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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
TRIAL BY FIRE
A BURNING ISSUE
ARE MUSLIMS ANGRY WITH AKHILESH?
An Unholy Controversy
WHAT’S FANNING THE GAJENDRA-GEHLOT FEUD?
GEHLOT’S CHANGING TARGETS
MAOISTS FIND SANCTUARY IN KANHA
REBELS, SECURITY FORCES, CIVILIANS: THE TRAIL OF BLOOD
NITISH SHOWS WHO’S THE BOSS
Standing By Family
A MAVERICK’S TALE
BATTLE FOR BIHU
A GUIDE TO GANDHIGIRI
FRIEND TURNED FOE
IN DEPTH KNOWLEDGE FROM THE MOST CREDIBLE SOURCE
WHO IS AFRAID OF A UCC? • The constitutional objective of the uniform civil code is to frame religion-neutral common laws on marriage, divorce and inheritance for all Indians
HOW THE CODE CAN IMPACT MARRIAGES • A common law can fix minimum legal age for marriage, abolish bigamy and polygamy and encourage interfaith marriages
HOW IT CAN AFFECT DIVORCE • With triple talaq now illegal, existing personal laws of all religions offer enough protection to women. The UCC may codify these to avoid overlap and misinterpretation
HOW INHERITANCE LAWS WILL CHANGE • Muslim and Parsi daughters still do not have the equal right to inheritance. The UCC may change that. It may also grant the right to children born out of wedlock
THE EXISTING COMMON LAWS • Parliament has passed laws governing norms of marriage, divorce and inheritance and people from any faith can voluntarily follow these laws
FLAG BEARERS OF PARTICIPATIVE DEMOCRACY • Panchayati Raj goes a long way in accomplishing community participation and empowering the marginalised and vulnerable in the hinterland through grassroots administrative institutions. As we celebrated the National Panchayati Raj Day 2022, here is a close look at the trailblazing journey of Panchayati Raj Institutions in transforming rural India …
HASSAN MUSHRIF All SET TO MAKE MAHARASHTRA A MODEL FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT • Housing for rural poor, women empowerment and road network development, a three-tier scheme has been envisaged to facelift rural development in Maharashtra under the Mahavikas Aghadi regime.
POWER TO PANCHAYATS • Gujarat, the land of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is a shining example of the smooth devolution of power and resources to panchayats leading to all-round rural development, and empowered, Aatmanirbhar villages
TIME TO DETOX • With the young, adolescents and even the elderly becoming prisoners of their various devices—whether phone, tablet or the computer screen—and battling isolation, anxiety and insomnia, experts outline how you can break free
SIGNS OF TROUBLE
BREAKING THE SHACKLES • TIPS ON HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR DEVICE
SENIORITY NO BAR • THE ELDERLY ARE AT LEAST AS VULNERABLE AS THE YOUTH WHEN IT COMES TO INTERNET ADDICTION
Aircon Industry A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE • INDIA'S AIR-CONDITIONING INDUSTRY LEADS THE WAY FOR TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS AS WELL AS HEALTH CARE TO UP THE ANTE FOR CONSUMER COMFORT
PLUGGING THE PITFALLS OF ORGANIC FARMING • The nascent organic farming sector has seen some changes but...