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COVER STORY

27-10-2000

Strategic Partner

Briefing

A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

India and Russia consolidate their friendship further, with the two countries signing a Declaration of Strategic Partnership and other ...

The defence deals

A HIGHLIGHT of Putin's visit was the signing of the four crucial defence agreements between India and Russia. The agreements, which have ...

Friendship and honour

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
THE last important event on President Vladimir Putin's schedule in New Delhi was the presentation of the Russian State Award, the ...

The Pakistan card

ISLAMABAD had toed the American line for as long as anyone could remember. And it seemed appropriate as the Soviets definitely were on ...

The Pakistan card

ISLAMABAD had toed the American line for as long as anyone could remember. And it seemed appropriate as the Soviets definitely were on ...

A defining moment

ANURADHA M. CHENOY Cover Story
The Putin visit opens a new era of strategic partnership, which is logical and necessary in an increasingly multi-polar world.

Koodankulam calling

A delegation of Russian officials and nuclear scientists visits the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station, signalling Russia's eagerness to continue ...

Reviving economic interests

GULSHAN SACHDEVA Cover Story
Vladimir Putin's visit provided the opportunity for India to create effective bilateral and trade relations even under the transformed market ...

The game of numbers

A larger political battle is being fought, on expressly communal lines, over the 2001 Census in Jammu and Kashmir, as the elites engage in a ...

The two wars in Jammu

Communal conflagrations make matters worse for the residents of Rajouri and Poonch, who are already waging a bitter war against terrorism.

A crumbling sanctions regime

SUKUMAR MURALIDHARAN World Affairs
The sanctions regime against Iraq suffers a setback as several nations, including Russia and France, send medical teams and humanitarian ...

Engaging China

VIJAY PRASHAD World Affairs
In the Wen Ho Lee scandal, the United States yet again plays out its peculiar relationship of "containment" and "engagement" with China, ...

Lies and war histories

A post-script on the Hamoodur Rahman Report. AS exercises in democratic accountability, inquiries into military lapses and ...

A tribute to Irfan Habib

The Making of History: Essays presented to Irfan Habib edited by K. N. Panikkar, Terence J. Byres and Utsa Patnaik; Tulika; pages 678, ...

Analysing China's performance

Economics Blue Book of the People's Republic of China, 1999: Analysis and Forecast, Edited by Sun Wenbin, Michelle H.W. Fong, Geof Wade; ...

Human health and patent law

The deleteriousness of TRIPS, in relation to health and social justice, cannot be wished away by Parliament since Right to Life, a basic ...

Out of bounds

R. RAMACHANDRAN The Nation
Security-related restrictions on geographic data are a necessity, but it is not clear whether there is a one-to-one correspondence between the ...

Dealing with epilepsy

An international workshop on epilepsy in Chennai calls for evolving simple standardised treatment models that are accessible to all patients.

Detection and treatment

Dr. John S. Duncan is Professor of Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology and Medical Director, National Society for Epilepsy, United ...

Overcoming the barriers

EPILEPSY as a social problem is of a much greater magnitude than the medical problems it poses. Compared to diseases such as malaria, ...

A defining moment

ANURADHA M. CHENOY Cover Story
The Putin visit opens a new era of strategic partnership, which is logical and necessary in an increasingly multi-polar world.

Koodankulam calling

A delegation of Russian officials and nuclear scientists visits the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station, signalling Russia's eagerness to continue ...

Reviving economic interests

GULSHAN SACHDEVA Cover Story
Vladimir Putin's visit provided the opportunity for India to create effective bilateral and trade relations even under the transformed market ...

Analysing China's performance

Economics Blue Book of the People's Republic of China, 1999: Analysis and Forecast, Edited by Sun Wenbin, Michelle H.W. Fong, Geof Wade; ...

Human health and patent law

The deleteriousness of TRIPS, in relation to health and social justice, cannot be wished away by Parliament since Right to Life, a basic ...

Dealing with epilepsy

An international workshop on epilepsy in Chennai calls for evolving simple standardised treatment models that are accessible to all patients.

Detection and treatment

Dr. John S. Duncan is Professor of Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology and Medical Director, National Society for Epilepsy, United ...

Overcoming the barriers

EPILEPSY as a social problem is of a much greater magnitude than the medical problems it poses. Compared to diseases such as malaria, ...

'The success rate of surgery is high'

Other
Dr. William Harkness is Professor of Neurosurgery at National Hospital, London, and Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Hospital for Sick ...

No panacea

The Report on Food Subsidy of the Expenditure Reforms Commission fails to come to grips with some crucial issues in India's food policy.

The malaise within

THE story of Bharthari Prasad, a judicial officer of Uttar Pradesh belonging to a Scheduled Caste, may well be illustrative of a larger ...

Judiciary and social justice

As the judiciary becomes over-protective of its powers vis-a-vis the executive, the nature of its social base causes concern. WHEN ...

Sex selection and questions of law

A public interest petition filed in the Supreme Court draws attention to the loopholes in the law intended to prevent pre-natal sex ...

The end of pretence

Marking a logical advance in one of India's longest-running corruption scandals, the Central Bureau of Investigation files a formal ...

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