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Atoning for the Past

Responding to Abhijit Sarkar’s “Rhodes Will Not Fall Alone” the authors argue that the aim of their campaign has been the opposite of “sanitising history.” The campaign wants to begin and sustain a long overdue conversation in Britain about its colonial past.

Condoning Unplanned Development

The recent stand-off between traders and the law enforcement agencies and the one brewing between the government and the judiciary appears in large part due to unplanned and un-regularised development of Delhi, to which authorities for long turned a blind eye. However, solutions that have been proposed pose their own intractable problems, such as multiplicity of agencies and the absence of any accountability. For all its laudable objectives, the report of the Tejendra Khanna Committee of Experts, that this article takes up for analysis, appears to compound certain already existing problems.

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