COVER STORY

18-08-2000

Thackeray's Day Out

Briefing

LET OFF, FOR NOW

A Mumbai court terminates prosecution proceedings against Bal Thackeray for his inflammatory writings that preceded the Mumbai riots of ...

From the magistrate's order

Cover Story
Excerpts from Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate B.P. Kamble's order: IT was submitted on behalf of the State mainly that so far as ...

'We will move a higher court'

Cover Story
Interview with Chhagan Bhujbal. Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal is without dispute the man the Shiv Sena hates most. Over the last ...

A welter of evidence

Cover Story
How Thackeray & Co. figure in the Srikrishna Commission Report. PRAVEEN SWAMI SOME of the most damning evidence of Shiv Sena ...

What Saamna said

Cover Story
Saamna SHIV SENA supremo Bal Thackeray's articles in the party organ Saamna played a key role in inciting violence against Muslims during ...

Contradictions in an alliance

The Prime Minister's ability to manage the proprieties and demands of coalition politics has been put under severe strain in the course of the ...

The Jethmalani revolt

The resignation of Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani and his public airing of allegations lead to an unseemly spat involving high ...

The M.S. Shoes affair

The Nation
LYLA BAVADAM ON April 6, 1995, Pavan Sachdeva, chairman of M.S. Shoes East Ltd., was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ...

A terror of a Bill

Consensus eludes the draft bill on prevention of terrorism, recommended by the Law Commission of India. THE overall failure of the ...

'I would feel very unhappy if it is enacted'

Other
Interview with Justice J.S. Verma, NHRC Chairperson. Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma, the Chairperson of the National Human Rights ...

A ceasefire in Kashmir

For the moment, both India and the Hizbul Mujahideen have an interest in making sure it works, but the real dangers lie further in the future.

Of human bondage

The release of five Dalit bonded workers from a quarry in Mysore district has raised the question of the effectiveness of the state machinery ...

Complicit in crime

World Affairs
An independent committee appointed by the Organisation of African Unity indicts the United States, France and the United Nations, among others, ...

Endless embargo

World Affairs
A decade after the imposition of a sanctions regime, Iraq continues to be a victim of geopolitical manoeuvring and a scapegoat for the ...

LESSONS TO LEARN

Education
Ten years after 155 countries including India committed themselves to providing education for all by the year 2000, what is the reality on the ...

Was literacy a 'lollipop'?

Education
VASANTHA SURYA "PLEASE imagine what would happen if all the children in the country between six and fourteen years of age came to school? ...

A vision for India's schools

Education
To place the school at the very centre of society through community initiatives and involvement is the mission of Anil Sadgopal. VASANTHA ...

The perils of global finance

Other
C.T. KURIEN The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman; W.W. Norton, New York, 2000; pages xxii+176, $12.95 ...

Hindutva at play

Other
Arvind Rajagopal graduated from Madras University and from the School of Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1998, he ...

A people in peril

Public Health
High levels of Hepatitis B infection among sections of the already minuscule tribal population of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands raise medical ...

What Saamna said

Cover Story
Saamna SHIV SENA supremo Bal Thackeray's articles in the party organ Saamna played a key role in inciting violence against Muslims during ...

Contradictions in an alliance

The Prime Minister's ability to manage the proprieties and demands of coalition politics has been put under severe strain in the course of the ...

A vision for India's schools

Education
To place the school at the very centre of society through community initiatives and involvement is the mission of Anil Sadgopal. VASANTHA ...

A people in peril

Public Health
High levels of Hepatitis B infection among sections of the already minuscule tribal population of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands raise medical ...

SPORT AS APOCALYPSE

The Nation
Why global sport is in crisis today. MIKE MARQUSEE Though't be a sportful combat Yet in the trial much opinion dwells. - William ...

The perils of global finance

Other
C.T. KURIEN The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman; W.W. Norton, New York, 2000; pages xxii+176, $12.95 ...

Hindutva at play

Other
Arvind Rajagopal graduated from Madras University and from the School of Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1998, he ...

A great force for good

Other
In the midst of spiralling violence, Neelan Tiruchelvam held steadfast to the cardinal principle of his political faith - non-violence. He was ...

Post-Nandankanan dilemmas

Other
The Nandankanan tiger deaths highlight the need for a total reform of zoos in India and indeed a change in people's attitude to nature.

Missile defence or offence?

Other
This refers to your well-researched articles on the United States' National Missile Defence system (Cover Story: "Towards a new arms ...

Of judicial standards and media responsibility

Other
V.R. KRISHNA IYER SUSPICION is the upas tree under whose shade reason fails and justice dies, said Ingersoll. Some journalists who 'stoop ...

Veerappan's prize catch

The abduction of Kannada film star Rajkumar by Veerappan and his gang sends shock waves through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. THAT ...

The Tamil Nadu response

THE Tamil Nadu government decided to send an emissary to meet forest brigand Veerappan within hours after it received the news of the ...