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COVER STORY

19-01-2001

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Briefing

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Issues of livelihood and displacement

THE police firing in Maikanch village that claimed the lives of three tribal persons, has seemingly infused new life into the doctrine ...

Profits over people

The attempts to suppress a people's movement against a mining project in southern Orissa lead to the death of three tribal people in police ...

Blaming the victims

The Justice Mohan Commission's report on the violent death of 17 persons when the police cracked down on a procession of tea estate workers in ...

War over truce

It is clear that the unilateral offer of a ceasefire from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is calculated to grab the moral high ground, but ...

Propaganda blitzkrieg

V. SURYANARAYAN World Affairs
In making the ceasefire offer, the LTTE appears to have two main objectives: to buy time to equip itself to meet the new security situation, ...

The shakedown state

WALDEN BELLO World Affairs
The mafia as government in the Philippines. THE televised drama of the impeachment trial of President Joseph Estrada has ...

When ballots fail

RONALD J. HERRING World Affairs
The bizarre accession of George W. Bush as the President of the United States. THIS past Presidential election has been hard on ...

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 ...

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," ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Issues of livelihood and displacement

THE police firing in Maikanch village that claimed the lives of three tribal persons, has seemingly infused new life into the doctrine ...

Profits over people

The attempts to suppress a people's movement against a mining project in southern Orissa lead to the death of three tribal people in police ...

Blaming the victims

The Justice Mohan Commission's report on the violent death of 17 persons when the police cracked down on a procession of tea estate workers in ...

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