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COVER STORY

19-01-2001

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Briefing

SCIMITARS IN THE SUN

Cover Story
N. RAM interviews ARUNDHATI ROY on a writer's place in politics. Arundhati Roy's debut novel, The God of Small Things, published in 1997, ...

Outsider as enemy

K.N. PANIKKAR Cover Story
The politics of rewriting history in India. REWRITING of history is a continuous process into which the historian brings to ...

Outsider as enemy

K.N. PANIKKAR Cover Story
The politics of rewriting history in India. REWRITING of history is a continuous process into which the historian brings to ...

Plant-based diet to save the heart

Public Health
Interview with Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn. "Food, and not merely meditation or exercise, is the key to avoiding coronary artery diseases," ...

A voice of dissent

A daily news programme aired on WBAI, a radical radio station in New York affiliated to the Pacifica Foundation, and its host Amy Goodman run ...

Indian thinking on foreign policy

India needs a major intellectual exercise that will give its policymakers a realistic understanding of history, an essential prerequisite for ...

'Opening the airwaves to voices not heard'

Other
In a career spanning 16 years, Amy Goodman , host of the WBAI daily newsmagazine "Democracy Now!", has earned a reputation as a fearless and ...

Towards a thaw?

Columns
The new peace moves in Sri Lanka may not represent another false dawn. LEOPARDS do not change their spots. Guerillas never lay down their ...

In pursuit of the ultimate theory

R. RAMACHANDRAN Science & Technology
The biggest names in particle physics are meeting in Mumbai to take a close look at the 'String Theory', which is widely held to have opened up ...

Anand's crown of glory

By winning the World Chess Championship final in Teheran, Vishwanathan Anand becomes India's, and also Asia's, first world chess champion.

A Kerala experience

Other
Kerala, the State which is a pet subject of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, pays rich tributes to the economist. R. KRISHNAKUMAR in ...

SCIMITARS IN THE SUN

Cover Story
N. RAM interviews ARUNDHATI ROY on a writer's place in politics. Arundhati Roy's debut novel, The God of Small Things, published in 1997, ...

Ceasefire and peace drama

Conflicting interests in Jammu and Kashmir and in Pakistan seem bent on sabotaging the ceasefire and the peace process now under way in ...

Raid on the Red Fort

JOHN CHERIAN The Nation
THE attack on the Red Fort by militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on December 22 has come at a time when attempts to start a dialogue ...

A prize catch

The arrest of Ottavio Quattrocchi in Kuala Lumpur is a landmark in the CBI's effort to bring the Bofors case to conclusion.

Battle over intelligence

PRAVEEN SWAMI The Nation
A drastic revamping of India's defence intelligence is on the cards, but the exercise could spell problems in the ranks of the three services.

The minutes

The Nation
Following is the text of the minutes of a meeting that Attorney-General Soli Sorabjee had with solicitors and financiers of the Hindujas' power ...

Soli Sorabjee and the Hindujas

The minutes of a meeting that Attorney-General Soli Sorabjee had with solicitors and financiers of the Hindujas' power project in Andhra ...

The minutes

The Nation
Following is the text of the minutes of a meeting that Attorney-General Soli Sorabjee had with solicitors and financiers of the Hindujas' power ...

Soli Sorabjee and the Hindujas

The minutes of a meeting that Attorney-General Soli Sorabjee had with solicitors and financiers of the Hindujas' power project in Andhra ...

Blood on silk

VINITA Other
A large number of children work in appalling conditions in Karnataka's silk industry, which accounts for nearly two-thirds of the country's ...

Profile of a child worker

VINITA Other
ARSHAD, 11, works in a silk reeling unit at Ramanagaram. He stopped attending school when he was in Class 3 and went on to became a ...

Despair, and hope

THE silk industry in India provides full-time or part-time employment to an estimated six million persons. This workforce is distributed ...

Efforts at rehabilitation

VINITA Other
THE growing incidence of child labour in almost all sectors has necessitated action from various groups. Both the government and ...

A voice of dissent

A daily news programme aired on WBAI, a radical radio station in New York affiliated to the Pacifica Foundation, and its host Amy Goodman run ...

Indian thinking on foreign policy

India needs a major intellectual exercise that will give its policymakers a realistic understanding of history, an essential prerequisite for ...

'Opening the airwaves to voices not heard'

Other
In a career spanning 16 years, Amy Goodman , host of the WBAI daily newsmagazine "Democracy Now!", has earned a reputation as a fearless and ...

Anand's crown of glory

By winning the World Chess Championship final in Teheran, Vishwanathan Anand becomes India's, and also Asia's, first world chess champion.

A Kerala experience

Other
Kerala, the State which is a pet subject of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, pays rich tributes to the economist. R. KRISHNAKUMAR in ...

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