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COVER STORY

03-07-1998

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Briefing

THE BJP'S OWN GOAL

The strategic fallout from Pokhran, and the BJP's provocative attempt to link India's new 'nuclear weapon' status with the Kashmir dispute, ...

"My patience has gone"

Cover Story
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah is facing the prospect of the gains made in his State since 1996 being undone. The Bharatiya ...

Kashmir at a crossroads

Pokhran and the subsequent pronouncements of the BJP-led Government have had a significant political fallout in Kashmir. WHAT ...

The roots of the conflict

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
AT the heart of the conflict between India and Pakistan over Jammu and Kashmir lies the fact that it was the sole Muslim-majority state ...

Citizen Jain

Even as the E.D. continues its quest to interrogate Ashok Jain, questions about editorial manoeuvres loom over The Times of India.

Nuclear mess

Other
Your thought-provoking Cover Story ("The South Asian nuclear mess", June 19) brought out the jingoistic designs of the BJP-led Government. The ...

Budgetary retreat

The most identifiable distinction of Budget '98 is the alacrity with which various proposals have been undone. TO undo decisions ...

Towards a temple

Other
The BJP leadership has denied any move to construct a Ram temple at the site of the Babri Masjid in the near future; however, statements from ...

Working to a plan

Sandstone pillars intended for the proposed Ram temple are being crafted in Pindwara, a small town in Rajasthan. PINDWARA, a ...

A jigsaw in Ayodhya

Behind the closed gates of a 10-acre plot in Ramgarh Chauraha, artisans prefabricate parts for the Ram temple. RAMGHAT CHAURAHA is ...

The rising costs of the BJP's akrasia

Environment
akrasia AKRASIA in ancient Greek philosophy means not doing what you know to be right and, in fact, doing what you know to be wrong. Then ...

THE BJP'S OWN GOAL

The strategic fallout from Pokhran, and the BJP's provocative attempt to link India's new 'nuclear weapon' status with the Kashmir dispute, ...

"My patience has gone"

Cover Story
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah is facing the prospect of the gains made in his State since 1996 being undone. The Bharatiya ...

Kashmir at a crossroads

Pokhran and the subsequent pronouncements of the BJP-led Government have had a significant political fallout in Kashmir. WHAT ...

The roots of the conflict

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
AT the heart of the conflict between India and Pakistan over Jammu and Kashmir lies the fact that it was the sole Muslim-majority state ...

Raising the stakes

Pakistan believes that the West will pressure India on Kashmir in the days ahead; it wants to make full use of the opportunity offered by the ...

On the line of confrontation

FOR the flashpoint of a potential nuclear war, the fields in the Jhelum river valley present a tranquil, bucolic scene. Water buffaloes ...

A new front in the proxy war

Cover Story
The Prankote killings indicated the opening of a third front by militants, and the Indian security forces have accepted the challenge.

Renewed offensive

EXCHANGE of fire between Indian and Pakistani forces along the Line of Control (LoC) has been an almost routine affair for quite some ...

For a domestic consensus

Cover Story
Recent events in the subcontinent potentially represent a serious setback to the gradual improvement in neighbourhood relations that I.K.

Raising the stakes

Pakistan believes that the West will pressure India on Kashmir in the days ahead; it wants to make full use of the opportunity offered by the ...

On the line of confrontation

FOR the flashpoint of a potential nuclear war, the fields in the Jhelum river valley present a tranquil, bucolic scene. Water buffaloes ...

A new front in the proxy war

Cover Story
The Prankote killings indicated the opening of a third front by militants, and the Indian security forces have accepted the challenge.

Renewed offensive

EXCHANGE of fire between Indian and Pakistani forces along the Line of Control (LoC) has been an almost routine affair for quite some ...

For a domestic consensus

Cover Story
Recent events in the subcontinent potentially represent a serious setback to the gradual improvement in neighbourhood relations that I.K.

'We've no need for jingoism'

Cover Story
Congress(I) Working Committee member and former Union Minister Rajesh Pilot blames the pronouncements of senior BJP Ministers for the negative ...

'Dialogue is the only way'

Cover Story
Kishan Lal Sharma, BJP vice-president, has been in charge of the party's affairs in Jammu and Kashmir. According to him, the A.B. Vajpayee ...

Budgetary retreat

The most identifiable distinction of Budget '98 is the alacrity with which various proposals have been undone. TO undo decisions ...

A jigsaw in Ayodhya

Behind the closed gates of a 10-acre plot in Ramgarh Chauraha, artisans prefabricate parts for the Ram temple. RAMGHAT CHAURAHA is ...

A Front's firm roots

With its impressive performance in the May 28 elections to the local bodies in West Bengal, the ruling Left Front has demonstrated yet again ...

A cautionary tale

Aruna's Story: The true account of a rape and its aftermath by Pinki Virani; Viking Penguin India, 1998; price Rs. 295. CHATAK ...

India must say 'No' to CTBT and FMCT

Science & Technology
Arundhati Ghose was India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva between July 1995 and November 1997. She ...

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