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COVER STORY

13-10-2000

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Briefing

Contours of militancy

Cover Story
Armed militancy raised its head in a major way in Kashmir over a decade ago. Senior lawyer and political analyst A.G. NOORANI makes an ...

HORSEPLAY IN HARAPPA

Cover Story
The Indus Valley Decipherment Hoax MICHAEL WITZEL, a Harvard University Indologist, and STEVE FARMER, a comparative historian, report on ...

The direction of Harappan writing

IN their attempts to "force fit" Harappan script into Sanskrit moulds, Rajaram and his collaborator ignore many known facts about ...

Hindutva and history

ROMILA THAPAR Cover Story
Why do Hindutva ideologues keep flogging a dead horse? Frontline "THE Aryans" became a historical category in the late ...

An opportunity lost

The opposition parties criticise the Prime Minister for going overboard on issues of national importance and have started asking him probing ...

With renewed resolve

Chief Minister Jyoti Basu removes all uncertainty about his continuance in the leadership of the Left Front in West Bengal and warns the Centre ...

The Bengal battle

The Nation
The National Democratic Alliance stops with offering just symbolic support to the Trinamul Congress in its tussle with the Left Front ...

Fact and fiction on Point 5353

PRAVEEN SWAMI The Nation
The defence establishment's response to the controversy over Point 5353 plumbs new depths. IN August, news broke that Pakistan ...

The poor as a problem

The Maharashtra government's new population control project, which seeks to deprive the violators of the two-child family norm of the benefits ...

Globalisation: a society of aliens?

AIJAZ AHMAD The Nation
A Reflection on Our Times - V 'GLOBALISATION' is only a word, in some key respects a misleading word. We could simply say ...

A new government in Mauritius

JOHN CHERIAN World Affairs
The Opposition alliance of the Mouvement of Socialiste Mauricien and the Mouvement Militant Mauricien registers a landslide victory in the ...

'Big brother' surveillance

GLYN FORD World Affairs
The European Parliament sets up a committee to investigate the activities of Echelon, a spy network engaged in intercepting international ...

A long way to go

NITYA RAO Education
What prevents India from reaching the goal of Education for All? A report prepared by the government in line with a global initiative launched ...

Contours of militancy

Cover Story
Armed militancy raised its head in a major way in Kashmir over a decade ago. Senior lawyer and political analyst A.G. NOORANI makes an ...

A regime of restrictions

The outcome of the Senate vote on the Hatch Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on the number of H-1B visas for professionals issued by the U.S.

Wasted food, wasted opportunities

Columns
The procurement of foodgrains and, consequently, the quantum of stocks with the government, have risen beyond desired levels even as offtake ...

Saving a valuable collection

V. SRIDHAR The Nation
In a unique conservation effort, the Sundarayya Vignana Kendram in Hyderabad salvages thousands of historical writings that were damaged in the ...

The making of the rare library

V. SRIDHAR The Nation
THE Sundarayya Vignana Kendram (SVK) was established in 1988 in memory of P. Sundarayya, the Communist stalwart and popular hero of the ...

A pioneering leader

D.B.S. JEYARAJ Obituary
M.H.M. Ashraff, 1948-2000. THE tragedy of September 16 involving an MI-17 helicopter of the Sri Lanka Air Force above the Urakanda ...

A school's century

The Kodaikanal International School, which has a cosmopolitan student population, begins its centennial celebrations. ON August ...

With renewed resolve

Chief Minister Jyoti Basu removes all uncertainty about his continuance in the leadership of the Left Front in West Bengal and warns the Centre ...

The Bengal battle

The Nation
The National Democratic Alliance stops with offering just symbolic support to the Trinamul Congress in its tussle with the Left Front ...

Fact and fiction on Point 5353

PRAVEEN SWAMI The Nation
The defence establishment's response to the controversy over Point 5353 plumbs new depths. IN August, news broke that Pakistan ...

A regime of restrictions

The outcome of the Senate vote on the Hatch Bill, which seeks to raise the cap on the number of H-1B visas for professionals issued by the U.S.

A pioneering leader

D.B.S. JEYARAJ Obituary
M.H.M. Ashraff, 1948-2000. THE tragedy of September 16 involving an MI-17 helicopter of the Sri Lanka Air Force above the Urakanda ...

A school's century

The Kodaikanal International School, which has a cosmopolitan student population, begins its centennial celebrations. ON August ...

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