The science of non-violence

[hindu] History has shown by numerous examples that in the constant duel between the forces of violence and non-violence, it is the peaceful method that triumphs Most of us long for a world in which there are no bombings, riots, wars — why then does non-violence seem so difficult to

Measure for unconstitutional measure

[hindu] The ordinance seeking to amend the Representation of the People Act interferes with the exercise of judicial power Bill LXII of 2013, namely, The Representation of the People (Second Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 is pending before Parliament. I examine here whether the Bill, when passed as an Act

Avahan India project prevented over 6 lakh HIV infections: Lancet

[hindu] AIDS Initiative was launched in 2003 in six States The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme may have prevented over 6 lakh HIV infections in India over 10 years, according to a report in Lancet Global Health. It may be recalled that a 2011 study, by other institutes,

The Tenacity of the Hindu Undivided Family(epw) , Gender, Religion and Tax Concessions

Download pdf [epw] One of the most significant contributions of the R K Hazari report was the official identification of the 1960s “business group” as the basic institutional unit of organisation of Indian monopoly capital. The group, in this view, consisted of a number of related and unrelated activities controlled