Benazir And India

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described her as “one of the outstanding leaders of our sub-continent, who always looked for reconciliation between India and Pakistan.” Most magazines are doing cover stories…

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Aurangzeb and Dalrymple

We all admire William Dalrymple for his writing style, knowledge of India and for making Delhi his home.Yet his fascination for Aurangzeb,which already made him write the the Last Mughal…

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India is Going Down

In Tamil Nadu, there are 10 to 15 hours power cut a day, workers stand idle, small units are closing down daily by the dozens and business is slow.The rupee…

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LAVASA: The Controversy

Pune, once a quiet city, where people could stroll quietly along tree-lined avenues and where nobody even needed a fan in summer, has exploded.Landing there provides a startling view of…

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Why ayodhya ?

AYODHYA, as we have seen earlier, is not a hap-hazard, crazy, meaning-less event. It is a symbol through which two conceptions of India are facing each other, and the outcome…

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THE EMPRESS Of INDIA

Like Sonia Gandhi, I am a Westerner and a brought-up catholic. My father, a very good man, was a staunch Christian; my uncle, whom I doted upon, was the vicar…

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