ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Recalling Partition

In the words of Mohammad Sultan, the revenue records in the state, as in most other places, "are in a mess. Highly aggregative information is collected by using obsolete methods" His plea for decentralisation of data collection is reinforced by Sreemay Basu of the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, who forcefully argues for the direct control of the pan- chayats "over the sources of information of all kinds".

Ten Years of Thatcherism in Historical Perspective-Conservatism in Britain

Ten Years of Thatcherism in Historical Perspective Conservatism in Britain Rani Dhavan Shankardass This exploration of British Conservatism revolves around the relationship between the economic sphere and political forces in Britain and traces the changing perceptions of the Conservative Party in the project of translating this relationship into reality, The aim is to locate Thatcherism as a 'New Right' phenomenon within this history of changing perceptions and to examine the question of its departure from or adherence to the conservative tradition.

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