Perspective

Remember the gaam

Relations began to sour between historically united groups in a neighbourhood of Ahmedabad after 'outsiders' arrived.

| Nov 01, 2005

Rice and sovereignty

The grain that sustains more than half of the world's population may soon be owned and controlled by a private company.

| Mar 13, 2004

A Subcontinental free trade utopia

SAFTA has been hyped following the SAARC summit, but will it only help the trader and not the people? And what of services?

| Jan 01, 2004

An election at JNU

The elections for the students' union at Jawaharlal Nehru University pits Hindutva against the Congress against the Marxists against the Marxists Leninists. It is all very civilised, still, the feelings run deeper in South Delhi.

| Dec 01, 2003

Crisis beyond legality

Will constitutional amendment provide for the social and political needs of the Nepali people and polity? Or a new constitution? And by what procedure?

| Nov 01, 2003

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