What of the part of caste in the play of corruption?
The drastic fall in Congress votes in Jangipur parliamentary seat - vacated by Pranab Mukherjee on becoming president and contested by his son Abhijit Mukherjee - cannot be a bellwether for the...
In the wake of 19 cases of gang-rapes of dalit girls in Haryana in just one month, and the utter callousness with which the state government has dealt with such criminality, the time has come for...
The Punjab government has fi led cases under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against publishers and editors of poetry books written by a long dead poet for including inappropriate caste...
Do we have the intellectual resources to comprehend the transformations that are upon us, especially in our villages? A snapshot of a village in Karnataka illustrates the complex and contradictory...
The recent elections to urban local governments in Uttar Pradesh showed an astonishing increase in Muslim representation. In a state where they constitute 18% of the total population, Muslim...
The holding of an inane contest to determine the identity of the greatest Indian after Gandhi only served to devalue Ambedkar.
The Vickers Commission in the United Kingdom has advocated ring-fencing of core banking activities; the Volcker Rule in the United States prohibits banks from engaging in certain kinds of investment...
The Indian state now legitimises its violent suppression of just struggles by branding the participants of those campaigns "Maoists". The Maruti Suzuki workers of Manesar are thus the latest "Maoists...

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