Roots in history by Praveen Swami
The politics of jehad in Hyderabad goes back to 1948 when the princely state resisted accession to the Indian Union.
Questions over judicial council by V.Venkatesan
A Parliamentary Standing Committee seeks to remove the pro-Judiciary bias in the Judges (Inquiry) Bill, 2006.
The battle is on By John Cherian Despite widespread protests, India joins in the naval exercises conducted in the Bay of Bengal by the U.S. and its regional allies.
Unravelling India’s growth transition By C.P. Chandrasekhar The surge in foreign capital inflows that fuelled the Indian economy’s high growth trajectory is also making it fragile and vulnerable to financial crises elsewhere
Tackling terror by R.K. Raghavan
A policy declaration that we stand firm against terrorism and have done all that is needed to guard our assets will only enhance India’s image as a mature nation.
Sanctifying mass destruction by praful Bidwai
The toxic terms of discourse of the nuclear debate have insidiously intruded into the public’s mind and distorted its moral perspective
Access to farming knowledge By Jayati GhoshExtension workers continue to disseminate knowledge about practices that may be not only irrelevant but even harmful
At a crossroads by Walden Bello
The WSF, a space to discuss and debate an alternative world order, is in danger of becoming a forum of ideas with no agenda for action.
Reaching out by John cherian
Venezuela’s new Constitution seems to be on course for approval even as Chavez attempts to build a new America free of U.S. influence.
War games in the Urals by Vladimir Radyuhin The largest ever military exercise by the SCO adds a new dimension to its rapidly expanding security agenda.
Courtesy : The Frontline – www.flonnet.com
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