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COVER STORY

01-09-2000

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Briefing

TERROR UNLIMITED

Contrary to the general perception, and despite the government's flawed and hasty management of the process, the brief dialogue with the Hizbul ...

Turning the snow red

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI ON the morning of August 4, Alamgari bazaar, Srinagar's largest labour mandi (market), was packed with the desperate poor ...

Cautious moves

The message from the U.S. was that Musharraf should rein in the terrorists and India and Pakistan should sit down for talks, but it was ...

The Tanzeems and their leaders

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI Hizbul Mujahideen IN November 1989, when efforts to win over the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) to its ...

To give peace a chance

Columns
The collapse of the ceasefire does not warrant the cynical conclusions that the Home Minister has drawn; New Delhi must persist with the ...

A Congressman from another age

Obituary
S. Nijalingappa, 1902-2000. SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN RAVI SHARMA SIDDAVANAHALLI NIJALINGAPPA, elder statesman, Gandhian, freedom ...

Colourful cricketer

Obituary
Lala Amarnath, 1911-2000. S. THYAGARAJAN AN epoch in Indian cricket ended on August 5 with the death of Lala Amarnath. He was 88.

The Sardar of Urdu literature

Obituary
Ali Sardar Jafri, 1913-2000. KULDEEP KUMAR IT was perhaps in the early 1970s that I first heard Ali Sardar Jafri at a mushaira ...

Devolution dilemmas

Economy
A critique of the Eleventh Finance Commission's recommendations. ARUN GHOSH ONE must, to begin with, sympathise with the Eleventh ...

Back to the freezer

By not putting the Constitution of the Republic of Sri Lanka Bill to vote, President Chandrika Kumaratunga has possibly saved the new ...

Exit, an elder stateswoman

World Affairs
Sirima Bandaranaike, who relinquished the prime ministership of Sri Lanka on August 10, has a remarkable record in political life. D.B.S.

WAITING FOR RAJKUMAR

The Nation
A fortnight after Veerappan took Kannada matinee idol Rajkumar hostage, the brigand continues to hold two States to ransom. At the same time, ...

The extremist connection

The Nation
On the ultra-Left outfits now believed to have established links with Veerappan. T.S. SUBRAMANIAN THE abduction of Rajkumar has ...

A brigand changes his colours

The Nation
From demands that spelled self-aggrandisement to those that carry the false aura of a defender and champion of Tamil nationalism and all that, ...

KARGIL QUESTIONS

Vijay Diwas and all that notwithstanding, Pakistan still occupies a key Drass feature. All is not well in Kargil. PAKISTAN ...

TERROR UNLIMITED

Contrary to the general perception, and despite the government's flawed and hasty management of the process, the brief dialogue with the Hizbul ...

Turning the snow red

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI ON the morning of August 4, Alamgari bazaar, Srinagar's largest labour mandi (market), was packed with the desperate poor ...

Cautious moves

The message from the U.S. was that Musharraf should rein in the terrorists and India and Pakistan should sit down for talks, but it was ...

The Tanzeems and their leaders

Cover Story
PRAVEEN SWAMI Hizbul Mujahideen IN November 1989, when efforts to win over the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) to its ...

A considered strategy

The Hizbul's offer of ceasefire came as part of a well coordinated move, but the Musharraf government had to back out on its support because it ...

A considered strategy

The Hizbul's offer of ceasefire came as part of a well coordinated move, but the Musharraf government had to back out on its support because it ...

Divergent stands

Cover Story
The responses to the developments on the Kashmir front indicate a lack of coordination within the government and among the Opposition parties.

A report on Kashmir

Cover Story
Political analyst and senior lawyer A.G. NOORANI provides a range of perspectives on and an assessment of the complicated situation in the ...

Hurriyat Conference leaders speak

Cover Story
As on a previous visit when identical questions were put to the Hurriyat leaders (vide the writer's "A cry for justice"; Frontline; June 2, ...

The mediator's views

Cover Story
Fazlul Huq Qureshi, a former civil servant, is universally respected for his integrity. He joined the militant Al-Fatah 30 years ago. In 1974, ...

A voice of sanity

Cover Story
Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, State secretary, CPI(M). I do not agree with the Government of India's position that the situation in Kashmir ...

Storm in tea country

The small tea growers of the Nilgiris, who have borne the brunt of the prolonged downturn in leaf prices, launch a strong agitation demanding a ...

Gardens in distress

The Nation
V. SRIDHAR THE scale and intensity of the popular agitation for a fair price for tea is perhaps unprecedented in the history of the ...

Questions of survival

The Nation
V. SRIDHAR ALTHOUGH tea was introduced to the Nilgiris by British planters in the mid-19th century, it was not until the 1970s and 1980s ...

An archive for Tamil studies

The Nation
At the Roja Muthiah Research Library in Chennai, the private hoard of an unconventional collector of printed material of all sorts forms the ...

A fruitful decade

The Nation
The 10-year-old M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation has made remarkable progress in taking the results of research to the poor with a view to ...

'We are pioneers in participatory research'

The Nation
Interview with Dr. M.S. Swaminathan. Seven years ago, sitting in the same room - although the building had not yet been completed - he ...

Colonialism, Fascism and 'Uncle Shylock'

The Nation
A Reflection on Our Times - IV AIJAZ AHMAD PREVIOUS instalments of this series of essays argued that struggles for socialism, ...

Reform by stealth?

Other
C.T. KURIEN Democratic Politics and Economic Reform in India by Rob Jenkins; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999; pages x+250, ...

Renewing development and deepening democracy

Other
JOHN HARRISS Local Democracy and Development: People's Campaign for Decentralized Planning in Kerala by T.M. Thomas Isaac, with Richard ...

A Congressman from another age

Obituary
S. Nijalingappa, 1902-2000. SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN RAVI SHARMA SIDDAVANAHALLI NIJALINGAPPA, elder statesman, Gandhian, freedom ...

Colourful cricketer

Obituary
Lala Amarnath, 1911-2000. S. THYAGARAJAN AN epoch in Indian cricket ended on August 5 with the death of Lala Amarnath. He was 88.

The Sardar of Urdu literature

Obituary
Ali Sardar Jafri, 1913-2000. KULDEEP KUMAR IT was perhaps in the early 1970s that I first heard Ali Sardar Jafri at a mushaira ...

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