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COVER STORY

18-02-2000

Strategic Equations

Briefing

Capitulation all the way

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SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN RATHER quietly and with deliberate intent to avoid public exposure, India concluded an agreement with the U.S. at ...

'U.S. will not abandon Pakistan'

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Prakash Karat, member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), is of the view that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led ...

For a new orientation

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Former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral feels that it is time a white paper was brought out on the ongoing "strategic discussions" between India and ...

'We must talk to Pakistan'a

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K. Natwar Singh, former diplomat and a member of the Congress(I) Working Committee, sees the current deterioration of relations with Pakistan ...

'We must talk to Pakistan'a

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K. Natwar Singh, former diplomat and a member of the Congress(I) Working Committee, sees the current deterioration of relations with Pakistan ...

A recognition of India's 'new status'

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Former diplomat N.N. Jha has since early 1998 been the convener of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He sees no ...

To counter a covert aggressor

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For reasons of strategic interests the U.S. may not declare Pakistan a state-sponsor of international terrorism, but that should not deter ...

Pressures on Pakistan

As Indian and U.S. concerns over "regional terrorism" converge, Pakistan feels the heat and faces isolation. PAKISTAN is finding ...

Renewed hostilities

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The fresh round of clashes along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir could snowball into a serious crisis and help Pakistan's calls for a ...

An offensive strategy

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The BJP-led Central Government's new 'offensive strategy' to engage terrorists in Kashmir would only jeopardise the internal security ...

Iron in the soul, decay in the brain

The Nation
P. SAINATH "It seems, in the social realm, some kind of a counter-revolution is taking place in India." "...as a society, we are ...

A presidential intervention

The Nation
President K.R. Narayanan's cautionary words on the proposal to review the Constitution put the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government on the ...

A wake-up call

President K.R. Narayanan's address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day makes a profound impact. THIS year's Republic Day ...

Republic Day honours

The Nation
V. VENKATESAN CIVILIAN awards bestowed by the government on eminent personalities on Republic Day every year are generally intended to ...

The clergy vs the SGPC

Other
War breaks out in the Sikh politico-religious establishment, with almost all Akali factions supporting the SGPC and the entire religious ...

In a quandary over clemency

With political parties in Tamil Nadu holding divergent views, the Karunanidhi Government is dithering on the clemency petitions of the four ...

Going for the Golan

It would appear that some headway has been made in the Israel-Syria talks on the Golan Heights, although a number of differences persist.

Jubilee hopes

World Affairs
Protests against the Confederate flag in South Carolina, which to many is a symbol of white supremacy, bring to the fore issues of racial ...

THE COST OF LIVING

The Nation
ARUNDHATI ROY FAME is a funny thing. Apart from my friends and family and of course some old enemies (what's life without a few old ...

The essential Gandhi on CD-ROM

Other
PARVATHI MENON CD-ROM on Mahatma Gandhi, produced for the Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of ...

A recognition of India's 'new status'

Cover Story
Former diplomat N.N. Jha has since early 1998 been the convener of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He sees no ...

To counter a covert aggressor

Cover Story
For reasons of strategic interests the U.S. may not declare Pakistan a state-sponsor of international terrorism, but that should not deter ...

Pressures on Pakistan

As Indian and U.S. concerns over "regional terrorism" converge, Pakistan feels the heat and faces isolation. PAKISTAN is finding ...

Renewed hostilities

Cover Story
The fresh round of clashes along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir could snowball into a serious crisis and help Pakistan's calls for a ...

An offensive strategy

Cover Story
The BJP-led Central Government's new 'offensive strategy' to engage terrorists in Kashmir would only jeopardise the internal security ...

Strategic Games

The United States' game plan in the current India-Pakistan context is to play the role of a mighty intervener and pressure India into signing ...

THE COST OF LIVING

The Nation
ARUNDHATI ROY FAME is a funny thing. Apart from my friends and family and of course some old enemies (what's life without a few old ...

The LTTE and suicide terrorism

The Nation
The suicide terrorism syndrome which has become acute in South Asia and West Asia in the past two decades has, however, not driven states most ...

Targets in India?

The Nation
ROHAN GUNARATNA THE security threat posed to India by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is on a par with the threat to the ...

Governing the airwaves

Other
Prasar Bharati and a road map to the future. S. KRISHNASWAMY SINCE we have lessons to learn from the past, let us briefly dwell on ...

Seattle and beyond

Other
Post-Seattle, only a coming together of developing countries on the basis of an agenda that will help protect their interests can hold out ...