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COVER STORY

15-01-1999

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Briefing

WAYS OF IMPERIALISM

The brazen military aggression by the United States and the United Kingdom against a sanctions-stricken Iraq is the latest manifestation of ...

Battles at home

EVEN as a major political spectacle - a debate on the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and a vote in the House of Representatives - ...

'This action is a call for a lawless world in which the powerful will rule'

Cover Story
Interview with Noam Chomsky. Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the founder of modern ...

Chomsky and Frontline

Cover Story
Frontline ASHA KRISHNAKUMAR PROFESSOR NOAM CHOMSKY is one of the most important commentators on United States foreign policy and a ...

Clampdown hits drug export

Economy
The Government's abrupt decision five months ago to stop the issue of no-objection certificates and licences for the manufacture of new drugs ...

How secular is Vande Mataram?

The Nation
The Bharatiya Janata Party's attempt to make 'Vande Mataram', originally a song expressing Hindu nationalism, into an obligatory national song ...

Sri Lanka

Other
President Chandrika Kumaratunga has called a spade a spade in her exhaustive and exclusive interview (January 1, 1999), discussing the ...

The politics of prayer

The Nation
In the wake of the controversy about ''Saraswati Vandana'', an assessment of ''Tamizhthai vazhttu'', the official song of Tamil Nadu.

A controversial song

The Nation
The controversy surrounding the Vande Mataram issue began in the pre-Independence period. The Congress Working Committee, which met in Calcutta ...

A special homecoming

Adulation and affection greet Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in Dhaka, Santiniketan and Calcutta, the places most closely associated with his ...

A meeting point in Calcutta

Other
PARVATHI MENON AT a civic reception given in his honour by the Government of West Bengal, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the ...

A rousing reception

AMARTYA SEN's visit to Bangladesh between December 16 and 19 was seen as a special one, coinciding as it did with the country's ...

A scholar and a companion

Other
PARVATHI MENON EMMA ROTHSCHILD, Amartya Sen's wife, is an economic historian and historian of economic thought, and a Fellow at King's ...

WAYS OF IMPERIALISM

The brazen military aggression by the United States and the United Kingdom against a sanctions-stricken Iraq is the latest manifestation of ...

Battles at home

EVEN as a major political spectacle - a debate on the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and a vote in the House of Representatives - ...

'This action is a call for a lawless world in which the powerful will rule'

Cover Story
Interview with Noam Chomsky. Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the founder of modern ...

Chomsky and Frontline

Cover Story
Frontline ASHA KRISHNAKUMAR PROFESSOR NOAM CHOMSKY is one of the most important commentators on United States foreign policy and a ...

The 'terror bombing' of Iraq

Cover Story
Since 1991, U.S. policy on Iraq has swung from one of disarmament with the ostensible aim of destroying weapons of mass destruction to one of ...

'Sanctions continue to kill'

Cover Story
The following comments are excerpted from a speech delivered on Capitol Hill on October 6 by Dennis Halliday, former United Nations ...

Sanctions and women

Cover Story
STEPHEN KINZER A DECADE ago, Iman Mohammed was a schoolteacher in Baghdad who earned the equivalent of $400 a month and spent a fair ...

The 'terror bombing' of Iraq

Cover Story
Since 1991, U.S. policy on Iraq has swung from one of disarmament with the ostensible aim of destroying weapons of mass destruction to one of ...

'Sanctions continue to kill'

Cover Story
The following comments are excerpted from a speech delivered on Capitol Hill on October 6 by Dennis Halliday, former United Nations ...

Sanctions and women

Cover Story
STEPHEN KINZER A DECADE ago, Iman Mohammed was a schoolteacher in Baghdad who earned the equivalent of $400 a month and spent a fair ...

A muted Indian response

Cover Story
The Indian Government has studiously avoided condemnation of the U.S. military action. JOHN CHERIAN THE Indian Government's ...

War games

The Nation
JOHN CHERIAN SIXTY THOUSAND troops led by 4,500 junior commissioned officers and 1,800 officers participated in the 'Shiv-Shakti' ...

A meeting point in Calcutta

Other
PARVATHI MENON AT a civic reception given in his honour by the Government of West Bengal, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the ...

A rousing reception

AMARTYA SEN's visit to Bangladesh between December 16 and 19 was seen as a special one, coinciding as it did with the country's ...

A scholar and a companion

Other
PARVATHI MENON EMMA ROTHSCHILD, Amartya Sen's wife, is an economic historian and historian of economic thought, and a Fellow at King's ...

'Economic welfare is only one part of human welfare'

Other
Interview with Amartya Sen. There were innumerable official receptions organised in honour of Professor Amartya Sen during his first ...