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  1. Restoring Public Faith In Rule of Law

    Praful Bidwai
    28 October 2010
    Article

    One of the few institutions which people respect and trust has injured the faith of large numbers of citizens. How should the Supreme Court deal with the appeals that are certain to be filed before it against the Allahabad High Court judgment on the Babri Masjid issue?

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    Beyond “New Terrorism” – Local roots and the transnationalisation of ‘Islamist’ Violence

    Jochen Hippler
    11 August 2008
    Article
    Hippler in a research paper argues that "terrorism" attributed to Islam does not differ substantially from previous terrorist groups and obscures real political objectives.
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    The West and the Muslim World: The Muslim Position

    • Jochen Hippler, Michael Goldman (editor)
    24 September 2008
    Book
    Six Muslim academics share their perspectives on the major issues affecting relations between the Muslim world and the West
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    The great capitulation

    Praful Bidwai
    07 September 2009
    Article
    Indians and Pakistanis have to develop a common, rational understanding of the partition story that is free of nationalist prejudice -- although Jaswant Singh makes little contribution to this.
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    Das gefährlichste Land der Welt?

    • Jochen Hippler
    02 December 2008
    Book
    Jochen Hippler, ausgewiesener Kenner des Landes, gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über Geschichte und Gegenwart Pakistans. Er zeigt Pakistan als multiethnisches Entwicklungsland und zugleich als außergewöhnlichen Krisenherd und untersucht die Frage, welche Chancen - trotz Militärdiktatur und religiösem Extremismus - die Entwicklung einer eigenständigen Demokratie hat.
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    Hijacking America

    • Susan George
    17 June 2008
    Book
    George Bush leaves the White House in January 2009 and the United States goes back to "normal", right? Wrong, argues Susan George in this fascinating, thorough and often chilling account of the decades-long transformation of American society and political culture.
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    Factional War Grows As The Party Sinks

    Praful Bidwai
    25 June 2009
    Article
    The BJP’s multiple crises are now set to worsen—including its ideological confusion, its political mobilisation crisis, and its organisational crisis.
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    Operation Muslim Vote

    Naima Bouteldja
    17 November 2005
    Article

    There is a spectre haunting the British General Election: "the spectre of the 'Muslim vote".

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    Returning from the Middle Ages

    Praful Bidwai
    28 October 2010
    Article

    Three options are available to the litigants after the Allahabad High Court judgment in the Babri mosque case. They can accept the judgment; negotiate a mutual compromise; or appeal the judgment in the Supreme Court.

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    Faith and Credit

    • Susan George, Fabrizio Sabelli
    13 June 1994
    Book

    An examination of the World Bank's policies and culture reveal a supranational, non-democratic and extremely powerful institution which functions much like the medieval Church or a monolithic political party, relying on rigid doctrine, hierarchy and a rejection of dissenting ideas to perpetuate its influence.

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    The decline of the Catholic Church?

    Saul Landau
    15 April 2010
    Article

    Scandals distract the public from focusing on key issues. Sometimes, however, they also provide insights into the character of leading cultural and political figures -- and their institutions.