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Globalisation, Democracy and Corruption: An Indian Perspective

By Pranab Bardhan

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Globalisation, Democracy and Corruption: An Indian Perspective is a compilation of articles and commentaries oncontemporary issues of Indian Polity and Economy.Globalisation, neither a plague nor a panacea, makes Bardhan’s approach stand out among the contentious debates. Withinthis framework, the discourse probes into how economicglobalisation which can address the problem of poverty hasaffected wages, incomes and access to resources for the poorestpeople in India and abroad. Like globalisation, democracy too,despite rhetoric, does not offer magic solutions. Democracyoften encourages popular movements against... More

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Communalism India’s Struggle for Democracy and Pluralism

By Ram Puniyani

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Analysing contentious contemporary issues in historical perspective, the discourseweighs as to how the potency of communalism corrodes the plural core of Indian democracy. The critique is, however, not limited to the issue of religious polarisation alone since the author critically examines the obstacles other marginalised sections are often encountered with. Anyone having quest for democratic values must confront the challenges posed in the discourse. ... More

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I Could Not Save Mahatma Gandhi: Untold Stories from a Witness’s Diary

By Dr Jagdishchandra Jain

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The book has its genesis in this unpublished diary of Professor Dr Jagdischandra Jain (1909-1994), a renowned scholar andauthor, held the Chair in the Universities of Bombay, India,Peking, China and Kiel, Germany.In early January 1948, Prof Jain, who later became the ChiefProsecution Witness of the Mahatma Gandhi Murder Trial,came to know of the plot to assassinate Mahatma Gandhi.He immediately informed the Bombay Government, butunfortunately, his warning went unheeded. What followed wasa series of plots, intrigues and an amazing tale... More

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Gandhi’s Dilemma in War and Independence

By Ranabir Samaddar

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Critically examining Gandhi’s views during the period of India’s passage to political independence on issues such as war, decolonisation, nationalist challenge, state sovereignty, problems of governance and so on, the discourse asks a pertinent question: was Gandhi as confident in his political agenda and methods as history has asserted to the present day? Gandhi, again a satyagrahi, an ardent propagator of nonviolent resistance to injustice throughout his life, appears in the eyes of The Englishman, as an extremist and... More

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Nation or the Empire: Indian Civilians at the Crossroads

By Satyaki Nath

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The treatise chronicles the pioneering native Indians who daredto fight against the mighty British Empire. Once the door wasopened for Indians to enter into Indian Civil Service, manyIndians, competing with great adversities, joined the covetedservice. Racial discrimination and various invidious policies ofthe imperial rule tormented many of the patriotic Indian civilservants who openly criticised the colonial regulations vergingon revolt. Dissenters’ prospect in the service suffered, but thiscould not deter nationalist Indians from responding to the callof the motherland. Circumstance was... More

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