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Where Criminals Hold Court: An Interactive Look at the Lok Sabha’s Tainted 28%

Where Criminals Hold Court: An Interactive Look at the Lok Sabha’s Tainted 28%featured

Rahul Gandhi doesn’t often gatecrash press conferences or publicly challenge decisions made by Manmohan Singh’s government. But in late September 2013, he did both. At a news conference where the Congress was defending its ordinance to protect tainted lawmakers, Gandhi walked in unannounced and decried the party’s stand as “complete nonsense.” In an uncharacteristic outburst, Read more

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62 Years Ago, India’s First Experiment With Democracy

62 Years Ago, India’s First Experiment With Democracyfeatured

The man in charge was Sukumar Sen. A bespectacled Bengali with neatly parted hair and an affinity for cigarettes, he had already carved a successful bureaucratic career. After attending Presidency College and London University, with a gold medal in mathematics at the latter, Sen joined the Indian Civil Service in 1921. Within three decades, he Read more

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