ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Columns

Columns
Forget Kargil, forget even Jammu and Baramula. The menace of militancy so-described is casting a shadow over the entire north-east, Assam not ecluding. Assigning the credit for the disturbed state of...
By a recent government order foreign national intending to attend workshop seminars has to seek clearance from the home ministry. This order is an assault on the autonomy of Indian universities,...
The American media's sudden interest in Afghanistan and then Iraq and its equally abrupt waning away is symptomatic of the wider 'anti-intellectualism' of our times, visible in every sphere of public...
Information and broadcasting minister Pramod Mahajan's order banning Pakistan TV is palpably absurd, illiterate and unconstitutional.
There is no doubt that Mumbai and some other cities, particularly large parts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, are threatened by mafia rule. That is no reason for not subjecting the Maharashtra Control of...
Nothing remotely comparable in research or analysis to the Human Rights Watch's report on the Enron Corporation has been published in India. The report deserves to be reprinted in an Indian edition.
A G Noorani WE have become so accustomed to legislation by the executive in the form of ordinances that, unless the abuse is patent, none questions the basics underlying this unique power...
A G Noorani THE union minister for urban affairs, Ram Jethmalani's move to open the files of his ministry to the public was ill-considered and inept. No individual minister can take such a decision...
Arun Ghosh In less developed countries strategic policy decisions in regard to collaboration, market dominance and market share have to be taken by the government in order that the flow of...
Everywhere else the ambit of minorities' rights is being enlarged. In India the Sangh parivar challenges the very concept of minorities. IN the last few years a battle royal has waged between the...
A G Noorani ON June 26,1997 the US Supreme Court gave an important ruling in Janet Reno, attorney general vs ACLU, It repays study for two reasons. The court' s description of the mechanics of...
In the new world of international finance capital brave words such as 'India's fundamentals are strong' are meaningless. The gradual opening up of the country's financial market to short-term...
A G Noorani AMNESTY International's Annual Report for 1998 has, in its section on India a brief para which tells all it thinks of the subject: "In November, the Supreme Court upheld the...
GPD A thought which quartered hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward -I do not know Why yet I live to say this things to do, Sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and means To do...
GPD You do not have to underestimate China's military capabilities. Nobody has. But you must not underestimate the need for political handling of China and George Fernandes has unfortunately given...

Pages

Back to Top