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COVER STORY

16-03-2001

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Briefing

'The best window of opportunity since the war began'

President Chandrika Kumaratunga'sthree day visit to India in the last week of February 2001 came at a sensitive and challenging time for Sri ...

A significant neighbourly call

In Delhi in the last week of February, President Chandrika Kumaratunga discusses with Indian leaders a range of issues, including the process ...

Preparing for talks

The two sides are preparing to talk, but the political resolution of the conflict still appears to be elusive. HAD Velupillai ...

A scientist for peace

A tribute to Dorothy Hodgkin, scientist, peace activist and a friend of India, on the occasion of International Women's Day on March 8.

The new drug wars

Brazil and India find themselves at the forefront of a battle against patent laws that deny essential medicines to the poor. EVER ...

When Davos met Porto Alegre

The World Social Forum at Porto Alegre achieves its goal of being a counterpoint to the World Economic Forum at Davos. "HEMINGWAY ...

An ambitious roadshow

The New Exploration Licensing Policy, announced recently by the Central government, will integrate India's petroleum sector with the global ...

Swadeshi parade

The Hindutva version of swadeshi is put on show at the Swadeshi Industrial Fair in Coimbatore. The contradictions within the Sangh Parivar on ...

The earthquake

Other
The Cover Story, "The aftershocks" (March 2, 2001), gives the picture of a chaotic administration, which failed to utilise effectively the ...

From the Sundarlal Report

Other
CONFIDENTIAL To: (1) The Honourable the Prime Minister, Government of India, New Delhi. (2) The Honourable the States ...

Lessons from the Balco fiasco

Columns
The move to effect a 'strategic sale' of equity in the profitable and cash-rich public sector Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd. at a throwaway ...

Of a massacre untold

A revealing account surfaces of happenings in Hyderabad state in the wake of the Indian Army's 'Police Action' there in 1948. "AT ...

Justice gone awry - II

THE first legal breakthrough in the Samba spy case came on July 8, 1994, when a full bench of the Delhi High Court held, on the petition ...

BUILT-IN DANGER

While bringing down scores of high-rise buildings and killing hundreds of their residents, the January 26 earthquake exposed the weak ...

Rebuilding Kutch

AT the Lal Tekri area in Bhuj, an apartment block teeters over the road traffic at an angle of over 30o. Major Y.S.S. Rao of 12 Madras ...

Gujarat's unlearnt lessons

PRAFUL BIDWAI Columns
Rather than reflect upon the social pathologies which the earthquake's aftermath unfolded, the Indian middle class peddled perversely elitist ...

The head-count and some gaps

Census 2001, which is expected to make significant additions to the existing data on several counts, raises some controversies too, ...

Of principled social commitment

Indrajit Gupta, 1919-2001. INDRAJIT GUPTA, veteran leader of the Communist Party of India, longest serving member of the Lok Sabha ...

Cricket's legend

RICHARD BEGBIE Obituary
Donald George Bradman, 1908-2001. THE cricketing world is mourning Australia's best-known son, Sir Donald Bradman, who died on ...

BUILT-IN DANGER

While bringing down scores of high-rise buildings and killing hundreds of their residents, the January 26 earthquake exposed the weak ...

Rebuilding Kutch

AT the Lal Tekri area in Bhuj, an apartment block teeters over the road traffic at an angle of over 30o. Major Y.S.S. Rao of 12 Madras ...

The head-count and some gaps

Census 2001, which is expected to make significant additions to the existing data on several counts, raises some controversies too, ...

The tragedy of Hyderabad

Other
A. G. NOORANI The Passing of Patrimonialism: Politics and Political Culture in Hyderabad 1911-1948 by Margrit Pernau; Manohar, 395 pages, ...

A scientist for peace

A tribute to Dorothy Hodgkin, scientist, peace activist and a friend of India, on the occasion of International Women's Day on March 8.

When Davos met Porto Alegre

The World Social Forum at Porto Alegre achieves its goal of being a counterpoint to the World Economic Forum at Davos. "HEMINGWAY ...

Swadeshi parade

The Hindutva version of swadeshi is put on show at the Swadeshi Industrial Fair in Coimbatore. The contradictions within the Sangh Parivar on ...

The earthquake

Other
The Cover Story, "The aftershocks" (March 2, 2001), gives the picture of a chaotic administration, which failed to utilise effectively the ...

From the Sundarlal Report

Other
CONFIDENTIAL To: (1) The Honourable the Prime Minister, Government of India, New Delhi. (2) The Honourable the States ...

Of a massacre untold

A revealing account surfaces of happenings in Hyderabad state in the wake of the Indian Army's 'Police Action' there in 1948. "AT ...

Justice gone awry - II

THE first legal breakthrough in the Samba spy case came on July 8, 1994, when a full bench of the Delhi High Court held, on the petition ...

Of principled social commitment

Indrajit Gupta, 1919-2001. INDRAJIT GUPTA, veteran leader of the Communist Party of India, longest serving member of the Lok Sabha ...

Cricket's legend

RICHARD BEGBIE Obituary
Donald George Bradman, 1908-2001. THE cricketing world is mourning Australia's best-known son, Sir Donald Bradman, who died on ...

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