🔴 Jean Dreze and Jasmin Naur Hafiz write: Revamping it won't be possible without a major increase in the NFBS budget
🔴 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi writes: For these 'non-believers' in democracy, parliamentary participation is only an absurd pretence
🔴 Surjit S Bhalla, Karan Bhasin write: It suggests an inclusive pattern of development with poorer states doing better on development indicators
🔴 Avijit Pathak writes: It is not about repeating the scriptures like a parrot, wearing special uniforms, and following the crowd
🔴 The Kokrajhar Literary Festival showed that the civilising missions of the dominant can be radically reversed into transforming themselves, and languages are the best platform towards this
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