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- Crying With The Cicadas To Be Heard (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 08, 2007)
Reghunatha Pillai's new novel, `Cicadas takes Life' is out on the stands
- Breaking The Hearts (Deccan Herald, PARSA VENKATESHWAR RAO JR, Mar 08, 2007)
PC’s slight shift to agriculture has irked the English media but he is still for market economy.
- Red Turns Green (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Mar 07, 2007)
Confronted with the possibility of Muslims deserting the CPI(M) in droves in West Bengal, an exodus triggered by the Left Front Government's aggressive land acquisition policy for the benefit of industrialists many of whose credentials can be . . .
- Congress Pays The Price (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Mar 07, 2007)
The lead editorial in the latest issue of People’s Democracy says, “The singular failure of the UPA government at the centre to check runaway inflation has had its political fallout,” referring to the poll verdicts in Punjab and Uttrakhand.
- ‘Many Of Its Problems Can Be Addressed If We Change The Way Globalisation Is Managed’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Mar 06, 2007)
Economist and writer Joseph Stiglitz, who won the Nobel prize in 2001, has been a keen observer of globalisation, a phenomenon India is coming to terms with and benefiting from. On NDTV 24x7’s Walk the Talk, he speaks to The Indian Express . ..
- Protecting The Poor Is Nobody’S Exclusive Right (Deccan Herald, N J Nanporia , Mar 04, 2007)
India’s political language is heavily weighed down by dead words. And of these the deadest of all is “pro-poor”. Is there anyone who is against the poor becoming less poor? Yet those who pin this self-regarding label on themselves apparently . . .
- No Applause For Ashok Mitra (New Indian Express, SAUBHIK CHAKRABARTI, Mar 04, 2007)
Before the demands of a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive media creatively destroyed traditional markers for hierarchy and job descriptions, being an assistant editor automatically meant you wrote edits and exercised a middle-managerial . . .
- Crying To Be Heard (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 03, 2007)
Reghunatha Pillai, a 50-year old KSRTC bus conductor, is in the limelight yet again with his new novel `Cicadas Takes Life.' The novelist has established through his new book that he is a born writer.
- Why Lalu Failed In Bihar And Succeeds As Railway Minister (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 03, 2007)
It is not easy to explain Lalu Prasad's success as India's railway minister and his earlier failure as chief minister of Bihar.
- Bofors Again In The Focus (Dawn, M.J. Akbar, Feb 28, 2007)
Do you know what Quattrocchi means in Italian? Four eyes. I have this from an extremely reliable source. Actually, the source isn't that exciting, but the information is correct. And what does Ottavio indicate? The eighth. The Eighth Man with Four Eyes.
- A Composite Vision Of History (Hindu, A. R.VENKATACHALAPATHY, Feb 27, 2007)
Reading this important book by the well-known historian and archaeologist K. Indrapala, which charts a history of Sri Lanka beyond the competing call of ethnic nationalism and myth making reminded me of a beautiful poem by the noted Sri Lankan . . .
- Inclusive Identities (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Feb 25, 2007)
The spectrum of human diversity has always been multi-dimensional, without a centre or periphery.
- Italian Mysteries (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 25, 2007)
Andrea Camilleri is the most successful author in Italy, yet little more than a decade ago he was a virtually unknown septuagenarian who had written a handful of historical novels, including the intriguing Il birraio di Preston (The Brewer . . .
- Mountbatten’S ‘Last Chukka’ (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 25, 2007)
There is compelling historical evidence that Lord Mountbatten was not the most suitable candidate for the vice-regal responsibilities with which he was entrusted by the war-weary British Empire in its twilight years.
- Above The Fray (Times of India, DILEEP PADGAONKAR, Feb 24, 2007)
For close to five decades Sham Lal engaged in an exercise quite without precedent in the annals of Indian, and perhaps, even world journalism.
- Friday Feature: Wrong Perception Of Islam (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Feb 23, 2007)
Misconception of Islam in the West is the most disturbing phenomenon of the 21st century.
- Buddha Goes Green (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Feb 23, 2007)
It is ironical that West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee should have offered to accord official status to Urdu as the State's second language on a day that is commemorated on both sides of the Padma as 'Ekushey'.
- Time For Meaningful Talks (Tribune, Maj-Gen Ashok K. Mehta (retd), Feb 20, 2007)
SRI LANKAN politics and the peace process are at their nadir.
- Tryst With Glory (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Feb 18, 2007)
A city with a rich history and deeply connected to the present
- ‘My Own Foreign Country’ (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 18, 2007)
Yang Lian is a Chinese poet of international repute who now lives in the UK. An advocate of individual freedom, he was instrumental in organising poets against the oppressive cultural policies of the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution . . .
- Voices From The Backyard (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 16, 2007)
One of the main missions of Vaidehi, among the most compelling Kannada women writers of our times is the retrieval of the woman's voice from the past.
- Bharat Rashtra (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Feb 15, 2007)
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad may believe that it is executing a historic paradigm shift. But there is an inevitability about its resolution at the World Hindu Convention at Ardhkumbh in Allahabad calling for throwing open the temple doors to all — even . . .
- India Has Lost A Friend (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Feb 13, 2007)
Tehran today is defiant, angry, with the US threat having stirred nationalist passions.
- Tales From Arabia (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 13, 2007)
Arabic literature has a magnificent tradition. But the forces of conservatism were strong and its contact with modernism has been limited.
- Can Civil Society Deliver? (Hindu, Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, Feb 13, 2007)
A reminder of a widespread perception of a global collapse of confidence in politics and the state
- The Many Facets Of Satyajit Ray (Deccan Herald, M BHAKTAVATSALA, Feb 11, 2007)
This collection of essays on master filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, deal with specific aspects of his films.
- Jammu & Kashmir This Week (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 11, 2007)
The People's Democratic Party is a unique political entity, which simultaneously enjoys the power and performs the role of the opposition. The party's mantra is to claim credit for anything that pleases the people and wash its hands off anything that.....
- Arab Success And Its Limits (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Feb 10, 2007)
Major Arab countries that stood by mutely as their region was convulsed by external and internal pressures have finally made some effort to restore stability. Saudi Arabia made sure that the Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, persisted with . ..
- ‘If You Don’T Want Religion To Be Part Of Problem, Make It Part Of Solution’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Feb 10, 2007)
Amid ‘live and let live’, ‘world peace’, ‘harmony’ and other politically correct phrases at the peace summit of the World Council of Religious Leaders that ended on February 7 in New Delhi, it was difficult to tell whether it was a congregation . . .
- Tony Blair's Tainted Legacy (Hindu, Martin Jacques, Feb 09, 2007)
Whatever the outcome of the police investigation, his legacy will be deeply tainted - and Labour may yet implode.
- Language Of Justice (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Feb 07, 2007)
The public criticism of high court judges in Tamil Nadu by state Electricity Minister Arcot N Veerasamy in the presence of Chief Minister M Karunanidhi reflects poorly on the relationship between the executive and the judiciary.
- Politics Of Language (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Feb 05, 2007)
Tariq Rahman makes a passionate case for reorganising Pakistan's provinces on linguistic lines, says G Parthasarathy
- A Prattler’S Rattle (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Feb 05, 2007)
Deep into Dr Ashok Mitraâ€™s new book, A Prattlerâ€™s Tale: Bengal, Marxism and Governance (Samya, Rs 595), I began to feel a growing sense of irritation.
- ‘Nuclear Deal With Us Will Help India As It Won’T Be Forced To Depend On Petro-Authoritarian Regimes’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Feb 05, 2007)
Thomas Friedman — New York Times columnist and author of The Lexus & the Olive Tree and The World is Flat — has always been among the first to sense a global trend and communicate it to his readers, often in a single, telling metaphor.
- Climate-Change: The Real Doomsday (Business Line, Ranabir Ray Choudhury , Feb 05, 2007)
The supreme danger staring the planet in the face is that the climate-change process may have become irreversible, and no matter what mankind chooses to do today it cannot prevent the development of a terrestrial climate totally inhospitable to the . . .
- Jaswant's Progress (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Feb 03, 2007)
He makes assertions on well known episodes that are palpably, demonstrably untrue and makes them with supreme assurance.
- Russia Vs West (Frontline, Vladimir Radyuhin , Feb 02, 2007)
Russia uses its vast oil and gas resources to trigger shifts in power equations, effectively eroding the West's post-Cold War gains.
- And Jaswant Said 'Dumb, Dumb, Dumb' (Frontline, Sanjaya Baru, Feb 02, 2007)
More than a foreign correspondent's diary, this is an informed, evocative, honest view of India in the '90s
- Putin In India (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Feb 01, 2007)
India welcomed Russia's President Putin as the Chief Guest at this year's Republic Day celebrations.
- Facts Are Stranger! (Hindu, ANUJ KUMAR, Feb 01, 2007)
"As 60 Years of Book Publishing in India" hits the stands, editor Dina N. Malhotra speaks to ANUJ KUMAR
- Engagement With Dalit Feminism (Hindu, Anupama Katakam, Jan 30, 2007)
First person accounts of Dalit women bringing alive the profound deprivation they faced and their struggles.
- "The Asean-India Relationship Has Reached A High Point" (Hindu, P.S. Suryanarayana, Jan 30, 2007)
A "strategic approach" is the best way to clinch the difficult trade pact between India and the Association of South East Asian Nations by the July timeline. Asean Secretary GeneralOng Keng Yong, in an exclusive interview in Singapore on Sunday, . . .
- Time For Islamabad To Correct Its Stance: What Lies Ahead For The Fateful Triangle-Ii (Dawn, A.R. Siddiqi, Jan 29, 2007)
Overwhelmed by the mujahideen forays and incessant pounding of Kabul, President Najibullah resigned in April 1992 and sought asylum in the UN compound in Kabul.
- Without People Or Drink (Telegraph, Khushwant Singh, Jan 29, 2007)
These days I read a lot of poetry, Urdu and English. A few couplets of Ghalib, over and over again, and a few pages of latter-day English poets from an updated Palgrave’s Golden Treasury.
- And Jaswant Said 'Dumb, Dumb, Dumb' (OutLook, Sanjaya Baru, Jan 29, 2007)
More than a foreign correspondent's diary, this is an informed, evocative, honest view of India in the '90s
- Facing A Wave Of Sectarianism In Globalising ‘Islam’ (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Jan 29, 2007)
We predicted two days ago in this column that the NWFP would be targeted this Muharram and urged the NWFP government to be prepared to forestall the menace.
- Royalists Fish In Terai Trouble (Telegraph, Bharat Bhushan, Jan 29, 2007)
The April-2006 uprising in Nepal had three objectives: a peaceful resolution of the Maoist insurgency; an end to the king’s autocratic rule; and the restructuring of the Nepalese state.
- ‘What’S Raj Dharma? There Is No Such Thing Anywhere In The Country. There’S Only One Dharma, Muslim Dharma’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jan 29, 2007)
Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena chief who recently turned 80, spoke to The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24x7’s Walk the Talk. In this first part of the interview, the Tiger — as he wants to be called — reveals aspects of . ..
- Varanasi Seer’S Memory Is Phenomenal (Tribune, Khushwant Singh, Jan 28, 2007)
which happened to be Makar Sakranti, about 10 million people took an early morning dip in the chilly waters at the Sangam of the Ganga and Yamuna at Allahabad.
- The Plateau Of Divinity (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 28, 2007)
Through Legend and Lore Kishore Thukral; Mosaic Books, Price not mentioned
- Learning To Learn (Indian Express, GAUTAM CHIKERMANE, Jan 25, 2007)
India will remain a low-income country for several decades with per capita income well below its other BRIC peers, says a recently-released paper by Goldman Sachs, simultaneously pointing out that it can become a motor for the world economy.
- The Pleasure Of Your Company (Dawn, Mahir Ali, Jan 24, 2007)
Nine days after the above words — and a lot more in the same vein — appeared in print in hundreds of newspapers, Richard Milhous Nixon did indeed go, becoming the first president of the United States to do so.
- Polarised Politics In Hi-Tech City (Indian Express, JOHNSON T A, Jan 24, 2007)
When communal violence broke out in an area of five kilometre radius in the east of Bangalore on Sunday evening, most of the new-age city remained blissfully unaware.
- All The World's A Stage (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jan 23, 2007)
Indian theatre has long come of age. It is time surely for those who worry about its Indianness, and thus inadvertently reduce it to cliches, to lay their fears to rest.
- India, Mother Of The World (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jan 22, 2007)
‘We thank India for the example set by the great Mahatma Gandhi, who taught that politics without principles is a sin.’
- Game Of Hegemony (Frontline, Shelley Walia, Jan 22, 2007)
A scholarly work that traces and analyses the policies of the Unites States in its quest for global dominance.
- Press And Power (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Jan 22, 2007)
The press owes a duty to be careful about accepting as true whatever version the regime of the day imparts.
- The Plaintive Cry (Deccan Herald, Sharada Prahladrao , Jan 21, 2007)
Spanning half a century, the novel sweeps across the upheavals and turbulence in the Indian Subcontinent.
- Reorganising States (Deccan Herald, Kancha Ilaiah, Jan 20, 2007)
There is a need to accept English as the national language as the concept of linguistic states has failed.
- Ems Was A Marxist Pathfinder: Karat (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 20, 2007)
Recalling E.M.S. Namboodiripad's immense contribution to the Communist movement in India, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat said the late leader's greatest ability was to relate to all major issues that helped the Left . .
- Massacre Of Bihari Migrants (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Jan 19, 2007)
The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) states in its fortnightly publication Freedom:
- Mind Your Language (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jan 17, 2007)
The National Knowledge Commission's recommendation to include English compulsorily in school curricula across the country from Class I could not have come a moment too soon.
- Like Father, Unlike Son (Indian Express, Shaibal Gupta, Jan 16, 2007)
Even though Left politics did not have strong roots in UP, the state had at least two outstanding ideological icons — Charan Singh and Ram Manohar Lohia.
- The Clash Of Civilisations (Deccan Herald, Khushwant Singh, Jan 13, 2007)
Why do non-Muslims feel that Muslims are backward-looking, put their women in veils, indulge in polygamy and are intolerant towards people of other faiths?
- Making A Farce Of Politics (Dawn, Tahir Mirza, Jan 12, 2007)
Most if not almost all politicians everywhere have a habit of making selfish and untruthful statements.
- Laboratories Of Sad Politics (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Jan 11, 2007)
Election after election has shown that the model of politics that thrives Bihar is firmly connected to dividing people along regional, communal and caste lines. Gujarat, Bihar and UP have emerged as the most successful laboratories of such politics.
- Obscured By Myth (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jan 10, 2007)
The best way to approach the history of Islamic conversions in the Indian subcontinent is probably to understand the complex politics of secular academic research and history writing.
- Rewriting History, India To Unshackle Bhutan (Indian Express, C Raja Mohan, Jan 09, 2007)
Signaling a historic shift in its policy towards smaller neighbours, India is set to rewrite a 57-year-old treaty with Bhutan that was patently unequal and widely seen as a symbol of New Delhi’s hegemonic intent in the subcontinent.
- Statehood For Telangana: New Imperatives (Hindu, C.H. Hanumantha Rao, Jan 08, 2007)
A genuine response to the present discontent in Telangana would be to embark upon a fresh round of land reforms and other socio-economic measures.
- Abiding Faith (Hindu, SACHIDANANDA MOHANTY , Jan 07, 2007)
Manoj Das, eminent author, talks about his work and the place of a writer in an era of cultural globalisation.
- Kashmir: Bridge, Not A Battle Ground (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Jan 04, 2007)
Two great secularists created the Kashmir problem; others perpetuated it.
- Prakash Singh Badal (Frontline, Sarabjit Pandher, Jan 03, 2007)
Interview with Shiromani Akali Dal chief Prakash Singh Badal.
- Why Mumbai's Municipal Elections Count (Hindu, Kalpana Sharma , Dec 30, 2006)
For Mumbai's citizens, the elections are a chance to assert their right to better governance. For the major political parties, this is virtually a mini State election.
- Back To Basics (Tribune, Inder Malhotra, Dec 29, 2006)
NO one need be surprised by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s return to hard Hindutva as its sheet anchor.
- Enter The Race (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Dec 29, 2006)
Indians make up one-sixth of the world’s population. Spanning a wide geographical area, we are expected to have a staggering range of diversities — beyond language, culture, lifestyles — in our genetic make-up.
- Interplay Of Politics & Economics (Dawn, Syed Mohibullah Shah, Dec 28, 2006)
Can the economics of a country be right if its politics are wrong? Issues of poverty and growing gaps in prosperity among people and regions are causing concern and figure prominently in public debates and the national media.
- President For Life (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Dec 27, 2006)
You could love him or hate him, but there was no way you could ignore him if you had even a remote interest in Central Asia or the former Soviet Union.
- Political Odour Spoils Sahitya Sammelan (Deccan Herald, Ramakrishna Upadhya, Dec 23, 2006)
The unsavoury tussle between the chief minister and the deputy chief minister over the CM’s participation in the annual Kannada Sahitya Sammelan is an unfortunate outcome of politicisation of every aspect of our lives.
- Back To The Future (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Dec 22, 2006)
India needs to play an active role to revive Nalanda.
- Rashtrakavi To Get Rs 10 Lakh (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 22, 2006)
Stung by scathing criticism from Kannada Sahitya Parishat president Chandrashekara Patil, the State government on Thursday announced that the cash award of Rs 10 lakh would be restored to Rashtrakavi G S Shivarudrappa.
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