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CENSUS 2021: Sensitization of Gorkhas

The Constitution has mandated to conduct decennial census under Article 246, listed at serial 69. And the next census will be undertaken from 01 Apr 2021. Every country conducts a census to record changes in demography which illustrates the changing … Continue reading

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An Ungrateful Nation

An article written by Upendra Mani Pradhan on April 10th, 2008. (Being republished here. It is as relevent today as it was then.) Field Marshal Sam FJH Manekshaw preferred calling himself Sam ‘Bahadur’ Manekshaw as a mark of respect and … Continue reading

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Tryst with Gen Choudhury Trophy

Col Shiv Om Rana Time: Mar/Apr 1969 Me: Then 2/Lt Shiv Om Rana Place: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh I was still a rookie in the unit having just spent about 8-9 months out of which four months were in two courses, … Continue reading

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Nepal’s Political Solution: Out of Box Thinking

Nepal’s Political Solution: Out of Box Thinking By Shiv Om Rana, Ph D Samuel P. Huntington wrote in 1970 that there are two identifiable important stages in the modernization of feudalistic traditional system. He writes, “The first challenge of modernization … Continue reading

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Gorkha Identity in India

Gorkha Land: Realisable? Gorkha Land or Gorkhaland demand of people of Darjeeling hills has been raising for many decades now. Interim period also saw an autonomous Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) coming in to existence. But the autonomy was only … Continue reading

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