Globalisation: A Vote In 2014 Will Be A Vote For India?

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By Colin Todhunter *

In India, the race for the 2014 national elections is heating up. The country faces many issues and, with 17% of the global population, how it resolves them could have a large bearing on the future direction of humanity, or could even be an inspiration for it.

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Convicted Politicians And Decline Of Political Morality

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By Dr. Vivek Kumar Srivastava *

Indian democracy has experienced many ups and downs but the recent conviction of two political leaders, by the courts, have put certain pressing marks on its quality and future trajectory. The conviction of Lalu Yadav is not bizarre, he metamorphosed the Indian politics as light weighted game which could be managed in a funny manner. A feat which SP is trying to emulate by fielding comedian from one constituency of UP.

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Gandhi, Patel Vs Modi

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By Subhash Gatade *

Narendra Modi (NaMo as he is popularly known) wants to usher in 'Congress free India'.

In his maiden speech after being elected as the Election Campaign Chief at the party's Goa conclave, he had clearly said it in no uncertain terms.

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Ayodhya: In Electoral Battle Again

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By Ram Puniyani *

Rajnath Singh, the new BJP President (Feb 2013) has brought forward the issue of Ram Temple once again. The Sadhus associated with VHP have also proclaimed that it is on their agenda. All the top leaders of RSS Combine are visiting the Mahakumbh, taking a dip in the Holy Ganges and affirming the Ram Temple as the fulcrum of their all round campaign in the wake of the forthcoming 2014 Parliamentary elections.

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AFSPA: Impunity Must End

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By Ravi Nitesh *

On the issue of reviewing/repealing AFSPA (Armed forces special powers act), many come together on one side to oppose any such change, even government and opposition political group both join each other. On the other end, another stakeholder army itself comes on board to oppose any such change.

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Maoists: Urban, Interrupted

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By Mrinal Kanta Das
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management

The detention of Hem Chandra Mishra (30), a student of the New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by the Nagpur Police in Aheri, Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra, on August 20, 2013, and his subsequent arrest by the State Police on August 23, has opened up an old debate about the Communist Party of India-Maoist’s (CPI-Maoist) penetration into the urban spaces of the country. Mishra was arrested along with Pandu Pora Narote (27) and Mahesh Tirki (24) of Morewada village in the Etapalli tehsil (revenue unit) of Gadchiroli District. He was carrying coded messages meant for the Maoist leadership in Dandakaranya forests in central India.

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Maoists: Stealing Childhood

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By Fakir Mohan Pradhan
Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

That the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) recruits children for non-combat activities is hardly news. Indeed, the Secretary General of United Nations (UN), in his report to the Security Council in 2010, had put this reality on record, observing, “The Naxals have claimed that children were used only as messengers and informers, but have admitted that children were provided with training to use non-lethal and lethal weapons, including landmines”.

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Indian Mujahideen: Evolving Challenge

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By Sanchita Bhattacharya
Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

Revelations made by Indian Mujahideen (IM) ‘India operations chief’ Yasin Bhatkal aka Mohammad Ahmed Siddibappa Zarrar aka Imran aka Asif aka Shahrukh, and his associate Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi, during their ongoing interrogations by several agencies have brought to the fore some new facts. The duo also reconfirmed much that was already known about IM. The revelations in their totality outline the emerging challenges that Indian security agencies are going to face in the foreseeable future. Bhatkal and Haddi were arrested from Indo-Nepal border on August 28, 2013.

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Boost from Innovative Partnership Unmet Need in Hepatitis C

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By A Correspondent

Boehringer Ingelheim makes significant investment in groundbreaking hepatitis C program with two leading researchers from the Francis Family Liver Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital University Health Network

In a move to address a significant unmet need in hepatitis C in Canada, the University Health Network (UHN), together with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. (BICL), announced today a multi-year partnership that aims to improve care, education and support for patients with hepatitis C. The program, known as Link-C, aims to improve access to hepatitis C care and treatment in remote areas of Ontario and other parts of Canada.

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Unmet Need in Hepatitis C Gets Boost from Innovative Partnership

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By A Correspondent

Boehringer Ingelheim makes significant investment in groundbreaking hepatitis C program with two leading researchers from the Francis Family Liver Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital University Health Network

In a move to address a significant unmet need in hepatitis C in Canada, the University Health Network (UHN), together with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. (BICL), announced today a multi-year partnership that aims to improve care, education and support for patients with hepatitis C. The program, known as Link-C, aims to improve access to hepatitis C care and treatment in remote areas of Ontario and other parts of Canada.

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Contemporary School Education In India: A Critical Appraisal

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By Swaleha Sindhi & Adfer.R.Shah *

Introduction

The word “Education” is defined as; (1) Systematic instruction, (2) Particular kind of stage in education and (3) Development of character or mental powers (Oxford dictionary, 1999 ed, Oxford university press). With the passage of time the idea of education has undergone paradigm shifts. However, despite the multiple of criticisms over the years, education in its quintessential form remains a process of learning of newer knowledge, information, concepts, modes, manners, methodologies, involving two parties i.e. the educator and the educant. Schools being the place of basic education are given high importance in India. Apart from imparting classroom education many of these schools aim at overall improvement of a child.

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JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12










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