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CSM - December 2012: Selected Articles from Various News Papers & Journals

Selected Articles from Various News Papers & Journals: December 2012

  • A salary plan that changes nothing
  • Historical issue
  • The solution
  • Absolves the state
  • Means greater than ends
  • The feminisation of old age
  • Ageing differently
  • Angst of ageing
  • ‘Longevity’ dividend
  • No room for haste
  • Paralysis is not an option
  • Let’s no

(Article) CSM - December 2012: Necessity of All India Judicial Services

Necessity of All India Judicial Services

The essence of democratic governance is Rule of law. Delayed justice, poor appreciation of evidence, and incapacity to apply constitutional and legal principles to real life situations play havoc with people’s lives. Failure of justice extracts a heavy toll from the society and economy.

(Article) CSM - December 2012: Has Democracy in India Delivered the Goods?

Has Democracy in India Delivered the Goods?

Democracy in Lincoln’s famous words is “Government of the people, for the people, by the people’. The rudiments of democracy are wellknown. It is a form of government wherein every individual has a say. Democracy has come a long way since the classical times when Aristotle in his classification categorized it as a -perverted form of government.

(Article) CSM - December 2012: Codes for the beta receptor: A Noble Performance

Codes for the beta receptor: A Noble Performance

In our eyes, nose and mouth, we have sensors for light, odours and flavours. Within the body, cells have similar sensors for hormones and signalling substances, such as adrenalin, serotonin, histamine and dopamine. As life evolved, cells have repeatedly used the same basic mechanism for reading their environment: G-protein– coupled receptors.

(Article) CSM - December 2012: The Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Resettlements (LARR) Bill 2011

The Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Resettlements (LARR) Bill 2011

The Indian economy has traditionally been an agrarian economy, where 70% of the population is dependent on agriculture as their primary source of livelihood. Significantly, land is also the most essential asset for the development and growth of any nation, particularly in the infrastructure sector.

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