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24-01-2014

Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal

Briefing

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Ambedkar’s foresight

Books
India’s present political plight is because the political class, lawyers and judges ignore the British Constitutional ethos on which Ambedkar modelled
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Adarsh housing

A scheme for scandal

India
The Congress government in Maharashtra is walking a political tightrope in an election year as disregarding the judicial commission report on the Adar
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Health

Mediterranean diet & diabetes

Science & Technology
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Essay

The poets and the feminist

Arts & Culture
January 4, 2014, marks 47 years since Atiya Fyzee Rahamin's death and her bequest to the Karachi municipal corporation, and 137 years since her birth;
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‘AAP must spell out alternative policy direction’

Lead Story
Interview with Prakash Karat, general secretary, CPI(M).
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Astronomy

A unique gravitational laboratory

Science & Technology
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Unmediated

Colour, light & darkness

Sashi Kumar
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Investigation

The great Indian idol robbery

India
The arrest of the Indian American art dealer Subash Chandra Kapoor in Tamil Nadu in 2012 and the subsequent investigations by the Idol Wing of the Sta
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Going beyond tokenism

Lead Story
By taking definite action immediately after coming to power, the AAP has shown that its promises are not part of mere populist propaganda but are well
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Sore loser

Lead Story
The BJP is seething with anger at being denied the opportunity to assume power in Delhi. It now plans to rework its strategy, learning from the AAP br
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Scaling up

Lead Story
After its heady success in the Delhi Assembly election, the AAP is eyeing Maharashtra and Haryana, prioritising agrarian issues and putting together a
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Immigration fury

Free Europe in shackles

World Affairs
A leaked British government proposal to cap immigration from E.U. member-states has provoked fury across Europe, with the U.K.’s allies accusing it of
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Venezuela

Revolution consolidated

World Affairs
Interview with Elias Jaua, Foreign Minister of Venezuela.
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A disturbing phenomenon

Lead Story
The problem with the AAP’s political discourse is that it does not attack the structures of property and power underlying the problems in Indian socie

Call trick

Lead Story
A full-time team of four, 20-something youngsters, assisted by a group of volunteers, steered the AAP's spectacular online journey in their Delhi 2013
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Reports

Salaam Mumbai!

Social Issues
A report by ActionAid and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences highlights the vulnerability and tragic living conditions of thousands of children wh
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West Bengal

Helmsman Bimal Gurung

India
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‘Do-or-die situation’

Lead Story
Interview with Arvind Kejriwal.
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India and U.S.

Diplomatic storm

World Affairs
Although India has taken a tough stand against the U.S. over the arrest of its diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York, the government’s muted respons
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South Sudan

Volatile nation

World Affairs
The country seems all set to implode once again as hostilities between two major ethnic groups, one supporting President Salva Kiir and the other back
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Kerala’s past

Books
The book is regional history at its best, written without any sentiments of regionalism, and placing Kerala within the larger context of south India.
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Travel

The land of Babur

World Affairs
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The game changer

Lead Story
The Aam Aadmi Party has managed to capture the people’s imagination and make electoral gains by conjoining idealistic political presentations with pra
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Data Card

Slums: Two stories

Data Stories
The latest NSSO estimates put the number of slums in India at a much lower level than Census 2011.
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Coal Scam

Vassal States?

India
The affidavits filed by State governments in the Supreme Court in the coal block allocations case indicate that the Centre considerably curtailed thei
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Nammalvar

Soldier of nature

Obituary
Govindasamy Nammalvar, 1938-2013, carried on a crusade in Tamil Nadu to free agriculture from the use of chemicals and “from the vile grip of corporat
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Return of the south

Books
The book is among the few that actually attempt to tell the story of neoliberalism from the perspective of those who struggle against it, both at the
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Iraq

Bleeding Iraq

World Affairs
Violence has become routine across Iraq as an instrument of political power, and the situation has been aggravated by the spillover effect of the Syri