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Paharganj – A Collage Of The World

“Aditi Gupta

From international cuisines, Bob Marley merchandise and precious gems to cheap liquor, cheaper hotels, sleazy films and Marijuana, Paharganj, stands with open arms, magnetically pulling tourists from across the globe time and again. Home to psychedelic Hippies, this place is also known as backpackers’ district. It is considered hell by some Delhiites due to its reputation of drugs and sleaze, but for many travelers Paharganj is Delhi” – Aditi Gupta

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Decentalisation of Constitutional Powers ~ Bibek Debroy

(Lecture) People throughout the world elect government at the first place because they expect those governments to deliver certain public goods and services. Here, public goods and services is in fairly broad sense. Each and everyone has his and her own priority. But somewhere down the line, after we have mentioned defense, security, foreign affairs and […]

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My Family’s Affair With Car

 My family’s affair with the car is like a saga, dating back to the British Raj. The elderly people in my village ~ Maintanad, a remote village in Gandhi’s Champaran ~ still talk about it as if any of the folk tale. “Your granny came in a ‘Car’ after her marriage.” This statement matters because […]