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Active Citizenship | Sep 23, 2005

Sometimes, it seems as though much of the world is trying to crowd into Bangalore. Hold that thought. At almost seven million, our population in this city is already more than the population of new-age countries such as Ireland, and almost half of that of Chile.

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Emerging Challenges for Civil Society in India

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