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  The Statesman, 18 May 2015
A Reformed Cop

The Hindu Friday, 22 May 2015
The distant goal of cooperative federalism

Women's Political Empowerment Day Celebrations

The Pioneer, 5 June 2015
Bail is the Rule for Privileged

The Pioneer, 13 May 2015
In the Business of Human Misery

The distant goal of cooperative federalism

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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National Seminar on Transgender People: Stigma, Violence and Discrimination
Climate Change and Local Government
Exploring Development
Book Release Honoring Prof. M. A. Oommen
Lecture on Inclusion of Women in Costa Rican Society by H.E. Ms. Ana Helena Chacon Echeverria
Seminar On India Myanmar Relations
Book Launch Gandhian Nonviolent Struggle and Untouchability in South India By Mary E King
SK Dey Chair Lecture on The Roots of Citizen Welfare in India by Rahul Mukherji
Democracy Lecture Series Save Childhood, Save Democracy by Kailash Satyarthi Options
Revenue Mobilization by Gram Panchayats of West Bengal: Present Situation and Policy Options
Education for Democracy, 25- 26 June, 2015
Seminar of India and Central Asian Countries.
Womens Political Empowerment Day Celebrations, 24- 25 April, 2015
Ms. Maria Leissner's Visit to the Institute of Social Sciences
Strengthening Democracy in Asia - Report
Lecture by Ms Ela Gandhi at Institute of Social Sciences
Removing Educational Deprivations: Buddhadeb Ghosh
New Publications
The Village Community as a Site of Development: A Field View Versus a Utopian View, by Anand Chakravarti 2014. Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, pp40. Paperback. Rs. 100/- [OP-038].
FDI in Retail: A Self Goal, by Kamal Nayan kabra, Vitasta Publications for Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi 2014. pp40. Hardcover . Rs. 495/- [BOK-025].
Crime Victimisation Survey Delhi and NCR, 2012, by Sankar Sen, IPS. For Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, pp55. Paperback. Rs. 50/- [HR-027]
International Conference on Strengthening Democracy in Asia: Inclusion, Participation and Rights, , 23- 24 March 2015, India International Centre, New Delhi. 2015. Institute of Social Sciences, Asia Democracy Network, World Movement for Democracy, pp.12.
Twenty- Second Women's Political Empowerment Day Celebrations April 24- 25, 2015 Theme: Violence against Women: Role of Panchayats,2015. Institute of Social Sciences, The Asia Foundation, UNICEF, Action Aid, pp. 12.
How can Gandhian Ideas be Woven into the Social Science Agenda? 30th Anniversary Lecture, 9 February 2015 by Ela Gandhi, 2015. Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, pp. 16. Paperback. Rs. 100/-
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