COVER STORY

29-01-1999

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Briefing

AN UNJUST DISMISSAL

A communal and unsavoury combine has forced out of its way a Service Chief of uncompromisable integrity, independence and professionalism.

'The full facts of the affair are not known'

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Interview with Sharad Pawar. Sharad Pawar, Opposition Leader in the Lok Sabha and former Defence Minister, figured prominently in the ...

A mediatory role

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Congress(I) leader of the Opposition and former Defence Minister Sharad Pawar's letter, dated September 9, 1998, to Prime Minister Vajpayee and ...

Navy, nation and national security

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The dismissal of Admiral Bhagwat has brought into focus fundamental questions of unequal power relations, weak structures and unprofessional ...

Navy, nation and national security

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The dismissal of Admiral Bhagwat has brought into focus fundamental questions of unequal power relations, weak structures and unprofessional ...

A systemic failure

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The circumstances surrounding the dismissal seem to point to a breakdown in the normal functioning of the relationship between the Service ...

Two sensitive appointments

The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate get new Directors. The dismissal of the Chief of the Naval ...

Legislative quandaries

The BJP-led coalition Government's decision to renew three ordinances by fresh promulgation represents a conspicuous failure of strategy and ...

Spreading its wings

Politics
The Shiv Sena's latest act of vandalism in Delhi signals its aggressive plans to feed off alienated far-right elements in the BJP in order to ...

The fatal lure of the West

Despite the tragedy in the Ionian Sea two year ago, the residents of the Doaba region in Punjab continue to try any means to secure jobs ...

A tale of two ATRs

The existence of two Action Taken Reports on the Justice S.S. Dani Commission of Inquiry Report on the death of 104 members of the Gowari tribe ...

Long-distance murder

World Affairs
MANI SHANKAR AIYAR IF Clinton had restrained himself from touching Lewinsky's breasts, half a dozen Pakistanis, scores of Afghans and ...

Talking to the Tigers

World Affairs
LTTE leader V. Prabakaran has said that his organisation is ready for talks with the Sri Lankan Government, with third-party mediation.

A revolution lives on

World Affairs
Led by Fidel Castro, Cuba celebrates 40 years of its revolution. JOHN CHERIAN IT has been a triumph in the face of overwhelming ...

A landmark proposal

Kerala is gearing up to repeat the success of its land reform movement in the fisheries sector, but the challenges ahead of the process are not ...

A limited perspective

Other
R. RAMACHANDRAN Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam with Arun Tiwari; Universities Press (India) Ltd, Hyderabad, 1999; ...

To own the weather

Other
The U.S. has covertly pursued a military operation, launched during the Vietnam War, to acquire weather modification technology for possible ...

A Congress low on science

The 86th Science Congress in Chennai does not appear to have succeeded in arriving at a set of priorities and directions to prepare the country ...

Solidarity for secularism

On the occasion of Safdar Hashmi's tenth death anniversary, scholars, artists, activists and workers come together at two venues in Delhi to ...

Attack on Iraq

Other
Imperialism bends the rules to suit its needs (January 15). The United States and the United Kingdom did not have the United Nations' approval ...

A systemic failure

Cover Story
The circumstances surrounding the dismissal seem to point to a breakdown in the normal functioning of the relationship between the Service ...

Playing with fire

Cover Story
The dismissal of Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat has seriously, irreparably eroded the Union Government's credibility; worse, it signifies a deepening ...

Concern over the dismissal

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The dismissal has triggered widespread indignation in the armed forces and there is apprehension that it may affect morale in the Services.

'There is no basis at all for the dismissal'

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Interview with Niloufer Bhagwat. Niloufer Bhagwat, wife of Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat, is a leading constitutional lawyer. In a lengthy ...

A limited perspective

Other
R. RAMACHANDRAN Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam with Arun Tiwari; Universities Press (India) Ltd, Hyderabad, 1999; ...

To own the weather

Other
The U.S. has covertly pursued a military operation, launched during the Vietnam War, to acquire weather modification technology for possible ...

A Congress low on science

The 86th Science Congress in Chennai does not appear to have succeeded in arriving at a set of priorities and directions to prepare the country ...

Attack on Iraq

Other
Imperialism bends the rules to suit its needs (January 15). The United States and the United Kingdom did not have the United Nations' approval ...

A lasting impression

Amartya Sen's engagements in Delhi were constantly underpinned by a genuine and captivating aura of humility and accessibility.

Trade and friendship

Other
JOHN CHERIAN THE signing of the free trade agreement between India and Sri Lanka was the focus of the four-day state visit of President ...

Towards freer trade

The signing of the free trade agreement by India and Sri Lanka takes South Asia one step closer to the goal of a free trade area.