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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 ...

"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 KARGIL STORY

Documents published for the first time confirm the story of how early field-level warnings about trouble brewing in Kargil were ignored by the ...

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 ...

Rough ride ahead

Dependent as it is on other parties for survival, the P.A. government will find it hard to pursue its political agenda with regard to amending ...

Socialist survivor

NIRUPAMA SUBRAMANIAN World Affairs
Sirima Bandaranaike, 1916 - 2000. SEVERAL years ago, when Sirima Bandaranaike was asked by a media interviewer if she regretted ...

Tallies and pointers

D.B.S. JEYARAJ World Affairs
An overview of the electoral outcome in terms of the patterns of the victory. THE Sri Lankan electoral system was, as in the case ...

Vanishing vultures

Environment
The big birds are dying in large numbers. What is happening? Text and photographs: HARSH VARDHAN WHERE have all the vultures gone? ...

A wealth of vultures

Eight species of vultures are found in India. They are: 1. King vulture (Sarcogyps calvus): Resident (breeds) in India. Size 84 cm. Found ...

Enumerating vultures

Environment
HOW many vultures survive today in India? The birds were so common and frequently observed that birdwatchers never put a bench-mark on their ...

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 ...

"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 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 KARGIL STORY

Documents published for the first time confirm the story of how early field-level warnings about trouble brewing in Kargil were ignored by the ...

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 ...