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COVER STORY

16-07-1999

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Briefing

A WORSENING WAR

Indian troops make considerable progress in Kargil, but it seems improbable that the war will end even after the intruders are pushed off the ...

For a democratic debate

THE caretaker coalition government at the Centre has once again refused to take the Opposition into confidence on a major issue. At the ...

Missions and concerns

Diplomatic efforts to find a solution to the Kargil crisis enter a sensitive phase. GIBSON LANPHER had his day of fame on June 27 ...

Paradoxes in Pakistan

Differences between the Pakistani civilian and military leaderships constitute the biggest hurdle to finding an early solution to the Kargil ...

Paradoxes in Pakistan

Differences between the Pakistani civilian and military leaderships constitute the biggest hurdle to finding an early solution to the Kargil ...

Kargil and beyond

PRAKASH KARAT Cover Story
The strategic perception of the Vajpayee Government that the nuclear tests had made India a great power and the Lahore visit was a peace ...

THE MANY ROADS TO KARGIL

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
The Kargil crisis has multiple sources and roots; failure to comprehend the transformation of the Pakistan state has proved costly, and Pokhran ...

An incipient Third Force

The idea of a Third Force remains confined to the NCP and the Samajwadi Party and its fortunes seem to be an inverse function of the ...

Threat of submergence

A large number of tribal habitats in the Narmada Valley face submergence this monsoon, especially since the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam ...

A novel gesture

Other
ARUNDHATI ROY has donated the entire Booker prize money to the Narmada Bachao Andolan. She won the Booker Prize for her debut novel, The God of ...

Sonia and the Tigers

D.B.S. JEYARAJ World Affairs
Reports about a plot by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to target Sonia Gandhi create a flutter. THERE has lately been a lot ...

Skeletons in Chemmani

The recovery of two skeletons from the site of an alleged mass grave in Chemmani gives credibility to allegations that Sri Lanka army personnel ...

Pollock in perspective

A Jackson Pollock retrospective at the Tate Gallery in London occasions a reassessment of the Abstract Expressionist who is considered one of ...

Pollock, a portrait

WYOMING-BORN Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) enrolled at the Art Students League, New York, in 1930. His early work was influenced by the ...

Lessons from the Communist Manifesto

A World to Win: Essays on the Communist Manifesto; LeftWord Books, 1999; Pages viii+148, Rs. 50.

Political economy of reforms

The Political Economy of Development in India: Expanded Edition with an Epilogue on the Political Economy of Reform in India by Pranab ...

Probing military debacles

Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba, edited by Peter Kornbluh; The New Press, New York; pages 339, ...

'The idea of a nuclear deterrent is questionable'

Interview with Dr. Richard L. Garwin. Dr. Richard L. Garwin, an experimental physicist, has worked in the field of nuclear weapons since ...

Capabilities, freedom and human development

Other
Amartya Sen's human science of development: Part III Professor Amartya Sen is one of the world's most important and influential ...

Military gains and economic losses

An accelerated movement down the 'liberalisation' road India has traversed ever since Pokhran-II is likely to be the most significant economic ...

Kargil and beyond

PRAKASH KARAT Cover Story
The strategic perception of the Vajpayee Government that the nuclear tests had made India a great power and the Lahore visit was a peace ...

THE MANY ROADS TO KARGIL

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
The Kargil crisis has multiple sources and roots; failure to comprehend the transformation of the Pakistan state has proved costly, and Pokhran ...

Fighting Pakistan with a handicap

SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY Cover Story
A case for crossing the Line of Control. PAKISTAN has struck against India in Kashmir for the fourth time since 1947 - the first ...

Air power at work

NARENDRA GUPTA Cover Story
The Indian Air Force's planners and crews operating in Kargil are handling the special challenges of high-altitude air operations.

Signs of distress

BALRAJ PURI Cover Story
The lessons from Kargil show that the official policy on Jammu and Kashmir needs a thorough review. I TOLD Frontline correspondent ...

A question of credibility

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI JOURNALISTS who participated in the bus tour organised by the Army to Drass and Kargil on June 22 discovered little about ...

The other victims of Kargil

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
For the villagers along the line of fire, it is a summer of suffering. SIX weeks ago, the fields from Drass to Turtok were green ...

Political economy of reforms

The Political Economy of Development in India: Expanded Edition with an Epilogue on the Political Economy of Reform in India by Pranab ...

Probing military debacles

Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba, edited by Peter Kornbluh; The New Press, New York; pages 339, ...

Capabilities, freedom and human development

Other
Amartya Sen's human science of development: Part III Professor Amartya Sen is one of the world's most important and influential ...

LETTERS

Other
The bungle in Kargil Thank you for the lucid exposition of the catastrophic intelligence failure in Kargil ("The bungle in Kargil", July ...