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29-11-2013

Communalism

Communalism cover

Briefing

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Nobel Prize: Chemistry

Computational chemists

Science & Technology
Three American scientists share the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a multi-scale modelling approach that can simulate all kinds of chemical p
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Europe

Looking for the right mask

World Affairs
Across Europe, the Right is going through what commentators see as a process of “sanitisation’’ whereby it is trying to shed its “nasty party” image a
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Heart of darkness

Books
A remarkable work on history and world politics not just re-examining the past but shedding light on contemporary realities of terrorism, racism, prop
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Wahhabi impact

Lead Story
The growing influence of Wahhabism, a radical stream of Islam, on Indian Muslims and on the political scene, especially south Indian politics, can cau
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Cyber assault

Lead Story
The Hindutva brigade’s Internet campaign has taken propaganda to new heights of incredulity.
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Data card

How the other half lives

Data Stories
Mediocre access to health, education and job opportunities but significant political empowerment marks the pattern of women's lives in the subcontinen
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Criminal Justice

Caste and carnage

India
The series of five cases of mass murder from Bihar must wake India up to the need to strengthen its capacity to deal with the criminal justice afterma
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Divisive project

Lead Story
The BJP is advancing the politics of communal polarisation aggressively in various regions of the country through its many Hindutva factories, creatin
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Assembly elections - Chhattisgarh

Food and vote

Politics
Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh harp on the killing of 30 of their colleagues by naxalites in May to garner sympathy for their candidates, but the BJ
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Nobel Prize: Physiology, Medicine

Cell transport system

Science & Technology
Three American scientists, who elucidated the mechanisms involved in the transport of proteins and other essential biomolecules within the cell and th
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Sensational grist

Lead Story
The Sangh Parivar has successfully dovetailed its concept of “love jehad” with the feudal-patriarchal prejudices of “honour” in north India.
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Assembly elections - Madhya Pradesh

Closing the gap

Politics
Despite the early perceptions of an easy third term for Shivraj Singh Chauhan in Madhya Pradesh, the reality is that it is becoming a close contest be
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Assembly Elections - Delhi

A third contender

Politics
In just over one year of its formation, the AAP has projected itself as a formidable player in Delhi’s politics. With constant comparisons between Ch
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Judiciary

Course correction

India
The Supreme Court awards a non-resident Indian an enhanced compensation for medical negligence by a Kolkata hospital. In another significant ruling, i
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United Nations

New relevance of the world body

World Affairs
With the failure of market ideologies to provide solutions to the pressing problems of our times, the world needs a new mode of governance based on co
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Assembly Elections - Rajasthan

No clear favourite

Politics
The inability of the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan to address the issues of spiralling prices and agricultural decline and the BJP
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Space

Next stop Mars

Science & Technology
The PSLV-C25 launch vehicle puts the Mars orbiter into an earth orbit in a mission that has gone according to the script down to the last detail.
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Letter from Beirut

Khoury’s talismans

World Affairs
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Saudi Arabia

Tension in ties

World Affairs
Saudi Arabia, piqued by its failure to get the U.S. to effect a regime change in Syria, refuses to take its hard-won seat in the Security Council, acc
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Islamic praxis

Books
The scholar has added a new element of analysis to the already available works on the Gujarat pogrom by focussing on Muslim peace activists.
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Haryana

Sacred cow

Lead Story
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Bihar

Brand and evict

Lead Story
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Revisiting 1857

Books
The articles enrich the understanding of the diverse aspects of the great uprising .
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Germany

With friends like these…

World Affairs
Edward Snowden’s latest revelations that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was at the receiving end of NSA surveillance force E.U. governments to face
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Economic Offences

Token measure

World Affairs
Switzerland signs a multilateral convention on administrative assistance in tax matters, but will it help procure information on illicit fund flows fr
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Flawed still

Lead Story
While the NAC’s revised draft Bill on prevention of communal and targeted violence has tried to address the issues raised by critics, it still has som
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For automatic, not selective, information exchange

World Affairs
Interview with Rudolf Elmer, banker-turned-whistle-blower.
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Essay

Spies and bribes

India
It requires an honest intellectual effort to grasp three stern realities. India will never agree to plebiscite or secession. Pakistan will never accep
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Maharashtra

The outsiders

Lead Story
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Through my window

Translating India

K.Satchidanandan
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Life rests on water

Books
On the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right, essential for the full enjoyment of life.