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COVER STORY

05-06-1998

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Briefing

THE BJP'S BOMBS

Cover Story
The nuclear tests by the BJP-led Government have irrevocably altered India's strategic doctrine, undermined its policy of constructive ...

'India must become strong'

Cover Story
According to Dr. R. Chidambaram, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), under whose ...

Key players in Pokhran

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Cover Story
A SHARED passion to see India emerge strong and self-reliant in the nuclear field marks the three key persons who oversaw in the second ...

Technological, scientific success

According to scientists associated with Shakti '98, the tests demonstrated the Indian nuclear establishment's "mastery" over a range of nuclear ...

Technological, scientific success

According to scientists associated with Shakti '98, the tests demonstrated the Indian nuclear establishment's "mastery" over a range of nuclear ...

The force of sanctions

D. SAMPATHKUMAR Cover Story
Punitive sanctions under U.S. non-proliferation laws are being imposed for the first time ever, against India. But the precise extent to which ...

Worldwide condemnation

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The impact of the explosions will be felt most in economic and diplomatic relations. THE nuclear tests conducted by India have ...

Political echoes

In the face of jingoistic sentiments whipped up by Hindutva organisations, the Left parties have articulated a fresh strategic perspective ...

The new challenges

JASJIT SINGH Cover Story
With India exercising its option to become a nuclear weapon state, there is a need to work out a fresh policy approach in a radically changed ...

The Hindutva weapon

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
As a full-scale reactionary agenda begins to unfold, it is becoming clear that the 'consensus' behind the BJP's dangerous nuclear adventure is ...

India defiled, Indians diminished

PRAFUL BIDWAI Cover Story
The BJP has inflicted nuclear humiliation upon the nation, while compromising India's security and jeopardising popular welfare.

Pokhran revisited

P. K. IYENGAR Cover Story
India's nuclear scientists have been ready and waiting for a long time for this big, defining event. TWENTY-FOUR years after the ...

Beyond the euphoria

T. JAYARAMAN Cover Story
To hail the "achievements" of Indian scientists in the tests and to claim that they have delivered "security" to the people, is to take a ...

Growing strife

The power struggle within the BJP and trouble from coalition partners pose serious challenges before the Kalyan Singh Government in Uttar ...

A flare-up in Moradabad

THE communal riots that rocked Moradabad between May 8 and 10 and left several people dead or injured, have proved to be a major blow to ...

Carving out a Vananchal state

The Union Government's decision to create a Vananchal state comprising 18 districts in southern Bihar marks the failure of the decades-old ...

A fight for survival

The elevation of the Jamaat-e-Islami political chief, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, as the chairman of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference marks a ...

Massacres and mischief

A SERIES of massacres and riots in Poonch and Doda districts threaten to rip apart the Jammu region's fragile communal peace. The latest ...

Developing concerns

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN World Affairs
The G-15 meeting in Cairo reflects the worries of developing countries in a time of crisis. BETWEEN Kuala Lumpur and Cairo, the ...

To save a lake

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has launched an ambitious effort to save the Dal lake in Srinagar. THE Dal lake in Srinagar still ...

Stunned disbelief

THE multiple nuclear tests by India, among other things, were a social revelation. At the best and the worst of times, the oriental face ...

Studied support

COMING out of what seemed to be an interminable phase of silence and circumspection, Sri Lanka finally became the first country to ...

THE BJP'S BOMBS

Cover Story
The nuclear tests by the BJP-led Government have irrevocably altered India's strategic doctrine, undermined its policy of constructive ...

'India must become strong'

Cover Story
According to Dr. R. Chidambaram, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), under whose ...

Key players in Pokhran

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Cover Story
A SHARED passion to see India emerge strong and self-reliant in the nuclear field marks the three key persons who oversaw in the second ...

Technological, scientific success

According to scientists associated with Shakti '98, the tests demonstrated the Indian nuclear establishment's "mastery" over a range of nuclear ...

The force of sanctions

D. SAMPATHKUMAR Cover Story
Punitive sanctions under U.S. non-proliferation laws are being imposed for the first time ever, against India. But the precise extent to which ...

Worldwide condemnation

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The impact of the explosions will be felt most in economic and diplomatic relations. THE nuclear tests conducted by India have ...

Political echoes

In the face of jingoistic sentiments whipped up by Hindutva organisations, the Left parties have articulated a fresh strategic perspective ...

The new challenges

JASJIT SINGH Cover Story
With India exercising its option to become a nuclear weapon state, there is a need to work out a fresh policy approach in a radically changed ...

The Hindutva weapon

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
As a full-scale reactionary agenda begins to unfold, it is becoming clear that the 'consensus' behind the BJP's dangerous nuclear adventure is ...

India defiled, Indians diminished

PRAFUL BIDWAI Cover Story
The BJP has inflicted nuclear humiliation upon the nation, while compromising India's security and jeopardising popular welfare.

Pokhran revisited

P. K. IYENGAR Cover Story
India's nuclear scientists have been ready and waiting for a long time for this big, defining event. TWENTY-FOUR years after the ...

Beyond the euphoria

T. JAYARAMAN Cover Story
To hail the "achievements" of Indian scientists in the tests and to claim that they have delivered "security" to the people, is to take a ...

Massacres and mischief

A SERIES of massacres and riots in Poonch and Doda districts threaten to rip apart the Jammu region's fragile communal peace. The latest ...

A people's institution

The Grameen model of development is changing the face of rural Bangladesh. It is also fast gaining popularity world-wide, with developed ...

Jayalalitha's tactics

Letters
Dancing to the political tunes of 'Amma' Jayalalitha, Atal Bihari Vajpayee has indubitably lost his effervescent smile. It is high time ...

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