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COVER STORY

26-05-2000

Advantage Tigers

Briefing

ADVANTAGE LTTE

The military gains made by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in recent weeks have taken it within striking distance of Jaffna. As a ...

The taking of Elephant Pass

Cover Story
For the first time in the history of the 'Tamil Eelam war', the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has seized control of Elephant Pass, the ...

India's policy dilemma

India has difficult choices ahead. IN the first week of May, with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) advancing towards ...

Against assistance

Cover Story
T.S. SUBRAMANIAN INDIA should not send troops or arms to the Jaffna peninsula to help the beleaguered soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army - ...

India's goals and strategies

Education
In an interview to Nitya Rao, M.K.Kaw, Secretary, Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, who led the Indian delegation to Dakar, ...

Of HIV and hope

Public Health
Adopting a policy of openness and transparency, Uganda fights a determined battle against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. RASHEEDA BHAGAT ...

A crop holiday for tobacco

Economy
Will the break in cultivation announced by the Tobacco Board with the support of the growers stabilise the demand and supply situation? ...

The Finance Minister and the Sensex

Other
Looking at the modifications to the Budget proposals that Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha has refused to make and those he has made, it is ...

Two years after the historic folly

Columns
With India-Pakistan relations plummeting to their worst-ever peacetime low, and with growing waywardness of their societies and politics, ...

Getting to know you

Columns
The Internet, privacy and the implications of surveillance. THROUGHOUT history, knowledge has meant ...

Cricket affairs

Other
The Cover Story ("The rot in cricket," May 12) shows why cricket lovers the world over are disappointed and have no faith in or love for ...

Gujarat's thirst

Distress migration of people and large-scale death of livestock have peaked. And this time the urban segments are as badly hit as the rural ...

Rajasthan's tragedy

Environment
The drought that continues for the third successive year has created near-famine conditions in the State. T.K. RAJALAKSHMI recently in ...

Parched lands

Environment
As lakes go dry and the groundwater level drops, 26 Rajasthan districts face an acute drinking water crisis. SUNNY SEBASTIAN THERE ...

Drought and delayed relief

Almost a third of Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of a drought as a result of the failure of the monsoon and the failure of the State Government ...

The cotton farmers' plight

Environment
PARVATHI MENON "Pesticides have become the curd rice of the peasantry..." - from a contemporary Telugu ballad. A DAY after a ...

ADVANTAGE LTTE

The military gains made by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in recent weeks have taken it within striking distance of Jaffna. As a ...

The Sri Lankan Crisis and India's Dilemma

Other
THERE can be little doubt that the military and political crisis in Sri Lanka has entered a critical stage. With the string of victories it has ...

The taking of Elephant Pass

Cover Story
For the first time in the history of the 'Tamil Eelam war', the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has seized control of Elephant Pass, the ...

India's policy dilemma

India has difficult choices ahead. IN the first week of May, with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) advancing towards ...

Dangerous portents

Cover Story
India has only limited options in Sri Lanka, but it can work as an impartial mediator to bring about peace. Only that would serve India's ...

The two realities

Cover Story
With the fall of Elephant Pass and with Jaffna threatened, there has got to be a paradigm shift for an end to the war. JEHAN PERERA ...

The Finance Minister and the Sensex

Other
Looking at the modifications to the Budget proposals that Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha has refused to make and those he has made, it is ...

Cricket affairs

Other
The Cover Story ("The rot in cricket," May 12) shows why cricket lovers the world over are disappointed and have no faith in or love for ...

Drought and delayed relief

Almost a third of Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of a drought as a result of the failure of the monsoon and the failure of the State Government ...

The cotton farmers' plight

Environment
PARVATHI MENON "Pesticides have become the curd rice of the peasantry..." - from a contemporary Telugu ballad. A DAY after a ...