Interview: Francis Fukuyama(Francis Fukuyama on the rise of China, East Asia tensions, and the role of the United States.)

Francis Fukuyama is a leading American political scientist, political economist, and author best known for his books The End of History and the Last Man (1992) and the Origins of the Political Order. He serves as a Senior Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

‘Poor to rich’, ‘illegal to legal’: Changes to Gujarat land laws (Indian Express, GS paper 3 ,Land reforms)

What changes in law have been cleared? The Gujarat Agricultural Lands Ceiling Act and Gujarat Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Laws have been amended. The changes, once they become law, will validate land transactions that are currently illegal. The stated objective is to facilitate “rapid industrialisation and urbanisation”. The Gujarat Agricultural

18 October The Hindu ePaper

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