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Friday, September 28, 2007


  Feature Stories


From September 22, 2007  to September 28, 2007

The Road Home From Khalistan

Fifteen years after the end of the war for Khalistan, terror commanders are rebuilding their lives.

Border Talks End

The latest round of negotiations between India and China on the border dispute ended here on Wednesday.

Relevance Of Being ‘Non-Aligned’ And Irrelevance Of Nam

Historian Ramachandra Guha has described Jawaharlal Nehru’s policy of non-alignment as an attempt to place India “beyond and above the rivalries of Great Powers.”

Progress In Border Talks, Says Wen

Focus on devising a framework accord Narayanan meets Premier Wen Sonia’s visit will boost ties:

On To The World Stage Via The Commonwealth

For the first time, India has a chance to head the 53-nation body of former British colonies in what could mark its debut as a serious player on the world stage.

Saffron Takes On Khaki

On Monday 100,000 anti-junta protesters led by Buddhist monks and nuns marched through Yangon, the largest crowd to demonstrate since the 1988 pro-democracy uprising that was brutally crushed.

Burma’s Saviour

While India largely ignores the unfolding political drama in Burma, where Buddhist monks and nuns have given a new boost to the pro-democracy movement in recent weeks, China seems to be rapidly repositioning itself.

Us: The Global Super Cop

Today, the over-stretched US military has earned the epithet “Super Cop”, but is this a successful or suicidal national security strategy? The US decision to resort to force ironically demonstrates the limits of its use.

Brown Keeps Opposition Guessing About Early Polls

Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday left the Opposition guessing about his plans for an early general election even as speculation persisted that he might call one as early next month or November, catching the Tories napping.

Wake Up To China's Plans

Non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries was a cardinal principle of Jawaharlal Nehru's five principles of peaceful coexistence.

Faith Flashpoints

Did Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi cock a snook at convention and good taste by ridiculing the Ramayana?

Calculators Are Out But Topplers Have Got Their Timing Hopelessly Wrong

Since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s political record in opposition in the past three years has been more inclined to the occult than ordinary politics, I am going to use metaphysical language to proffer this piece of gratuitous advice.

Another Round Of Talks Begins

India and China have their work cut out in ensuring that the negotiations on the boundary dispute make progress.

Election Shadow Over Labour Meet

The seaside resort of Bournemouth was on Sunday teeming with political and media junkies as the annual conference of the Labour Party got underway with only one question on everyone’s mind:

Sharif’s First Shot Has Gone Awry

That Nawaz Sharif may return to Pakistan before the general election in January does not surprise me.

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