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Frontier in Print

Vol. 51, No.1, Jul 8 - 14, 2018
Contents
Note: Election Commission and EVMs - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
"Dark Times": Emergency and RSS - Shamsul Islam
Searching For A Model?: Bhangor: Continuing Conflict - Arup Majumdar
Pakistan: A Kemalist Revolution is the Answer - Saeed Qureshi
Google Employees' Letter: Weaponisation of Artificial Intelligence - Marc Eliot Stein



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The Call of Narmada Valley
31st July is not the Deathline for Narmada Valley but the Lifeline. Narmada will flow and the Valley will Live.
Join Narmada Valley from 31st July – 2nd August.
Take pledge with people to save rivers, farms & forests, Our nature & heritage.
For details

Public Rally and Jan Manch
To oppose proposed amendments to the RTI Act and To demand immediate operationalization of anti-corruption laws
July 18, 2018, 11:30 AM onwards in Delhi
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Rally from Jantar Mantar to the Constitution Club (Ghotala Rath Yatra)
1:30 PM -4:00 PM: Jan Manch at the Speaker’s Hall, Constitution Club
For details

Convention on ill-treatment of non-Assamese and Bengalee speaking people in the name of National Registration of Citizens in Assam
A convention will be held at "Ranuchhaya Mancho" (opposite Academy of fine arts), Kolkata on Tuesday, 17 th July, 2018, at 4 PM.


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Bankocracy - by Éric Toussaint
Available Indian Edition, Akar Books, 28 E Pocket IV, Mayur Vihar Phase 1, Delhi 110 091, India, Tel: +91-11-22795505
http://www.aakarbooks.com/details.php?bid=706




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Recent Articles

19 Jul 2018

Who says we don’t have the numbers?

Raman Swamy

“Who says we don’t have the numbers?” said Sonia Gandhi when a reporter asked her why the Opposition was going ahead with the non-confidence motion against the Modi government despite not having the numbers.
It was a delicious moment. A touch unreal perhaps, with a bit of humour, but intriguing all the same.
Answering a question with a question can sometimes be very effective and even devastating - especially if the answer is totally unexpected. 
“Who says we don’t have the numbers?” - It seems to fly in the face of logic. It appears contrary to known facts. It sounds wholly divorced from the ground situation - or at least the irrefutable reality on the floor of the Lok Sabha.
Somehow, however, thanks to television cameras freezing the moment in time and social media provoked into heated exchanges, the question that Sonia Gandhi posed has evoked curiousity and made many people think of certain dimensions of the current political crisis which have largely been taken for granted or brushed under the carpet of national discourse.

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18 Jul 2018
Now, Nicaragua - Farooque Chowdhury
17 Jul 2018
15 Jul 2018
14 Jul 2018
13 Jul 2018
12 Jul 2018
11 Jul 2018
10 Jul 2018
09 Jul 2018
Marx in Bangladesh - Farooque Chowdhury
08 Jul 2018
07 Jul 2018
How GST has killed the economy - Bharat Jhunjhunwala
05 Jul 2018
04 Jul 2018
Films of Movements : Book Review - Rajat Kanti Dasgupta
02 Jul 2018
29 Jun 2018
27 Jun 2018
27 Jun 2018
26 Jun 2018
Manmohan and Modi on the Ganga - Bharat Jhunjhunwala
25 Jun 2018
22 Jun 2018
Jihad Is Not Holy War - Murad Ali Baig
20 Jun 2018
17 Jun 2018
16 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
A Historic Movement - T. Vijayendra
14 Jun 2018
Reports
19 Jul 2018
 
09 Jul 2018
 
09 Jul 2018
 
A matter of Concern
On 30th June 2018, Maharashtra Police reached Press Club Of India, Delhi and asked for hall booking records and whereabouts of one of its members Vishwadeepak, a bonafide journalist working with English weekly National Herald as principal correspondent. The Police claimed that the scribe had endorsed hall booking for a press conference called in defense of jailed DU teacher GN Saibaba. We fear that the journalist may be detained or arrested anytime.
30 Jun 2018
 
29 Jun 2018
Isolate and Defeat Perpetrators of Lynching: A Lynching Nation Cannot be Democratic -Press Release,People’s Alliance for Democracy and Secularism (PADS)
 
22 Jun 2018
Condemn The Arrest Of Advocate Vanchinathan By The Chennai Police -IAPL statement condemning arrest of People's Advocate Vanchinathana
 
21 Jun 2018
 
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14 Jun 2018
Illegal arrest of tribal women and activist - Letter: From All India Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP)
 
07 Jun 2018
APDR condemns the arrest of advocate Surendra Gadling - Press Release, Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR)
 
05 Jun 2018
Major Gogoi and the Continuing Culture of Impunity - Press Release, People’s Union For Democratic Rights
 
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05 Jun 2018
Condemn the arrest of Alik Chakraborty - Press Release, Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO)
 
05 Jun 2018
Condemns the cold blooded masscre of people of Tuticorin - Press Release, Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation (CDRO)
 
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The Assualt on Agnivesh - Dr Chandra Muzaffar
Highway To Hell - Angela Ferrao
Reading Against Fascism - Henry A. Giroux

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ঘটিকাহিনী - পার্থ বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়

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The Quantum Indians - Bose, Raman and Saha -An award winning film of excellent quality (Video 52 min)
 

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