COVER STORY

26-03-1999

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Briefing

A positive outlook

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Interview with Farooq Abdullah. Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah is perhaps the only important figure in Jammu and Kashmir who is not ...

Another season of massacres

Three massacres on the night of February 19 in the Jammu region could signify a renewed round of macabre killings similar to the ones that ...

The revival of communalism

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PRAVEEN SWAMI NADEEM KHATEEB'S family learned he was dead on February 27. "Your son and two other mujahideen have been martyred in ...

Extending terror

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Diaries seized from a senior Hizbul Mujahideen functionary's hideout point to a transformation in the Islamic far right's objectives: groups ...

Extending terror

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Diaries seized from a senior Hizbul Mujahideen functionary's hideout point to a transformation in the Islamic far right's objectives: groups ...

The Declaration and after

Any attempt by India or Pakistan to score political points has the potential to prevent forward movement in the talks between the two ...

Euphoria and reality

Other
After Lahore, India and Pakistan appear to have relapsed into antagonistic rhetoric. However, evidently, they are coordinating their responses ...

Unanswered questions

The heady euphoria triggered by the Lahore Declaration appears to have abated, and statements from India and Pakistan since then show up the ...

BUDGET BURDENS

JAYATI GHOSH Economy
Budget '99 is not a grandiose and flashy display, in the manner of some of its predecessors; yet, far from dealing with critical economic ...

The straitjacket of `liberalisation'

Economy
PRABHAT PATNAIK THE year 1975, which witnessed the most pronounced slump in the capitalist world since the Great Depression of the 1930s, ...

Short on all counts

Other
IN an economy characterised by high levels of concentration in ownership of all productive assets, and dominated by private and commercial ...

Beyond the sheen

Economy
The range of political reactions to the Budget sums up its features: a tentative effort to cope with a situation of gloom while striking a ...

The return of the RJD

The BJP-led Government is forced to revoke the unjust dismissal of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Government in Bihar. WHEN Union Home ...

Embarrassing failure

Other
VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN THE toughest task Governor Sunder Singh Bhandari had on hand during the brief spell of President's Rule in Bihar ...

ABOVE THE LAW?

Other
A decade after the Bombay High Court found Bal Thackeray guilty of serious election offences, and six months after the Union Law Ministry was, ...

A triumph for Gujarat

The Supreme Court passes an interim order enabling the Gujarat Government to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam; however, the State ...

The evolution of the NDA

The National Defence Academy celebrates its golden jubilee. A look at changing times at the premier joint Services training institution.

A contribution to Carnatic music

Other
LAKSHMI RAMAKRISHNAN The Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music by Ludwig Pesch; Oxford University Press; pages 376, price ...

Surgical achievements

Other
The Madras Medical Mission in Chennai puts to use two unique surgical techniques, one to reduce enlarged atria and replace the valves and the ...

A preferential pay package

The Nation
The Government's lopsided perception of what constitutes science and technology becomes evident in the disparity created in the pay structures ...

Extending terror

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Diaries seized from a senior Hizbul Mujahideen functionary's hideout point to a transformation in the Islamic far right's objectives: groups ...

The return of the RJD

The BJP-led Government is forced to revoke the unjust dismissal of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Government in Bihar. WHEN Union Home ...

Embarrassing failure

Other
VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN THE toughest task Governor Sunder Singh Bhandari had on hand during the brief spell of President's Rule in Bihar ...

ABOVE THE LAW?

Other
A decade after the Bombay High Court found Bal Thackeray guilty of serious election offences, and six months after the Union Law Ministry was, ...

A triumph for Gujarat

The Supreme Court passes an interim order enabling the Gujarat Government to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam; however, the State ...

A contribution to Carnatic music

Other
LAKSHMI RAMAKRISHNAN The Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music by Ludwig Pesch; Oxford University Press; pages 376, price ...

Surgical achievements

Other
The Madras Medical Mission in Chennai puts to use two unique surgical techniques, one to reduce enlarged atria and replace the valves and the ...

Issues of nuclear safety

Other
The safety status of nuclear energy installations in India is far below international standards, and in the absence of an independent ...

A matter of lifestyle

A U.S. cardiac surgeon, recently on a tour of India, generates interest with his theory that intensive changes in diet and lifestyle are more ...

'Changes in diet and lifestyle are medically effective'

Other
Interview with Dr. Dean Ornish. Dr. Dean Ornish's schedule in India bore few signs of the low-stress lifestyle he advocates. After a ...

A friend, philosopher and guru

Other
ASHA KRISHNAKUMAR AT least some of Dr. Dean Ornish's ideas in medicare are rooted in India. He was initiated into meditation, yoga and ...

President's Rule in Bihar

Other
Your superb editorial "Article 356 fraud-induced crisis" (March 12) has substantiated the allegation that the article was once again ...

The collapse of socialist economies

Other
Three scholars probe the reasons for the collapse, in an approach fundamentally different from the propagandist accounts of those who ...

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