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COVER STORY

14-11-1997

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'Our primary objective is to defeat the BJP'

Other
Mulayam Singh Yadav was in the middle of a group of agitated party activists, including MLAs and MPs, who were of the opinion that other U.F.

From demon to god

Other
PRAVEEN SWAMI DELIRIOUS with joy outside Rashtrapati Bhavan, Bharatiya Janata Party leaders showered praise on President K.R. Narayanan ...

Protecting secularism and federal fair play

If the President has given content to Bommai's promise of fair federal play, the judgment's mandate for secularism, and for action against ...

Big business blues

Supply-side policies pursued in the name of reform have triggered a recession, and industry, which finds its profits being squeezed, wants the ...

Betting on a credit boom

Economy
In pursuit of easy and cheap credit conditions aimed to spur industrial growth, the busy season credit policy pushes banks to pursue a ...

Expenditure controversies

Economy
The Finance Minister seems to be overwhelmed by a sense of frustration at growing evidence that his budgetary calculations are going askew.

Charges against yesterday's allies

Other
VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN ONE of the first actions of Kalyan Singh after the BSP withdrew support to his Government on October 19 was to ...

A Pyrrhic victory?

By engineering a majority on his terms, Kalyan Singh has made some personal gains, but the BJP has paid for this with its credibility.

A rough passage to India

Labour's increasingly controversial policy on India-related affairs set the tone for Queen Elizabeth's visit to India in the 50th anniversary ...

Media tilts

Other
PRAVEEN SWAMI INDIAN and British media analyses of Queen Elizabeth's visit provided little real insight into the issues underpinning her ...

The Queen in Amritsar

New Labour, the royal couple and the Sikh Right variously saw India as a theatrical set on which a Raj drama could be played for the benefit of ...

Jallianwala Bagh revisited

Social Issues
A look at the actual history of one of the most shocking events of the independence struggle. PRAVEEN SWAMI He was the real ...

A new declaration of war

A new round of terrorist violence rocked Colombo on October 15 when terrorists suspected to belong to the LTTE set off a powerful vehicle-bomb ...

Africa Diary

World Affairs
A journey with Prime Minister I.K. Gujral. N. RAM NO sooner does the Air-India special flight, AI 01, take off from the Palam Air ...

The sum of all our hungers

I LIKE the bold concept of a year dedicated to the eradication of poverty, the refusal to throw up hands, internationally, and accept ...

"It's the quality of survival that's important"

The Nation
Interview with Dr. Christiaan Barnard. Dr. Christiaan Barnard, the distinguished South African cardiac surgeon who did the world's first ...

Media tilts

Other
PRAVEEN SWAMI INDIAN and British media analyses of Queen Elizabeth's visit provided little real insight into the issues underpinning her ...

The sum of all our hungers

I LIKE the bold concept of a year dedicated to the eradication of poverty, the refusal to throw up hands, internationally, and accept ...

Some success stories

Other
U.N. report on Agenda 21 highlights case studies of eco-friendly export industries. C. T. KURIEN Unlocking Trade Opportunities - ...

LETTERS

Other
Foreign policy Thank you very much for your highly analytical and in-depth treatment of India's foreign policy (October 17). You have ...

Promises to keep

Other
One year since Farooq Abdullah's National Conference came to power in Jammu and Kashmir, levels of violence have declined and more tourists are ...

'Give us some time to sort out the mess'

Other
A year ago, when Farooq Abdullah was sworn in Chief Minister, not more than a few observers believed that his Government had a future.

A CRISIS DEFUSED

A blow-by-blow account of the BJP's sordid power play in U.P., the Union Cabinet's near-fatal blunder and the President's unprecedented ...

'Democracy has won'

Chief Minister Kalyan Singh spoke to Venkitesh Ramakrishnan in New Delhi immediately after the United Front Government reconsidered its ...

'In today's context, the BJP is our Number One enemy'

Other
Former Chief Minister Mayawati has expressed her readiness to join hands with the Samajwadi Party led by former Chief Minister Mulayam Singh ...

Going by the book, read anew, but large issues remain

Other
IF India is a federation, then Article 356 has proved itself benighted many times over. The constitutional knife the Centre wields against the ...

'Our primary objective is to defeat the BJP'

Other
Mulayam Singh Yadav was in the middle of a group of agitated party activists, including MLAs and MPs, who were of the opinion that other U.F.

From demon to god

Other
PRAVEEN SWAMI DELIRIOUS with joy outside Rashtrapati Bhavan, Bharatiya Janata Party leaders showered praise on President K.R. Narayanan ...

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