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Brexit Offers No Particular Spoils for India

Abhijit Sarkar makes two claims in "Spoils of Brexit for India" (EPW, 13 August 2016): British voters ignored the interests of non-British Commonwealth residents in the European Union referendum, and that the outcome of the referendum will benefit India. The second claim is questionable, and is based on little evidence. The first, meanwhile, relies upon unsubstantiated assertions and unscientific experimentation, but nevertheless raises interesting questions about legitimate democratic participation.

Kashmir: When Ignorance Begets Tragedy and Farce

When the Government of India has neither the intent nor the political will to offer greater autonomy, and Kashmiris refuse to settle for anything less than azaadi, armed confrontation is only to be expected. 

UK Spirals into Political Crisis after EU Vote

The leave side of the Brexit referendum had no coherent proposal or description of what sort of future relationship the UK would have with the EU. This lack of clarity has led to many banks and other financial organisations looking to move staff and operations elsewhere in the EU.

UK Spirals Into Political Crisis After EU Vote

The leave side of the Brexit referendum had no coherent proposal or description of what sort of future relationship with the EU, the UK would have. This lack of clarity has led to many banks and other financial organisations looking to move staff and operations elsewhere in the EU.

Brexit Debates

An overview of the actors and issues involved in the debate over the relation of the United Kingdom with the European Union in the run-up to the referendum in June to decide whether it should exit the latter.

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