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Your #Pragati Be So Problematic

News has emerged that the Chhattisgarh Government wants to fast-track the implementation of the Forest Rights Act, as part of an initiative called Pragati. While to the untrained ear, this might sound like good...

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Power and the Panchayat

For the briefest of flickers, the words ‘panchayati raj’ trended on Twitter when PM Modi addressed the nation on National Panchayati Raj Day on April 24th. The PM, besides suggestions such as ‘taking pride in the...