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The politics of demography PDF Print E-mail
Sandhya Jain

Organiser–20 November 2005

For some time now, India’s famously tolerant and inclusivist tradition has been fraying at the edges due to constant pressure, indeed harassment, at the hands of evangelical and exclusivist traditions that claim to be peaceful and secular. The issue has become serious enough to merit examination by academics, especially as the systematic unconcern of successive governments has permitted exponential changes in religious demography in strategically sensitive regions.

Not the time to make more overtures to Pakistan PDF Print E-mail
November 08, 2005

The three synchronised Delhi blasts of October 29, 2005, have proved -- if further proof was needed -- that the motivation and the morale of the pan-Islamic jihadi terrorists belonging to the International Islamic Front formed by Osama bin Laden in 1998 continue to remain undamaged, despite the successes scored by our security agencies in neutralising many of their sleeper cells.


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