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Report of 28th CPSU Congress AFTER over six decades of its metamorphosis into an all-embracing ruling organ, the CPSU at its 28th Congress was in search of its lost identity as a political party,...
Compartmentalised Reservations M Lakshmanan Given the emerging scenario of caste feuds between backward classes and scheduled castes and the effective use this is put to by political parties, a new...
Indu Bharti The demand of Bihar's junior doctors who are on strike yet again, the third time in a year, is for the lifting of the ban on private practice, a ban which has in any case never been...
With the acceptance of the Mandal report and the Other Backward Classes being brought under the Commission for Scheduled Castes and Tribes, will the tribals who will now comprise only a very small...
Amit Gupta The arms bazaar of the nineties will be influenced by escalating costs, the entry of new producers, increased north-south collaboration, stiffer competition and shrinking markets. Due to...
A Portent? V Geetha S V Rajadurai The riots which broke out following the procession of the Veer Vinayaka idol in Triplicane recently, was in large part due to the systematically planned move by...
Indu Bharti Recent surveys have again pointed to the fact that the bonded labour system persists in Bihar. But successive governments in the state have either denied it or, when forced to admit its...
and Arab Identity Sukumar Muralidharan THE supposed identity 'Saddam = Hitler', has today acquired the status of a received truth in the Anglo-American political consciousness. The Iraqi president...
If the Central Committee of the CPI(M) insists that the 'transition between socialism and communism' which it posits in its recent document on developments in eastern Europe and the Soviet Union,...
Everyone, it seems, agrees that there should be a political solution to the Punjab problem, but what kind of political solution and what would be the means to achieve it?
A national debate on reservations for the backward classes is called for to focus on the real issues in the face of the tendentious campaign unleashed by the anti-reservationists. Some of these...
Conflict in Gulf Andre Gunder Frank While the exceptionally strong American reaction against Iraq's invasion of Kuwait is, as in past similar instances, immediately related to economic needs and...
Sterling's Contrived Strength THE exchange rate of the pound sterling on the world currency markets, which had shown significant volatility in the first quarter of 1990, has been on the ascendant...
Durgaprasad Bhattacharya Why is it that the Left Front government has sponsored a tercentenary celebration when even the British did not celebrate the centenary or bicentenary of Calcutta? The...
NEW DELHI Elite's Battle for Status Quo Conflicts of social interests bottled up over the forty years of one- party dominance are bursting into the open. The prime minister's announcement of...

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