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Sunday, June 13, 2004
Winning back the electorate with sops
By Malabika Bhattacharya
KOLKATA, JUNE 12. The Trinamool Congress leader, Mamata Banerjee, appears to have taken one last gamble to win back popular support which all but evaporated in the May 10 parliamentary election leaving her with only one seat against 10 held ...
Economic reforms in the mirror of public opinion
The supporters and opponents of economic reforms often forget that the people too have an opinion on this matter. Verdict 2004 is a warning against taking public opinion for granted, writes Yogendra Yadav.
Urban India more polarised
An argument that Verdict 2004 involved a contest between the haves and the have-nots comes up against a standard objection. It is not true, we are told, that the beneficiaries of the new economic policies voted for the National Democratic ...
National Election Study 2004
Unless otherwise indicated, all the information used in this article draws upon the National Election Study [NES], 2004 carried out by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. The provisional findings of NES 2004 were ...
New Iraqi regime only interim, not sovereign
By Amit Baruah
The United Nations Security Council, in Resolution 1546, describes the new dispensation that will take over Iraq by June 30, as the "sovereign interim Government of Iraq". With the United States seeking an exit strategy from Iraq and no longer ...
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