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COVER STORY

12-02-1999

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Briefing

UNDERMINING INDIA

Cover Story
The campaign of hate, intimidation and violence by the Sangh Parivar that escalated with the assumption of power by the Bharatiya Janata Party ...

An outrage in Orissa

Cover Story
VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN THE hate campaign waged against Christians by the proponents of Hindutva acquired a monstrous edge when an ...

Battle for Hindutva turf

SHIV SENA supremo Bal Thackeray's announcement on January 21 of a cessation of the organisation's programme of agitation against the ...

A catalogue of crimes

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI AFTER shaming India with the demolition of the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its patron ...

The politics of hate

Cover Story
The politics of hate pursued by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is aimed at undoing the traditions of secularism, democracy and socialism that ...

Towards a Hindu nation

Cover Story
As the fascist agenda of the Parivar unfolds, it is clear that what is at stake is not religion, but political power. K.N. PANIKKAR ...

Warranted intervention, phoney controversy

The Nation
A working President's notings on the judicial appointments file, which essentially represented a discourse between the President and the Prime ...

Behind the leak

The Nation
V.K. MADHAVAN KUTTY REFERRING to a note made on a land reform bill pertaining to Bihar on which President Rajendra Prasad had some ...

Bharat Ratna for Amartya Sen

Other
The country's highest civilian honour is a tribute to Amartya Sen's distinguished scholarship and to the impact of his work, with its energetic ...

A beleaguered force

Members of the Jammu and Kashmir Ikhwan, the counter-terrorist militia, have become targets of terrorism and political hostility and victims of ...

The protected people

Other
PRAVEEN SWAMI THE guidelines on protection issued by the Jammu and Kashmir Government late last year seem to be based on the premise that ...

A tragedy at Sabarimala

The death of 53 persons in a stampede in Sabarimala raises questions of safety at the pilgrim centre in Kerala which attracts millions of ...

The return of the exile

Other
Varadaraja Perumal returns to Sri Lanka from India. Will he be able to bring about a qualitative change in Sri Lanka's Tamil Politics? D.

The singing apes

Other
The world of the hoolock gibbons in the Borajan reserve forest in Assam is dying, thanks to illegal tree-felling. KASHMIRA KAKATI ...

Persevering vision of another era

Art
The art that emerged with the collapse of the world empires, such as German radical art of the Weimar Republic of the 1920s, bore the stamp of ...

Images of compassion

Other
MARIA COUTO Mother Teresa of Calcutta by Sunita Kumar; Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1998; pages 120, pound 14.99. WHAT is it ...

'I give you my book in memory of Velutha'

Other
This is the English original of Arundhati Roy's translated Malayalam address to the Dalit Sahitya Akademi at Kozhikode on January 15, 1999: ...

In solidarity

Novelist Arundhati Roy expresses solidarity with the cause of Dalits and Dalit literature. ON a visit to Kerala, where The God of ...

Every child's right

Other
JEAN DREZE "Prarambhik shiksha: har bacche ka adhikar" (elementary education: every child's right) was the overarching slogan of the ...

For basic education to all

Other
A significant public hearing in New Delhi focusses on the fundamental right of all to elementary education. JEAN DREZE "I was in ...

The politics of hate

Cover Story
The politics of hate pursued by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is aimed at undoing the traditions of secularism, democracy and socialism that ...

Towards a Hindu nation

Cover Story
As the fascist agenda of the Parivar unfolds, it is clear that what is at stake is not religion, but political power. K.N. PANIKKAR ...

How the sanctions bite

Is India adequately prepared to extricate itself from the tangled skein of U.S.-imposed sanctions? AS part of the sanctions ...

Challenging the Entity List

The Nation
QUESTIONING the lawfulness of the expanded Entity List (EL) and the appropriateness of its application, a company named in the EL has lodged a ...

The return of the exile

Other
Varadaraja Perumal returns to Sri Lanka from India. Will he be able to bring about a qualitative change in Sri Lanka's Tamil Politics? D.

The singing apes

Other
The world of the hoolock gibbons in the Borajan reserve forest in Assam is dying, thanks to illegal tree-felling. KASHMIRA KAKATI ...

Images of compassion

Other
MARIA COUTO Mother Teresa of Calcutta by Sunita Kumar; Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1998; pages 120, pound 14.99. WHAT is it ...

'I give you my book in memory of Velutha'

Other
This is the English original of Arundhati Roy's translated Malayalam address to the Dalit Sahitya Akademi at Kozhikode on January 15, 1999: ...

In solidarity

Novelist Arundhati Roy expresses solidarity with the cause of Dalits and Dalit literature. ON a visit to Kerala, where The God of ...

Every child's right

Other
JEAN DREZE "Prarambhik shiksha: har bacche ka adhikar" (elementary education: every child's right) was the overarching slogan of the ...

For basic education to all

Other
A significant public hearing in New Delhi focusses on the fundamental right of all to elementary education. JEAN DREZE "I was in ...

LETTERS

Allow me to congratulate your team on the comprehensive, well-balanced Cover Story "" (Frontline, January 29). However, I feel that the ...

A scientific conundrum

Other
The controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms gathers momentum. ASHA KRISHNAKUMAR NO other scientific controversy in ...

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