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COVER STORY

04-02-2000

Kashmir after Kandahar

Briefing

KASHMIR AFTER KANDAHAR

Cover Story
Investigations following the arrest in Mumbai of Harkat-ul-Ansar operatives who provided the infrastructure for the hijacking of the Indian ...

Battle lines in Kashmir

Cover Story
The government's war against terrorism and parallel efforts to buy peace spell skewed priorities. PRAVEEN SWAMI EARLY in the autumn ...

Remains of another day

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI NO one yet knows what the family of Paul Wells, when they bury his remains, will think of the hostages-for-terrorists swap ...

Terror links

Post-Kandahar, the role of jehadi groups that use Afghanistan and Pakistan as a base to launch terrorist attacks in Kashmir is once again under ...

Megaphone diplomacy

The Indian Government has failed to convince other countries about the veracity of the evidence it has presented to establish Pakistan's ...

A tale of shattered credibility

Cover Story
How the Government emerged from the crisis with its incompetence exposed and its credibility in the mud. A. G. NOORANI IN Kargil, ...

Alienation and the revival of militancy

Cover Story
Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir is sustained in some measure by a sense of alienation among the people of the State and the absence of ...

For a new sales tax regime

The introduction of standardised rates for sales tax across the country is expected to end the diversion of trade from one State to another, ...

A committee and some questions

The Nation
A first-person account with regard to the Kargil Review Committee Report and its implications. PRAVEEN SWAMI THE most significant ...

Going by the book

Other
The RJD Government's ready compliance with the Election Commission's request to put off the presentation of the budget during the run-up to ...

On the Janmabhoomi roller coaster

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu moves ahead with the ambitious Janmabhoomi scheme amid protests by students, naxalites and ...

Demographic danger signals

Social Issues
Female foeticide is being widely practised in many Indian States, with modern technological tools being used to determine the sex of the ...

Enlarging the concept of development

Other
C.T. KURIEN Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen, Alfred A.Knopf, New York, 1999, pages 366; also Oxford University Press; Rs.545.

A rare thinker

Other
A. G. NOORANI PERSONS qualified in the intellectual discipline in which Amartya Sen won rich fame have reviewed Development as Freedom ...

A dam and some questions

The sustained popular opposition to the Maheshwar dam, one of 30 large dams being built across the Narmada, raises fundamental questions about ...

The RSS game plan

Other
A disillusioned and dispirited RSS has set the ball rolling for mid-term general elections in which it hopes that the BJP will gain an absolute ...

Towards a progressive educational agenda

Other
The Tenth All India Conference of the Students' Federation of India in Chennai spotlights major issues of concern for the student community and ...

Sri Lanka at a turning point?

Columns
Traumatic recent events in the island unfold a new crisis which the political system might find it impossible to tackle given the dangerously ...

The many uses of jazz

Columns
A film which celebrates the "discovery" of Cuban jazz musicians by an American musician, also ends up unabashedly promoting the United States ...

Assessing the 'Millennium Merger'

Other
The AOL-Time Warner deal proves that in a world ruled by finance, it is speculative stock value rather than real assets which is being treated ...

Megaphone diplomacy

The Indian Government has failed to convince other countries about the veracity of the evidence it has presented to establish Pakistan's ...

A tale of shattered credibility

Cover Story
How the Government emerged from the crisis with its incompetence exposed and its credibility in the mud. A. G. NOORANI IN Kargil, ...

Alienation and the revival of militancy

Cover Story
Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir is sustained in some measure by a sense of alienation among the people of the State and the absence of ...

Enlarging the concept of development

Other
C.T. KURIEN Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen, Alfred A.Knopf, New York, 1999, pages 366; also Oxford University Press; Rs.545.

A rare thinker

Other
A. G. NOORANI PERSONS qualified in the intellectual discipline in which Amartya Sen won rich fame have reviewed Development as Freedom ...

A dam and some questions

The sustained popular opposition to the Maheshwar dam, one of 30 large dams being built across the Narmada, raises fundamental questions about ...

The RSS game plan

Other
A disillusioned and dispirited RSS has set the ball rolling for mid-term general elections in which it hopes that the BJP will gain an absolute ...

Towards a progressive educational agenda

Other
The Tenth All India Conference of the Students' Federation of India in Chennai spotlights major issues of concern for the student community and ...

Assessing the 'Millennium Merger'

Other
The AOL-Time Warner deal proves that in a world ruled by finance, it is speculative stock value rather than real assets which is being treated ...

Scholarship and activism

Obituary
Ali Mian, 1914-1999. MUSHIRUL HASAN ONCE upon a time Lucknow was the home of many leading educational institutions. In the early ...

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