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Five arenas | The Indian Express

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Each state election has a dynamic of its own, its own local issues, leaders, candidates and alliances. This means a common national narrative may or may not show up in campaigns for five assembly elections beginning March 27. Yet, the elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil …

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Paler green | The Indian Express

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In 2010, India became the third country after Australia and New Zealand to have a quasi-judicial body, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for dealing with environmental cases. The agency was mandated to “expeditiously dispose of cases pertaining to environmental protection”. Going by the figures on …

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Khap Panchayats at a Crossroads

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Written by Praveen Verma The ongoing farmers’ protests have seen the return of khap panchayats to the arena of political mobilisation. In the intersection of the farmers’ movement and khaps, there is a need to reflect on what questions face khap panchayats and what they …

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