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COVER STORY

13-08-1999

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Briefing

Big business and elections

Cover Story
A decade and more of economic liberalisation has unshackled Indian business from the compulsions of the licence-quota regime, but big business ...

'There is a political consensus on economic issues'

Cover Story
A captain of Indian industry, Rahul Bajaj is president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is the chairman and managing director ...

Chequered relations

Over the years the relationship between India's industry and political parties has undergone several transformations, and the objectives of ...

'The playing field favours foreign companies'

Cover Story
In an interview to Suhrid Sankar Chattopadhyay in Calcutta, Rajive Kaul, chairman and managing director, Nicco Group, and former president of ...

'Stability is essential for the economy'

Cover Story
Gaurav Swarup is deputy managing director of Paharpur Cooling Towers Ltd, a Rs.165-crore turnover company involved in the manufacture of ...

'Most business donations come without strings'

Other
Among political leaders, former Congress(I) president Sitaram Kesri is eminently well qualified to talk about the relationship between ...

Friends of the BJP

C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR Cover Story
The BJP has managed to win all segments of big business with an interest in India, and this is bound to fill its campaign coffers further.

Pre-planned and politically motivated'

PUTHIYA THAMIZHAGAM president Dr. K. Krishnaswamy described the police action in Tirunelveli on July 23 as "pre-planned and politically ...

THE TIRUNELVELI MASSACRE

The Nation
Brutal police action on a procession taken out in support of agitating tea estate workers claims 17 lives in southern Tamil Nadu. S.

Now, the cover-up

The Army and the political leadership have begun to deploy formidable alibis to repulse criticism of the initial failures in the Kargil ...

Other engagements

A RELIGIOUS festival planned by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and organised by the security establishment? A regiment of Tibetan ...

Massacres and cold facts

While the sharpening of the communal divide has been the thrust of the terrorist massacres this summer in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP-led ...

The split and the wait

Politics
The Janata Dal splits once again, this time over the issue of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance. However, the ...

The fallout in Karnataka

THE announcement by J.H. Patel, the Chief Minister of the only Janata Dal-led State Government in the country, that his party would ...

'It was a well-planned conspiracy'

Politics
Interview with H.D. Deve Gowda. Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, who has been made president of one of the Janata Dal groups ...

Kaiga on course

The second unit of the Kaiga Atomic Power Project attains criticality in August. THE rain had stopped and there was a nip in the ...

Safety first

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN The Nation
AT the Kaiga Atomic Power Project, the watchword is safety. All activities are geared towards ensuring the safety of the reactor. "If ...

A lifetime for Carnatic music

Music
Interview with D.K. Pattammal. She is a traditionalist but not one who has been bound by it. Not in her life nor in her music. Damal ...

Triumph of the heart

A six-year-old Pakistani girl receives a new lease of life after a complex surgery at the Madras Medical Mission in Chennai.

Understanding Tyagaraja

An interesting controversy in the columns of Sruti, a magazine devoted to classical music and dance, focusses on the real musical achievement ...

'Stability is essential for the economy'

Cover Story
Gaurav Swarup is deputy managing director of Paharpur Cooling Towers Ltd, a Rs.165-crore turnover company involved in the manufacture of ...

Friends of the BJP

C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR Cover Story
The BJP has managed to win all segments of big business with an interest in India, and this is bound to fill its campaign coffers further.

Massacres and cold facts

While the sharpening of the communal divide has been the thrust of the terrorist massacres this summer in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP-led ...

Kaiga on course

The second unit of the Kaiga Atomic Power Project attains criticality in August. THE rain had stopped and there was a nip in the ...

Safety first

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN The Nation
AT the Kaiga Atomic Power Project, the watchword is safety. All activities are geared towards ensuring the safety of the reactor. "If ...

From failure to success

FOR Murali Nair, the cinematic journey that culminated in Cannes this year with the award of the Golden Camera for his 57-minute ...

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