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COVER STORY

28-11-2014

Ebola threat

Ebola's global threat and India's preparedness

Briefing

Economic vision

In the name of Nehru

C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR Cover Story
The Congress, which is using the Nehruvian tradition to win political legitimacy, has rejected the essentials of the Nehruvian economic trajectory which was premised on the idea of winning economic independence from foreign capital.
Cover Story

Global scare

It is estimated that up to 1.4 million people could be infected with the Ebola virus by the end of January. Such scary projections notwithstanding, international support and action, both in terms of money and material, has been inexplicably slow in coming.

Nigerian lesson

Cover Story
FOR 42 consecutive days, which ended on October 19, the situation reports on the Ebola outbreak from the Nigerian government displayed only a string ...
Risk preparedness

Wake-up call

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Cover Story
The Ebola disease outbreak draws attention to the need for preparedness and for more government spending on public health infrastructure.

‘Cleaning up’ India

Jayati Ghosh
ON the face of it, the campaign to clean India is something that must be welcomed by every right-thinking citizen: something unexceptionable in intent ...
Datacard

Coal block auction

RICHA MISHRA Data Card
Having opted for the e-auction route following the de-allocation of coal blocks, the government has to ensure a transparent and fool-proof bidding system.
Social Issues

Recitation row

Does one caste group have the sole right to sit before the deity and sing a set of hymns? This question is at the centre of a long-running feud in a temple in Kancheepuram.
Indian connection

Outreach and awareness

MOHUYA CHAUDHURI Cover Story
The experience of an Indian doctor, Kalyani Gomathinayagam, who went to Liberia as part of the Medicins Sans Frontieres group in Africa.
Research

For a vaccine

Cover Story
The WHO’s special consultation meeting in September discusses potential therapies and vaccines, but the affected countries, being poor, do not represent a “market” that can enthuse pharma companies to act fast.
Cover Story

Global scare

It is estimated that up to 1.4 million people could be infected with the Ebola virus by the end of January. Such scary projections notwithstanding, international support and action, both in terms of money and material, has been inexplicably slow in coming.

Nigerian lesson

Cover Story
FOR 42 consecutive days, which ended on October 19, the situation reports on the Ebola outbreak from the Nigerian government displayed only a string ...

Tuna tales

The Nation
BOAT owner Gladwin’s house is a 400-square-foot reinforced cement concrete (RCC) structure divided into multiple rooms and caters to a joint family of ...
Risk preparedness

Wake-up call

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Cover Story
The Ebola disease outbreak draws attention to the need for preparedness and for more government spending on public health infrastructure.

Is India prepared?

Cover Story
AS the Ebola virus disease outbreak shows no sign of coming under control and has already taken 5,000 lives in West Africa, India is slowly waking up ...
Spotlight

Caught between life and death

The Palk Strait has become a dangerous fishing ground for the fishermen of Tamil Nadu, particularly Rameswaram. They hope that the Central government will act at least now to save five of their brethren sentenced to death in Sri Lanka.

Complex crisis

The Nation
IN the whole debate around the conflict over fishing in the Palk Strait, different stakeholders have pointed fingers in different directions—northern ...
Gabriel Atencio Ruiz

Hero and human

Art
The Colombian-born artist Gabriel Atencio Ruiz brings the South American hero Simon Bolivar to us in flesh and blood.
Communalism

Flames of hatred

The recent communal violence in Trilokpuri brings to fore the tensions that have been brewing for some time.
Brazil

Dilma’s challenges

DEEPAK BHOJWANI World Affairs
Dilma Rousseff, who has won a second term as President in a tough election, will have to make changes in style and substance if the curtains are not to come down over Workers’ Party rule in Brazil in 2018.
Essay

What is Sufism?

A.G. NOORANI The Nation
Rooted in the Quran, Sufism is the quest for the Divine within man. There is a rich record of interaction between Sufis and Hindus, a large number of whom believe in Advaita (non-duality).

Nigerian lesson

Cover Story
FOR 42 consecutive days, which ended on October 19, the situation reports on the Ebola outbreak from the Nigerian government displayed only a string ...
Risk preparedness

Wake-up call

T.K. RAJALAKSHMI Cover Story
The Ebola disease outbreak draws attention to the need for preparedness and for more government spending on public health infrastructure.

Is India prepared?

Cover Story
AS the Ebola virus disease outbreak shows no sign of coming under control and has already taken 5,000 lives in West Africa, India is slowly waking up ...
An eye on elections

Ebola in America

Cover Story
FORT KENT, Maine, sits on the border between Canada and the United States. It is a small town, with a population of not more than 5,000. Little of ...
Interview: Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister

‘We are not taking any chances’

Cover Story
Interview with Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.
Communalism

Flames of hatred

The recent communal violence in Trilokpuri brings to fore the tensions that have been brewing for some time.
Essay

What is Sufism?

A.G. NOORANI The Nation
Rooted in the Quran, Sufism is the quest for the Divine within man. There is a rich record of interaction between Sufis and Hindus, a large number of whom believe in Advaita (non-duality).
Kerala

Court wants law on hartals

The Nation
IN 1997, the Kerala High Court in a landmark judgment declared bandhs unconstitutional and illegal, a view that the Supreme Court upheld. But the High ...
West Bengal

Terror trail

The Nation
THE investigations into the blast inside a house at Khagragarh in Bardhaman district on October 2 has brought to the fore an Islamist terrorist ...
Karnataka

Hope for Kadu Gollas

The Nation
THE “Kadu Gollas” are a Schedule Caste group residing mainly in Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka with a significant number in the ...
Environment

Seeing red about going green

The Nation
WHEN the idea of “green” architecture was introduced some years ago, the construction industry viewed it with resentment and scorn. But with public ...
Controversy

Kiss and chaos

A show of affection in public is a battle yet to be won in Kerala.
Communalism

Orgy of myth making

The Nation
With a BJP government at the Centre, rewriting history and suppressing alternative points of view seem to be the order of the day.
Black Money

Fait accompli?

SAGNIK DUTTA The Nation
Narendra Modi claims that bringing back black money stashed abroad is an “article of faith” for him, but it remains to be seen whether the NDA government will go beyond its rhetoric and take concrete actions for financial transparency.
Burkina Faso

Fall of a strongman

World Affairs
Blaise Compaore’s ouster as President in a popular uprising has left a political vacuum as the opposition is against a military ruler.
Readers write

Letters to the Editor

Letters
Labour under attack THE last two issues of Frontline with the Cover Stories “The Mega Sale” (October 31) and “Labour under attack” (November 14) ...