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The AAP Effect

A scrutiny of voting trends in Delhi over the last two decades and an analysis of the spectacular debut of the Aam Aadmi party may provide clues to the challenges and opportunities for other political parties, particularly the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress party in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Women's Charter for the 16th Lok Sabha Elections - 2014

We, the women of India, feel that the outcome of these elections will greatly impact women’s struggles for safety, equality and progress. On behalf of crores of women from diverse sections of society from rural and urban areas, across the length and breadth of our country, we wish to draw public attention to the issues that have affected women in recent times. The concerns highlighted here need to become part of the mainstream political agenda in the forthcoming elections and in future government policy to ensure equality and dignity for the women of this country across social groups.

The Gujarat Model of Development

Narendra Modi’s famed model of economic growth will only exacerbate the disasters wrought by the neoliberal economics of UPA. Far from championing him, industries and the middle class should take note of how his policies will eventually harm their own economic interests in the long run.

Filling the Gaps: Rooftop Solar Projects in India

With a high population density, large tracts of land required for large-scale solar projects will be hard to come by in India in the near future. And this is where small-scale rooftop solar projects can fill in the gap and address the ever-increasing domestic energy requirements. A look at the challenges involved in promoting and implementing these projects in context of the ongoing Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission.

The Ideology of Suspended Animation

The Aam Aadmi Party’s claim to be a party with a difference rings hollow today. With its eye on the assembly elections in Haryana and the Lok Sabha elections thereafter, it seems to be indulging in as much political opportunism as any other mainstream political party.

The Ideology of Suspended Animation

The Aam Aadmi Party’s claim to be a party with a difference rings hollow today. With its eyeon the assembly elections in Haryana and the Lok Sabha elections thereafter, it seems to be indulging in as much political opportunism as any other mainstream political party.

Glimpses from the Past: Life at the Hub

This piece was originally published in the 29 February 1964 issue of the Economic Weekly . EPW brings you this article from its rich achives to foster debate and discussion on issues that remain as relevant now as it was back then.

Polavaram Project

This is an appeal to withdraw amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill to divide the tribal region by transferring scheduled villages from Khammam district to Andhra Pradesh.

Training Our Judges Better

Continuous judicial education of serving judges is sine qua non for improving their knowledge and enhancing “delivery of timely justice”. Whether it is appropriate for the executive to be involved in any way with the curriculum, or what are the most suitable methods for teaching, or who are best suited to impart this kind of training are some of the questions explored in this article.

2014 Elections, a Secular United Front and the Aam Aadmi Party

This is a statement on the current political situation in India issued by 26 signatories from all walks of life who are concerned about the resurgence of communal forces in the wake of the 2014 elections.

Violence to what end?

Violence is enmeshed in the literary culture of north-east India because of long standing oppressive binaries of militarism and militancy it has been subjected to. By responding to violence, several writers have not just emphasised the syncretistic nature of the different literary cultures but also rejected straightjacketing of their expression as manifestations of their violence-prone existence alone.

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