Archive for August, 2009

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Pragati The Indian National Interest Review No 29 | August 2009 Published by The Indian National Interest—an independent community of individuals committed to...

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A Canonical List of Hindu Intolerance

A Canonical List of Hindu Intolerance

Salil Tripathi’s Offence: The Hindu Case is part of the in the Manifestos for the 21st Century series “about faiths, offence, and censorship, which includes...

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Competition and Commission

Competition and Commission

One of the alleged defects of capitalism is that it creates very large companies with market power, which if not checked by anti-trust laws or competition commissions,...

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A Theory of Corruption

A Theory of Corruption

Corruption in India is so pervasive that it is scarcely in public consciousness. While there are incidents like DMK ministers holding out for “ATM ministries”,...

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Lighting Kapil Sibal’s Path

Lighting Kapil Sibal’s Path

Kapil Sibal has brought a breath of fresh air to the debate on education reform. He has set out a 100 day agenda and thrown up many ideas since he took office. What...

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Flying on One Engine

Flying on One Engine

In the story of India’s economic reforms, the revolutionary changes on the equity market stand out. In the early 1990s, the Indian stock market was opaque...

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Labour Law and Special Economic Zones in India

Labour Law and Special Economic Zones in India

The Indian labour force consists of about 430 million persons, three-fifths of who are employed in agricultural activity. The rest of the force is spread over industrial...

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Stop Subsidising Pilgrimages

Stop Subsidising Pilgrimages

In theory, according to its Constitution, the Indian state is secular; in practice, unfortunately, it is far from it. Indian governments routinely meddle in religious...

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Recognising Diversity and Dissent

Recognising Diversity and Dissent

The Delhi High Court’s ruling decriminalising consensual adult homosexual acts has not only enabled gays to come out of the closet, but has also revealed many...

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From Conservative to Activist

From Conservative to Activist

The interface between and law and economic policy in India is a fascinating exploration in the issues relating to constitutional doctrines of separation of powers...

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