COVER STORY

10-11-2000

Palestinian Struggle

Briefing

VIOLENT BACKLASH

The Palestinian people hit back as Israel persists with its provocative agenda and heavy-handed tactics. AFTER three weeks of ...

Anger and frustration

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The Palestinian people seem to have lost faith in the peace process, having waited for seven years after the signing of the Oslo accords and ...

India's changing stand

Cover Story
JOHN CHERIAN INDIA was among the countries that voted in favour of the United Nations General Assembly resolution condemning Israel's ...

Peace, and war

The many peace processes initiated to find a solution to the Palestine problem have not helped in any way, and Palestinians continue their ...

An agenda of Indianisation

At the Agra conclave of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the biggest ever meeting of RSS activists, there was the usual veiled criticism of the ...

The big show

The Nation
VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN DESPITE its fulminations against the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led governments at the Centre and in ...

A conflict deferred

The Kendriya Margdarshak Mandal of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad defers a decision on the date for the construction of a temple at Ayodhya, but it ...

A strident stand

The Nation
Interview with Ramachandra Paramhans. In the absence of a consensus over the date to start the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya, ...

Desperate in Bangalore

WITH the hostage drama continuing interminably, the family members of Rajkumar and also the people, and Government of Karnataka are at ...

Reining in a soft state

The hearings in the Supreme Court on the Veerappan associates release case and the stern questions that the court has posed to the States ...

Continuity and change

The special conference of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Thiruvananthapuram adopts an updated party programme that breaks new ground ...

A significant process

The adoption of the updated programme marks the culmination of an elaborate democratic process that began in the CPI(M) in 1992.

Considered reassertion

Politics
Leaders articulate the factors that have shaped the party's approach and tactics. R. KRISHNAKUMAR in Thiruvananthapuram KERALA'S ...

VIOLENT BACKLASH

The Palestinian people hit back as Israel persists with its provocative agenda and heavy-handed tactics. AFTER three weeks of ...

Anger and frustration

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The Palestinian people seem to have lost faith in the peace process, having waited for seven years after the signing of the Oslo accords and ...

India's changing stand

Cover Story
JOHN CHERIAN INDIA was among the countries that voted in favour of the United Nations General Assembly resolution condemning Israel's ...

Peace, and war

The many peace processes initiated to find a solution to the Palestine problem have not helped in any way, and Palestinians continue their ...

"The future is with us"

Cover Story
Interview with Palestinian Ambassador Khalid El-Sheikh. Dr. Khalid El-Sheikh, the Ambassador of the State of Palestine in India, has ...

On the Hinduja trail

The CBI is evidently set to take forward the investigation in a systematic manner. AS a process that has cut through the dense ...

The Brothers Hinduja and the Bofors scandal

Other
THE charge-sheet filed on October 9, 2000 by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Delhi court of Special Judge Ajit Bharihoke, read along ...

"The future is with us"

Cover Story
Interview with Palestinian Ambassador Khalid El-Sheikh. Dr. Khalid El-Sheikh, the Ambassador of the State of Palestine in India, has ...

A conflict deferred

The Kendriya Margdarshak Mandal of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad defers a decision on the date for the construction of a temple at Ayodhya, but it ...

A strident stand

The Nation
Interview with Ramachandra Paramhans. In the absence of a consensus over the date to start the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya, ...

The Brothers Hinduja and the Bofors scandal

Other
THE charge-sheet filed on October 9, 2000 by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Delhi court of Special Judge Ajit Bharihoke, read along ...

The troubled course

Other
V. VENKATESAN THE genesis of the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) dates to February 1961, when the Government of Gujarat gave the ...

DROWNED OUT

The Supreme Court's judgment in the Sardar Sarovar Project case comes as a setback to the Narmada Bachao Andolan's decade-long struggle against ...

The case of a mother and daughter

The CBI investigation into the death under suspicious circumstances of SGPC president Jagir Kaur's daughter holds some dire pointers.

Punjab's paddy crisis

Caught between the quality standards for procurement set by state agencies and their own struggle for survival, Punjab's farmers suffer over a ...

Of declining sociability

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D Putnam, Simon and Schuster, New York, London etc, 2000; $26.

GM foods and denial of rights and choices

Other
Interview with Arpad Pusztai. The introduction of genetically modified (GM) foods has generated a debate around the world, particularly ...