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Living on the Brink

Living on the Brink Romesh Thapar WE are now moving into a situation where very soon we will not have a police force worth the name. The police revolt in Ahmedabad, and the vicious assault on a newspaper which was leading the campaign to expose police illegalities and the tie-ups between corrupt business and ruling Congress politicians, has sent shock waves through a startled Parliament. This is the culmination of a series of 'breakdowns' in the now misused law-and-order system, the last being the grotesque pre- Bluestar drama in Punjab.

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