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All This Getting Together Romesh Thapar WHAT is Rajiv Gandhi trying to do? He finally persuaded himself, despite the presence of that mischief-maker, Fotedar, that he must be allied to Farooq...
A Damaged 'Image' Romesh Thapar IF Rajiv Gandhi cannot oersuade India to heighten its determination to live with terrorist outrages and fails to work out political and economic initiatives that have...
Political Speculations Romesh Thapar ONCE again, speculation is widespread about the future of the Congress party. As always, it is encouraged by a whimsical dynastic leadership and by the lack of...
Smaller States? Romesh Thapar WE watch the growing confrontation in Darjeeling and its neighbourhood with increasing despair Admittedly, Subhas Ghising, 'the failed novelist', is not a serious or...
India: The Crisis of a System Romesh Thapar THE attempt to understand India in simplistic equations is attractive, but it is fraught with many dangers. Take your pick of easy analysis. Our Planning...
Mother and Son Romesh Thapar WE'VE been thinking about the eight meaningless Cabinet reshuffle. The pro- moting and demoting of the ministerial team is so reminiscent of the days of Indira Gandhi...
Changing Balance of Power Romesh Thapar I HOPE our Foreign Office is sensitive to the vibrations of the Gorbachev-Reagan meeting. We tend to took upon these events as part of a rather superficial...
This Security Business Romesh Thapar WHATEVER persuades us that an alert and effective security system is possible in a sea of casualness and inefficiency? Every comment from all parts of the...
Backwards All... Romesh Thapar FRANKLY, and particularly after the penetration of the security system at Raj Ghat by a wayward character, I think the time has come for our dynamic PM, Rajiv Gandhi,...
Irresponsible or Loutish? Romesh Thapar ARE we going to sit around and permit Rajiv Gandhi to treat the developing crisis over 'Gorkhaland' as if it were another petty quarrel in his political...
Playing Government-Government Romesh Thapar BY the looks of it, there is a fierce competition in simplistic talk. The National Integration Council, with the PM chairing and chief ministers attending...
A Sampling of Dynamic Leadership Romesh Thapar INDIA and Pakistan should never hurl charges at each other about 'bungling', 'inefficiency', 'contrary statements' and horrendous delays'
We Are Guilty Many Times Over Romesh Thapar PEOPLE all around the world, including the law-abiding Brits, have learned to live with the rowdies in their midst, sprinkled with drug fiends,...
Aberrations at Every Level Romesh Thapar ONLY the day before desh ka neta Sethi penetrated the sanctums of the P and T in the Capital for a violent confrontation, I was going through the ordeal of...
Money Power Manipulates the State Romesh Thapar EVEN as this benighted land is burning up with angers and alienations which have to be tackled with sensitivity and courage, we are witnessing a most...

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