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Work is on to prepare a list of publications of the Indian Committee for Cultural Freedom (This includes books published by various publishing Houses with the ICCF retaining the copyright).Meanwhile visitors to this website might be interested to know of the following broadly described as

 

Liberal Publications

INTELLIGENCE AN INSIDER’S VIEW by Ashok Karnik
Ashok Karnik retired as Deputy Director Government of India’s Intelligence Bureau after 37 years. He has packed into this book matters dealing with terrorism, Sino-Indian conflict, Indo-Pak relations, black money, corruption and social problems like Andhashraddha. His analyses are informative, educative and absorbing. The book will be of interest not only to students of national security, strategic studies and political matters, but also to laymen interested in public affairs. Freedom First readers are already familiar with the clarity of his thinking and his writing particularly his unique monthly column "Point Counter Point" presenting two sides of an issue and letting the reader decide.

RITUALS AND FESTIVALS, ESSAYS by Professor Suman Oak
The author has delved into the practice of 16 different festivals in India and their contemporary relevance. Professor Oak discusses various ritualistic practices from a rational point of view - for instance the melting of the Shivalinga at the holy shrine of Amarnath in 2007 caused commotion among the many Hindu pilgrims. It is her belief that it is time that we, belonging to whatever religion or no religion, should determine to what extent we should let our faiths and religiosity take hold of our thinking.

ON THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT - A COMMENTARY by Suresh C.Sharma
The author takes the reader through the many provisions in The Right to Education Act (RTE), its strengths and weaknesses such as compulsory admission, attendance, completion of elementary education to every child in the 6 to 14 age group and specifying the duties and responsibilities of governments, local authorities and parents in providing free and compulsory education. Written in simple, easy to understand language eschewing legalese. It is a must for those interested to know more about this RTE Act.

HOW BUSINESSMEN CAN ENRICH PUBLIC LIFE, D. N. PATODIA - REFLECTIONS by S. V. Raju
It is possible to be in politics and yet contribute to enriching public life is the theme of this book woven around D. N. Patodia, a businessman who was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1967, at a time when the churning process of Indian democracy had just begun. His participation covered the many different questions that came up for discussion in parliament. After his career as a parliamentarian, the book takes us through his varied activities including his association with FICCI and his work to free trade and commerce fettered by a command economy.

On the right to education act, A Commentary by Suresh C. Sharma
The Swatantra Party – Commemorating the 50th year of its Founding
Towards A New Health Policy – Some Tangible Solutions
Of Jaswant Singh, the BJP and the RSS. – An Analysis by K.K.Pathak
Of Four Real Leaders - Minoo Masani (a posthumus publication)
Indian Economic Liberalisation Story - An Audit from a Liberal Perspective.
Liberalism – An Essay : Minoo Masani
Liberal Priorities for India in the 21st Century
Accelerating Disinvestment of State Enterprises
The Swatantra Party – Victory in Defeat : H. R. Pasricha
We Indians’ - Minoo Masani
Development and Human Rights – Editor: Dr. Munmun Jha
Liberal Position Papers – Volume I
Philosophy and Practice of Liberalism – Prof. Amlan Datta
What India Needs : A New Path
The Liberal Budget, 2004-2005 – Building an Equitable Society
The Liberal Budget, 2005-2006 –The Way Forward
The Liberal Budget, 2006-2007 – Right Choices Tough Decisions
The Liberal Budget, 2007-2008 – Taking Reforms to the Poor
Agriculture and Rural Indebtedness – A Discussion Paper
Terrorism – V. Balachandran
Freedom and Dissent – A Festschrift to Minoo Masani on his 80th birthday
Minoo Masani 90 – Extracts from his Writings
Voluntary Organisations
Fifty Years After
The Retreat from Socialism – B. K. Nehru Minoo Masani Memorial Lectures
More Governance with Less Government - Digvijay Singh
Corruption Mocking at Liberalisation - N. Vittal
Increasing Intolerance and Suppression of Dissent - Soli Sorabjee
Equity and Sustainable Development -- P. V. Indiresan
India’s Liberals – From Ram Mohun Roy to Minoo Masani (Thumbnail sketches)
Post-Reform Trends in Poverty and Inequality in India - Suresh Tendulkar
Trends in Government Expenditure – Enhancing the Quality of Life of Our People – K. P. Geethakrishnan
Growing Human Family’ – Minoo Masani
 
The publishing organisations are:

Freedom First Foundation;

Indian Committee for Cultural Freedom
Indian Liberal Group
Project for Economic Education;
Rajaji Foundation
 
Explanation: Minoo Masani was a Founding member of all these orgniosations which shared a Liberal perspective.
 
 

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