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By Biplabjoy Purkayastha, Researcher of Indian Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of South Asia and the Indo-Pacific Now known as Myanmar, Burma formed an essential part of the Raj till 1937, when it was separated from British India. The country formally got its independence in 1948, and since then, it has witnessed many political upheavals....
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Our logically argued premise is, complexity causes vulnerability. Well, not really. The argument loses ground when applied over systems.
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Lal Bahadur Shashtri is one of the rare gems of Indian Politics who in his brief stint as the Prime Minister of the nation, upheld Rajdharma and led the country to fight for its survival while regaining its self esteem.
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Indian Civilisation has always looked upon the farmers as annadata and carrier of the wisdom of thousands of years. We have been a 'Krishi-pradhan' nation. But since, the British arrived there have been policies to force farmers to quit farming. One of the biggest challenge that we face as a nation today.
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As a part of their endeavour to abolish slavery, the United Nations General Assembly approved the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others on December 2, 1949. This day is internationally recognised as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
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On the occasion of National Law Day, we ponder over the question of the meaning of humanity, and liberty for different civilisations and communities. While assessing if our constitution recognises our thousands of years old civilsation.
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Among the key reforms being pursued by the Indonesian government, are the labor market reforms, which are a part of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation passed by the parliament in early October 2020.
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The discourse on poverty is a complex one with multiple contestations and conflicting public narratives. Starting with a contested terrain in the 1970s, the neoliberal push for poverty alleviation got a shot in the arm with the disintegration of the USSR, fall of the Berlin Wall and ‘perceived’ prosperity in the free market economies. By...
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