COVER STORY

08-12-2000

After the release

Briefing

THE RELEASE AND AFTER

Cover Story
The run-up to, and the exact circumstances surrounding, the release of Rajkumar from captivity leave a trail of posers and concerns and also ...

The political links

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Cover Story
The final act of the hostage drama provides further pointers to the political forces at play. ONE baffling aspect of the Rajkumar ...

And now, the hunt

With both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu announcing their resolve to step up the hunt for Veerappan, the scene of action seems set to shift to the ...

The eternal Kannada icon

ALIGHTING from the helicopter that brought him back from 108 days in captivity, Rajkumar knelt down with his hands folded and paid ...

Funding the power sector

THE power sector appears to be the flavour of the season for the multilateral financing agency, the World Bank, despite the failure of ...

THE RELEASE AND AFTER

Cover Story
The run-up to, and the exact circumstances surrounding, the release of Rajkumar from captivity leave a trail of posers and concerns and also ...

The political links

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Cover Story
The final act of the hostage drama provides further pointers to the political forces at play. ONE baffling aspect of the Rajkumar ...

And now, the hunt

With both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu announcing their resolve to step up the hunt for Veerappan, the scene of action seems set to shift to the ...

The eternal Kannada icon

ALIGHTING from the helicopter that brought him back from 108 days in captivity, Rajkumar knelt down with his hands folded and paid ...

Another ceasefire

The declaration of a unilateral ceasefire by the Union government has shaken up political life in Jammu and Kashmir. FOR believing ...

Massacres and mysteries

PRAVEEN SWAMI The Nation
The political concerns of the ruling parties in the State and at the Centre ensure that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's ...

A dubious document

The General J.R. Mukherjee Committee Report indicting the CRPF and the State police for the massacre of Amarnath yatra pilgrims on August 1 is ...

A victory of sorts

Politics
Sonia Gandhi trounces Jitendra Prasada for the Congress(I) president's post, but not in an election that was completely free and fair.

The day of Jharkhand

The BJP's Babulal Marandi becomes the first Chief Minister of the State of Jharkhand, indicating a further loss of support to the Jharkhand ...

Shaky start in Uttaranchal

Other
Dissidence in the ruling party and discontent among the public mark the formation of Uttaranchal State with the BJP's Nityanand Swami as Chief ...

'The primary issue is maintaining amity'

Other
Interview with Surjit Singh Barnala. As the Governor of Uttaranchal, the role Surjit Singh Barnala is required to perform is different ...

'My first priority will be development works'

Other
Interview with Nityanand Swami, Chief Minister of Uttaranchal. The single most important factor that resulted in the elevation of ...

Over to the Supreme Court

Other
After years of inconclusive talks and arguments, the Mullaperiyar dispute will now come up before the Supreme Court for a final settlement.

Looking East

The launch of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation in Laos signals a new beginning in India's foreign policy, but will it gather momentum? ...

Betrayed redemption in Chile

VIJAY PRASHAD World Affairs
The Clinton administration releases the third and final set of documents on Washington's role in the overthrow of Salvador Allende's socialist ...

The day of Jharkhand

The BJP's Babulal Marandi becomes the first Chief Minister of the State of Jharkhand, indicating a further loss of support to the Jharkhand ...

Shaky start in Uttaranchal

Other
Dissidence in the ruling party and discontent among the public mark the formation of Uttaranchal State with the BJP's Nityanand Swami as Chief ...

'The primary issue is maintaining amity'

Other
Interview with Surjit Singh Barnala. As the Governor of Uttaranchal, the role Surjit Singh Barnala is required to perform is different ...

'My first priority will be development works'

Other
Interview with Nityanand Swami, Chief Minister of Uttaranchal. The single most important factor that resulted in the elevation of ...

Over to the Supreme Court

Other
After years of inconclusive talks and arguments, the Mullaperiyar dispute will now come up before the Supreme Court for a final settlement.

The 1971 watershed

From A Head, Through A Head, To a Head: The Secret Channel between the U.S. and China through Pakistan by F.S. Aijazuddin, Oxford ...

Caution on two contraceptives

Women's groups and activists warn that two injectable contraceptives that will possibly be included in the national family planning programme ...

Thrust on biotechnology

Tamil Nadu unveils a comprehensive biotechnology policy in order to take advantage of the emerging industrial activity in this sector.

DTH and some issues

The guidelines for direct-to-home broadcasts dilute the anti-monopoly restrictions on cross-media and intra-media holdings as envisaged by the ...

'Devolution of power is crucial'

Other
Interview with Professor I.S. Gulati, Vice-Chairperson, Kerala State Planning Board. The Award of the Eleventh Finance Commission (EFC) ...