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Genocide, democracy and development under focus PDF Print E-mail
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Listening to Grasshoppers by Arundhathi RoyDemocracy as a form of government has been praised and criticized with equal passion and fervor by the common people and intellectuals alike. The concepts behind democracy vary so much that a universally acceptable format is non-existent. However, it is to be noted to its credit that no government on our planet is complete without an element of democracy in one form or other at some level of governance. Be it a republic, monarchy, theocracy or military dictatorship. Such is the panoramic versatility of democracy.

In her latest book “Listening to Grasshoppers — Field Notes on Democracy”, Arundhathi Roy passionately criticizes the way democracy is practiced by its most ardent supporters among contemporary states and questions its very credibility as the most acceptable form of government.

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Israel's immoral army PDF Print E-mail
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Earlier this month, a United Nations investigation into the Israeli war in Gaza found that the Israeli army was responsible for at least seven attacks on UN installations which included schools and medical facilities. The war resulted in the death of around 1,400 Palestinians, and 13 Israelis. The report said that the Israeli army used disproportionate force and had intentionally attacked UN facilities and civilians who had sought refuge in them. Even when the Israeli army was alerted by UN personnel, the attacks continued for two more hours.
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Non violent America of Martin Luther King III PDF Print E-mail
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NEW DELHI: Martin Luther King III, the son of Martin Luther King Jr, is on a state visit to India to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his parents’ visit in 1959.
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Nuclear Deal, ‘National Interest’ and the Indian Left PDF Print E-mail
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It is the Indian left’s concurrence, rather than its disagreement, with the idea of a nuclear future (including nuclear weapons) that has made its case weak and inaudible to the larger masses. Writes P.K. Sundaram

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Israel supplying armoured vehicles to US forces in Iraq PDF Print E-mail
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