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

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Ethnic Conflicts and Minority Rights

The promotion of minority identity requires special measures intended to facilitate the maintenance, reproduction and further development of the culture of minorities. The issue is not one of conflicts between rights or of discrimination, but of generating confidence among minorities about the protection of their identity.

World Conference against Racism

After 30 years of the adoption of the UN International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, incidence of racism, racial discrimination, religious intolerance and ethnic violence are on the increase at a national, regional and global level. It is in this context that the holding of Third World Conference against Racism has to be seen and the prospects it offers analysed.

Punjab : Akalis' Secular Turn

The Akali Dal tradition has been that whenever it is out of power, all factions join hands and speak a belligerent language; and when it is in power there is a power struggle in the party. The present feud between Parkash Singh Badal and Gurcharan Singh Tohra can be seen both as a continuation of this Akali tradition and something different in the present context of Punjab and Indian politics.

Misreading Sikh Problem

A S Narang Punjabi versus Sikh Nationality: Punjab and the Nationality Question in India by Ramesh K Chauhan; Deep and Deep, New Delhi; pp 204, Rs 280.

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