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COVER STORY

01-02-2002

Musharraf's Manoeuvre

Briefing

'We must put diplomatic pressure'

Vishwanath Pratap Singh was Prime Minister when India went through a phase of sharpening border tensions with Pakistan in 1990. Earlier, ...

'Musharraf must discard Zia legacy'

Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral is a man who is widely recognised to have a distinctive vision of Indian diplomacy, both in the ...

Marking time

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
India welcomes Musharraf's announcements but insists that the lessening of tensions will depend on action taken on the ground, and not declared ...

High-level visits

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
IN the first week of January, even as tensions between India and Pakistan kept rising, New Delhi played host to two important visitors.

'A window of diplomacy must be left open'

Cover Story
Interview with Natwar Singh. K. Natwar Singh, chairman of the Congress(I)'s foreign affairs cell, although appreciative of Prime Minister ...

Dangers of U.S. intervention

Cover Story
Interview with Prakash Karat. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has consistently taken the principled stand on the issue of ...

'Our war is on terrorism, not Pakistan'

Cover Story
Interview with Jana Krishnamurthi. The Bharatiya Janata Party has been advocating a proactive approach in matters concerning relations ...

Not endgame yet

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
The December 13 attack on Parliament could have consequences that go far beyond the event itself, but investigators have made little progress ...

India's most wanted

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
The 20 terrorists whose extradition from Pakistan India has demanded, and the charges against them. FOR reasons bureaucrats alone ...

Debating the dangers

A.G. NOORANI Cover Story
Of the revival of secular sentiment in Pakistan, impressions from a fortnight-long visit. A TRIP to Pakistan, while troops of ...

Pakistan's time of reckoning

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
While warning his country of the scope of the crisis it faced in the aftermath of September 11, Musharraf had perhaps realised that the ...

The time to talk

Cover Story
New Delhi is in danger of overplaying its hand and losing the right moment to begin a process of reconciliation with Pakistan. A MONTH ...

Unity against terror

The three-day SAARC Summit in Kathmandu ends with member-states re-affirming their commitment to fight terrorism in all its forms and ...

Window-dressing days

Pre-Budget manoeuvres of the kind that are being attempted by the Union government will only contribute to the persistence of a paradoxical ...

In a cleft stick

As the elections to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly approach, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress(I) find the going equally tough.

Bhutan's resolve

India and Bhutan begin coordinated operations to flush out insurgents from northeastern India holed up in the kingdom. THE ...

A rough ride

Other
Even as the political climate remains unfavourable to it, the A.K. Antony-led UDF government in Kerala takes drastic and unpopular decisions to ...

Roadblocks to an expressway

The ambitious Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project is ensnared in controversy. THE Rs.2,000-crore Bangalore-Mysore ...

Drowning cotton's lifebuoy

The Maharashtra government stands accused of failing to put in place adequate support mechanisms for the State's cotton farmers in a bad year.

Kutch, a year after

One year after the earthquake in Gujarat, while much work has been done, reconstruction and rehabilitation remain largely incomplete and ...

'A window of diplomacy must be left open'

Cover Story
Interview with Natwar Singh. K. Natwar Singh, chairman of the Congress(I)'s foreign affairs cell, although appreciative of Prime Minister ...

Dangers of U.S. intervention

Cover Story
Interview with Prakash Karat. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has consistently taken the principled stand on the issue of ...

'Our war is on terrorism, not Pakistan'

Cover Story
Interview with Jana Krishnamurthi. The Bharatiya Janata Party has been advocating a proactive approach in matters concerning relations ...

Not endgame yet

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
The December 13 attack on Parliament could have consequences that go far beyond the event itself, but investigators have made little progress ...

India's most wanted

PRAVEEN SWAMI Cover Story
The 20 terrorists whose extradition from Pakistan India has demanded, and the charges against them. FOR reasons bureaucrats alone ...

Debating the dangers

A.G. NOORANI Cover Story
Of the revival of secular sentiment in Pakistan, impressions from a fortnight-long visit. A TRIP to Pakistan, while troops of ...

Pakistan's time of reckoning

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
While warning his country of the scope of the crisis it faced in the aftermath of September 11, Musharraf had perhaps realised that the ...

The time to talk

Cover Story
New Delhi is in danger of overplaying its hand and losing the right moment to begin a process of reconciliation with Pakistan. A MONTH ...

'We must put diplomatic pressure'

Vishwanath Pratap Singh was Prime Minister when India went through a phase of sharpening border tensions with Pakistan in 1990. Earlier, ...

'Musharraf must discard Zia legacy'

Former Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral is a man who is widely recognised to have a distinctive vision of Indian diplomacy, both in the ...

Marking time

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
India welcomes Musharraf's announcements but insists that the lessening of tensions will depend on action taken on the ground, and not declared ...

High-level visits

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
IN the first week of January, even as tensions between India and Pakistan kept rising, New Delhi played host to two important visitors.

A balancing act

Home Minister L.K. Advani succeeds in conveying to the U.S. India's concerns about Pakistan-supported cross-border terrorism but his hosts are ...

Euro's first victim

VAIJU NARAVANE World Affairs
ITALY'S Foreign Minister Renato Ruggiero, the respected former head of the World Trade Organisation, quit the eight-month-old ...

Towards judicial integration

BISWAJIT CHOUDHURY World Affairs
The countries of the European Union reach an agreement on a pan-European arrest warrant after Italy falls in line. EVEN as the ...

Parallel communities

MICHAEL HINDLEY World Affairs
The investigation reports on racial clashes in Britain last year reflect a disturbing picture. THE respective investigation ...

Satan calling

NURUDDIN FARAH World Affairs
Will Somalia be the next to suffer a visitation? God forbid. AS a child growing up in the Muslim-dominated Somali Peninsula, I was ...

Roadblocks to an expressway

The ambitious Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project is ensnared in controversy. THE Rs.2,000-crore Bangalore-Mysore ...

Drowning cotton's lifebuoy

The Maharashtra government stands accused of failing to put in place adequate support mechanisms for the State's cotton farmers in a bad year.

Kutch, a year after

One year after the earthquake in Gujarat, while much work has been done, reconstruction and rehabilitation remain largely incomplete and ...

Beneath the surface

ARUN BAPAT Other
THE war in Afghanistan has created a variety of problems. Reports on Afghanistan occupy much space in the media. These look at the ...

Rebuilding concerns

ONE of the more encouraging aspects of the post-earthquake scene is the steady progress of rehabilitation in the affected districts of ...

Assessing India's economic reforms

India needs to launch a second generation of reforms after undertaking an in-depth analysis of what has gone wrong until now during the course ...

India as a knowledge economy: Aspirations versus reality

Other
The Indian vision of a knowledge-based economy will be realised only when it is based on the foundation of a robust industrial economy. To be ...

Science for all

A group of biomedical scientists calls for the establishment of an online public library of science with the objective of making scientific and ...

The politics of war

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington; Penguin, New Delhi, 1997; pages 367, Rs.295.

A telling diary

Journal 1935-1944: The Fascist Years by Mihail Sebastian; Ivan R. Dee Inc, 2000; pages 641, $36. MIHAIL SEBASTIAN was a Romanian ...

The Nehruvian approach

"He (Jawaharlal Nehru) rejected the Soviet offer to propose India as the sixth permanent member of the Security Council and insisted ...

A coarsening debate

The 62nd session of the Indian History Congress held in Bhopal marked a milestone in the consolidation of the resistance to the ongoing ...

To rebuild trust

The Net Asset Value of the US-64 fund and the new norms for repurchase of units announced by the UTI bring little cheer to small investors, but ...

Skimming the cream

The ongoing developments in the telecommunications sector in India are not oriented to the growth of rural telephony and teledensity, which ...

In Harshad Mehta's wake

Harshad Mehta is dead; but the trail goes on. "DOMAIN for sale", reads a blurb on what used to be Harshad Shantilal Mehta's ...

A visionary scientist

R. RAMACHANDRAN Obituary
Satish Dhawan, 1920-2002. TODAY when Indian space technology has achieved world-class status, and the Indian Space Research ...

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