M Rajivlochan
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English   |   Bangla

The writer is Professor in the Department of History, Panjab University

POLITICS

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Remembering KPS Gill: The bold cop of Punjab

At one particular moment, one man decided to stand up and convinced many others that they too had the ability to fight back.

POLITICS

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50 years of Naxalite movement: What happened at Naxalbari on May 25, 1967?

While Jyoti Basu sat helpless in Kolkata, the village was flooded by other ministers from the communist party.

POLITICS

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Kanhaiya's challenge to State and problems of defining India

Presuming India to be a cultural entity without a political or legal basis would be a serious case of category mistake.

POLITICS

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Hindus first? Or India

While the idea of nation has been questioned, all movements of communities have strengthened India much more.

POLITICS

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Politics of rediscovering Ambedkar

How Babasaheb became a trope, foisted on the political establishment of India by a reverential public.

POLITICS

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Why every political party wants a piece of Ambedkar's legacy

The Dalit leader produced the draft of the most important document of India's history - its Constitution - on his own merit.