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Himal Southasian

January
2004

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

February
2004

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Himal Southasian

March - April
2004

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

May
2004

Himal Southasian

Satyajit’s Sansar

A peek into legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's life and works.

| May 28, 2004

India, the GM-trashbin

While the world wakes to the human health and environment nuisance of genetically modified crops, India is fast turning into a dustbin for the new technology.

| May 10, 2004

A primitive national policy

What might be considered 'primitive' by the enlightened may not be a state of backwardness. Tribal knowledge-systems need not conform to 'mainstream' development notions.

| May 10, 2004

CBD: The unmaking of a treaty

A convention whose formulation brought together developing countries as a unified bloc now faces the unfortunate proposition of disjointed Southern representation.

| May 09, 2004

‘Monolith India’ and the vote bank

Democracy has sharpened the popular diversity by transforming the masses into vote banks.

| May 07, 2004

The theological ‘other’

'Hindus' and 'Muslims' may not exactly be the distinct monolithic identities, as is made out in political rhetoric. The Hindus and Muslims of South India are a case in point.

| May 06, 2004

Kashmiriyat and Islam

The conflict in Kashmir may be projected as the 'militant Islamic' assault on the state. But the origins of Kashmiriyat were never built on inter-religious antagonism.

| May 05, 2004

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