CHAPTER-I ii) Crimes Against Property: Dacoity, its          EXECUTIVE SUMMARY preparation & assembly, Robbery, Burglary, Introduction Theft; The Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.P.C.) divides iii) Crimes Against Public Order: Riots, Arson: al l the crimes into two categories. iv) Economic Crimes: Criminal Breach of ( i ) Cognizable- S ec.2(c) CrPC Trust, Cheating, Counterfeiting; ( […]

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The purpose of this section is to make available to the readers official documents such as reports of committees, commissions, working groups, task forces, etc., appointed by various ministries, departments, agencies of central and state governments and international organisations, which are not readily accessible  either because they are old, or because of the usual problems […]

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Atrocities against the rural Dalit women should be located in overlapping areas of caste, class and gender. This paper conceptualises incidences of violence as an indicator of persistence of atrocities against the Dalits. Since mid-nineties, there has been a secular decline in the cases of violence against the Dalits, after a high tide of violence […]

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The broad objective of the paper is to provide empirical evidence about the impact of important infrastructure variables on the level of development in a district. Comparable information for the items of infrastructure for the districts in Maharashtra is computed from their absolute figures with the help of corresponding vital statistics, like population, geographical area, […]

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In the wake of economic reforms adopted by India in the 1990s, the intra-industry trade (IIT) of the country was expected to expand. The paper attempts to assess the growth in India’s IIT for a 19-year period from 1987-88 to 2005-06. Coupled with the growth in the IIT at the multilateral level, the paper looks […]

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                       CHAPTER I through adoption of a formula for distribution           1.INTRUDUCTION of resources weighted in favour of less 1.1.1The sub-continental dimensions of developed States with Special Central India, with inherent differences in Assistance for area programmes focused on Geographical parameters and historical regions with specific problems hilly, tribal, developments, have led to disparities in […]

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1.The Scheme through schemes in these lead sectors which 1.1The Backward Districts Initiative under the would make a dent on the poverty of the Rashtriya Sam Vikas Yojana has been initiated district in a time bound manner. with the main objective of putting in place programmes and policies with the joint efforts of the Centre […]

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                  PREAMBLE and providing of food-security through Unfortunately, despite 57 years of creation of need based economic, social independence, the pace of development and community assets in these districts among the different States of the country is further intensified. and within the state among the different districts, has not been uniform. Read More.

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                     CHAPTER I The recommendation of the Working                 INTRODUCTION Group was also endorsed by the Steering The Planning Commission had set up a Committee. Working Group and a Steering committee on Rural Poverty Alleviation Programmes for formulation of the Tenth five-year plan. Read More.

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