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COVER STORY

23-08-2013

Divide and rule

Divide and rule

Briefing

Next steps

V. VENKATESAN Cover Story
The constitutional process in the formation of a new State.

‘Both regions will benefit’

Cover Story
M. Kodandaram, chairman, Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), is of the view that the division of the State is in the best interests of Telangana ...

‘People in Seemandhra feel they have been cheated’

RAVI REDDY Cover Story
Interview with Botcha Satyanarayana, APCC president.

Text of the CWC resolution

Cover Story
The meeting of the Congress Working Committee on July 30, 2013 noting The long-standing demand of large sections of the people of Telangana region ...

Letters

Letters
Tariq Ali WITH its subheadings and relevant photographs, the interview with Tariq Ali really drew in the reader (Cover Story, August 9). It ...
Astronomy

Cosmic bursts of a distant past

Science & Technology
MYSTERIOUS bursts of radio waves originating from billions of light years away have left the scientists who detected them speculating about their ...

A subaltern view

Books
The book’s real achievement is the way in which it has “problematised” the idea of communalism and wrenched it from its easy conceptualisations.
Physics

A new way to trap light

Science & Technology
Known ways of “trapping” light use mirrors, other reflective surfaces or high-tech materials such as photonic crystals. Scientists at the ...
Surveillance

Indian help

Network security agreements that Reliance Communications and VSNL signed with U.S. government departments oblige them to share data carried on their infrastructure and assist the U.S. in its surveillance programme.

Next steps

V. VENKATESAN Cover Story
The constitutional process in the formation of a new State.
Japan

Back to militarism?

JOHN CHERIAN World Affairs
A resurgent right-wing Prime Minister in Japan sees China as the main enemy and promises to rewrite his country’s Constitution to allow the deployment of its defence forces overseas.

Islam in the south

Books
Two books that provide a corrective to the wrong notions that Islamic studies are a monopoly of the north and that Islam first came to the north and spread from there.
Obaid Siddiqi (1932-2013)

Man of science

Obituary
Obaid Siddiqi (1932-2013): Pioneering scientist, institution builder and teacher par excellence.
Medicine

Early detection of AMD

Science & Technology
ENGINEERS at the United Kingdom Astronomy Technology Centre (UK ATC), part of the country’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), who ...

‘Both regions will benefit’

Cover Story
M. Kodandaram, chairman, Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), is of the view that the division of the State is in the best interests of Telangana ...
Global warming

The heat trap

R. SURESH Data Card
A World Bank report on climate change warns that a warmer world will trap millions in poverty.

‘People in Seemandhra feel they have been cheated’

RAVI REDDY Cover Story
Interview with Botcha Satyanarayana, APCC president.

Text of the CWC resolution

Cover Story
The meeting of the Congress Working Committee on July 30, 2013 noting The long-standing demand of large sections of the people of Telangana region ...

Congress calculus

It is a desperate decision the Congress took to cut its perceived losses in the coming Lok Sabha elections in view of its waning influence in Andhra Pradesh.

Threat to federalism

T. K. Rajalakshmi Cover Story
Interview with Prakash Karat, CPI(M) general secretary.

Congress calculus

It is a desperate decision the Congress took to cut its perceived losses in the coming Lok Sabha elections in view of its waning influence in Andhra Pradesh.

Threat to federalism

T. K. Rajalakshmi Cover Story
Interview with Prakash Karat, CPI(M) general secretary.

Echo in other States

Cover Story
‘Why not Gorkhaland?’ THE Centre’s nod for the formation of a separate Telangana State has led to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), the single ...

Division spurs growth?

ASHA SARANGI Cover Story
The demand for separate statehood in various parts of the country forces us to examine the complex relationships intersecting the boundaries of identity, region, language, culture, caste, class and the state. The time is ripe for a second States Reorganisation Commission to address these issues.

Divide and rule

S. NAGESH KUMAR Cover Story
Telangana stands on the threshold of achieving its 60-year-old dream of statehood. But the outpouring of rage among people in the other regions of Andhra Pradesh and the revival of the demand for new States across the country tie the ruling Congress in knots.
Midday meal scheme

Schools for scandal

Anil Sadgopal Social Issues
The midday meal scheme is a grand idea in a flawed school system.
Communal tension

Tension in Tonk

The Ashok Gehlot government comes under fire for repeated police action against the minorities.
West Bengal

Trinamool’s triumph

The panchayat elections in West Bengal show that in spite of severe criticism from all quarters on various issues, the Trinamool Congress has not lost its grass-roots base.
Kerala

Losing sheen

With Lok Sabha elections a year away, the ruling coalition in Kerala stands thoroughly discredited by the solar scam and weakened by the deepening schisms within it.
Midday meal disaster

Tragic eye-opener

T. K. Rajalakshmi Social Issues
The midday meal poisoning in Bihar has prompted the government to initiate superficial measures, but important steps like appointing regular coordinators to maintain accounts and supervise the system have been ignored.
Midday meal disaster

Tragic eye-opener

T. K. Rajalakshmi Social Issues
The midday meal poisoning in Bihar has prompted the government to initiate superficial measures, but important steps like appointing regular coordinators to maintain accounts and supervise the system have been ignored.

Himalayan panorama

The book provides a wonderful perspective of the region’s geography, demography and culture.
Samar Mukherjee

Man of the masses

Obituary
Samar Mukherjee (1913-2013) was more than just a Communist leader. He was the symbol of a way of life that inspired others.

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