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  Live Mint, 1 May 2013
Panchayats:Hope for dalit rights

The Hindu, 25 April 2013
Visa power that gives no credit to civil society

Hindustan Times, 24 April 2013
They're at home as leaders

The Times of India, 15 April 2013
Panchayati Raj or Collector Raj?

The Hindu, 1 May 2012
One Step at a Time: Women panchayat leaders spearheading novel campaigns tell their tales…

Jansatta, 26 April, 2012
Panchayats Should Emphasis on Health and Education: Deo.

Rajasthan Patrika, 26 April 2012
Panchayats Have Important Role to Play: Kishore Chandra Deo.

Rajasthan Patrika, 30 March 2012
Efforts Are Being Made to Empower Panchayats: Kishore Chandra Deo.

Net News, 28 March 2012
IT Making Panchayats Transparent: Minister.

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Institute of Social Sciences 2013 Highlights
President Receives first copy of publication on Status of Panchayati Raj
Thirteenth D.T. Lakdawala Memorial Lecture
Removing Educational Deprivations: Buddhadeb Ghosh
Twentieth Women’s Political Empowerment Day Celebrations, 22-23 April 2013
Deepening Democracy through Local Governance, 8-9 April 2013
Dr. Madeleine Albright’s Visit to the Institute of Social Sciences, 25 June 2012
A Seminar on Democratisation in Burma: Challenges and Prospects, 18-19 May 2012.
Lecture on 100 Years of the African National Congress by Dr. Essop Pahad, 27 April, 2012
Women's Political Empowerment Day Celebrations, 24-26 April, 2012
New Publications
Dignity Through Democracy and Human Rights by Roland Rich, 2012
Fifty Years of Development Thinking by Lord Meghnad Desai, 2012
Nineteenth Women’s Political Empowerment Day Celebrations (Theme: Panchayats, Women and Health For All), 2012
Appropriate Development: People First by Kamal Nayan Kabra, 2012
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