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Pragati June 2008: The New Jihadis

Issue 15 - Jun 2008

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Issue Contents


The New Jihadis

Local manifestations of a global pattern

Nitin Pai

Getting human rights right

Are human rights activists playing into the hands of


Sandeep Balakrishna, Salil Tripathi & Rohit Pradhan

Towards a cultural liberalism

Governments must stop siding with intolerant mobs

Jayakrishnan Nair


A survey of think-tanks

Feline counter-terrorism; Measuring up against international human rights standards; On what makes foreign policy tick; Assessing energy security policies


Look before you hop

A discussion on strategic affairs with Stephen P Cohen

Nitin Pai & Aruna Urs


A review of Budget Session 2008

Kaushiki Sanyal


Where is the financial superhighway?

Two reports later, there is still no movement on reforms

Aadisht Khanna

Improving economic literacy

Effective delivery of public services requires sound public policy education

Mukul G Asher & Amarendu Nandy

A food credit card scheme

How microfinance and the public distribution scheme can work together

Ankit Rawal


History is in the writing

The changing fashions of recording history

Sunil Laxman

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