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COVER STORY

14-12-2012

Savaging Gaza

Briefing

Pounding GAZA

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
Israel rained bombs on Gaza for eight days but gained little. Now the truce brokered by the U.S. and Egypt has raised fears in the Israeli ...

Lost encounter

ATUL ANEJA Cover Story
The ceasefire agreement shows that Israel is compelled to submit to the conditions of Hamas. Far from stamping Israels authority in the region, ...

Conflicts and colonisation

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
The popular aspirations that gave rise to most of the uprisings of 2011 in West Asia have been contained by a right-wing restoration, ...

Trial round

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The latest military strike at Gaza is widely seen in the U.S. and Israel as a dress rehearsal for the next war on Lebanon and a military ...

Pounding GAZA

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
Israel rained bombs on Gaza for eight days but gained little. Now the truce brokered by the U.S. and Egypt has raised fears in the Israeli ...

Lost encounter

ATUL ANEJA Cover Story
The ceasefire agreement shows that Israel is compelled to submit to the conditions of Hamas. Far from stamping Israels authority in the region, ...

Conflicts and colonisation

AIJAZ AHMAD Cover Story
The popular aspirations that gave rise to most of the uprisings of 2011 in West Asia have been contained by a right-wing restoration, ...

Trial round

JOHN CHERIAN Cover Story
The latest military strike at Gaza is widely seen in the U.S. and Israel as a dress rehearsal for the next war on Lebanon and a military ...

Spreading unrest

Cover Story
A RECENT spurt in fuel prices has triggered a wave of protests in Jordan, which is snowballing into demands for a regime change. On November ...

American shield

VIJAY PRASHAD Cover Story
With President Barack Obama justifying Israels offensive, hopes for U.S. pressure on the Israelis to work out a settlement with the ...

Auction farce

The 2G spectrum auction indicates a passive collusion between the government and corporate interests aimed at discrediting the CAGs estimates ...

Growth bubble

The benefits of Gujarat's economic growth have not been shared with much of the States poor and working population and even the sustainability ...

Caste fury

R. ILANGOVAN . Social Issues
In an attack that is seen as meticulously planned to strike at Dalit empowerment, caste Hindus loot and burn three Dalit colonies in Tamil ...

We will restore lives and livelihoods

R. ILANGOVAN Social Issues
Interview with Collector R. Lilly. DHARMAPURI District Collector R. Lilly was in the midst of a series of meetings with Chairman P.L.

Double disadvantage

Social Issues
THE Dalits of Naikkankottai village in Dharmapuri district are not strangers to conflict and violence. They were targeted by the state for some ...

Doomed journey

R. KRISHNAKUMAR The Nation
Indiscriminate hunting of migrating freshwater fish makes the Kerala State Biodiversity Board seek a total ban on floodplain fishing during the ...

Einsteins brain

Science & Technology
Portions of Albert Einsteins brain have been found to be unlike those of most people and could be responsible for his extraordinary cognitive ...

Light-based hydrogen production

Science & Technology
A group of chemists at the University of Rochester has succeeded in increasing the output and lowering the cost of current light-driven ...

Seeing through opaque materials

Science & Technology
Using a novel imaging technique, a team of researchers from the Netherlands and Italy has succeeded in making sharp pictures of objects hidden ...

Protein warning

Science & Technology
WHEN a patient is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, the disease has usually already progressed over several years, and damage to areas such as ...

Spreading unrest

Cover Story
A RECENT spurt in fuel prices has triggered a wave of protests in Jordan, which is snowballing into demands for a regime change. On November ...

American shield

VIJAY PRASHAD Cover Story
With President Barack Obama justifying Israels offensive, hopes for U.S. pressure on the Israelis to work out a settlement with the ...

Wings of wax

The Nation
(From The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris) "It comes from the ancient Greeks, who defined it as insolence toward the gods.

Living on the edge

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI The Nation
A conference in Srinagar highlights the issues faced by women in militancy-ridden Kashmir and suggests ways to mitigate their misery. in ...

Evolve a common ground

The Nation
Mohammad Yusuf Tarigami, Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLA, Kulgam: Kashmiri youth need to have some kind of a relationship with ...

Child mortality: Rates of concern

The Nation
A JOINT study by the UNICEF and the National Institute of Medical Statistics (a division of the Indian Council of Medical Research) on the ...

Kolkata film festival: Theatrical turn

The Nation
For all its glitz and glamour, the inaugural ceremony of the 18th Kolkata International Film Festival (November 10-17) failed to impress the ...

Tamil Nadu: Another victory in Vachathi

The Nation
A MODERN-day tragedy bringing to reminiscence the stone and dark ages! This is how the Madras High Court described the violence unleashed on ...

Gujarat: Campaign diet

The Nation
MALNUTRITION is one of the main campaign issues in Gujarat even if the aim is to embarass Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his views on the ...

Tyre industry: Questioning cartelisation

The Nation
IN an order passed on October 30, the Competition Commission of India rejected the allegations of cartelisation raised against major tyre ...

Doomed journey

R. KRISHNAKUMAR The Nation
Indiscriminate hunting of migrating freshwater fish makes the Kerala State Biodiversity Board seek a total ban on floodplain fishing during the ...

India and China

Letters
THE Cover Story (November 30) elaborated the wider issues relating to the 1962 war that were left in the dark by those who preferred it to be ...

More than mapping

A significant intervention in the historiography of ancient India for which students of history will be grateful to the authors. IT may ...

Aid in transition

The essays in the book capture the changing complexion of foreign aid today. SOME six decades ago, when development economics was ...

The rice race

Data Card
The rice race

Fuel of future

T.S. SUBRAMANIAN Science & Technology
The Tummalapalle mine in Andhra Pradesh, commissioned in April, will help meet Indias demand for natural uranium, used in indigenous ...

From ore to yellow cake

Science & Technology
The ore extracted from a mine is processed to yield yellow cake, or uranium in a compound form, in a processing plant. The ore is first crushed ...

Rich deposits

Science & Technology
Tummalapalle in YSR district of Andhra Pradesh has in situ reserves of 70,000 tonnes of uranium oxide. In the coming year, with further ...