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The' Dinosaurs' to the Rescue Romesh Thapar WHY is it that it always needs the rumblings of an earthquake to stir our rulers into action. Once this applied only to the states of the Union. Now it...
Punjab at Stake, and More Romesh Thapar PAROCHIAL, short-sighted politicking, backed by every type of vicious violence is slowly suffocating the spirit of Punjab. Even as a confused Barnala is...
Calcutta Diary A M DOES not all this seem allegorical, the goings-on in that supposedly maximum security prison on the outskirts of the nation's capital? It is open city for killers, smugglers,...
Today's Power Scenario Romesh Thapar WHATEVER persuaded the newspaper editors in Delhi to give the international criminal, Charles Sobhraj, the hottest coverage ever seen? The 'escape' should not...
Dimensions of 'Open' Governance Romesh Thapar I NEVER thought that the time would come when the Judiciary would begin to lead us politically. This is actually happening at various levels. There was...
Fiddling, Fiddling, Fiddling. . . . Romesh Thapar THE newspapers are not a reliable guide to events in our sub-continent. This is becoming very apparent as we move from one startling development to...
The Congress Conspirators Romesh Thapar WHATEVER else Raja Vishwanath Pratap Singh may not have achieved in his budget- ting, he has at least demystified it. February 28 was always a day for stupid...
A 'Baba-Log' Government Romesh Thapar YES, a baba-log government
There's Big Trouble on the Way Romesh Thapar THIS is usually the month during which the urban sprawl of India talks about price levels, inflation, taxes and money. By the looks of it, we are going...
Tribalism, Casteism, Communalism ... Romesh Thapar SOMEONE is playing the fool with the PM. Open the door. Close the door. Say this. Say that. Make a statement. Deny it. Smile, Frown. Get angry...
End This Rule by 'Yaars' ONE of the plus points of resuming an interrupted column on India is that the political and economic situation unusually remain static, marks time. Yes, Assam has been lost...
cliches of diplomatic intercourse, and the embarrassments over map boundaries, it is good to find the political potentates of seven South Asian nations (why is Burma excluded, and Afghanistan?)...
The Political Undercurrents Romesh Thapar IT took the mother a number of years to see her way to total power, and to intoxicate on it, A major ingredient was the destruction of the Pakistani army in...
Anxieties Begin to Grow Romesh Thapar WHATEVER impression the newspapers and magazines might be trying to create, or for that matter the government agit-prop of Akashvani and Doordarshan, anxieties...

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