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Starting: Mon 01 Jul 1996 - 00:00:-33201 EDT
Ending: Fri 05 Jul 1996 - 00:00:-24769 EDT
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  • A place in history - an editorial
    • Editorial    Indian Express - 4 July 1996
      • >>>AN occupational hazard of becoming Foreign Minister is that it breeds a romantic desire to make history. Inder Kumar Gujral is no exception to this starry-eyed temptation. His unilateral gesture, to , Pakistan - replete with photo opportunities with a, beatific High ...
  • A role for the reds - An editorial
    • Posted By ashok    The Financial Express - Editorial - 1\7\96
      • >>>THE induction of two senior CPI leaders in the Union Council of Ministers is no ordinary event. It may or may not unleash a revolution in governance but it is indeed a landmark in communist politics in India. A more epochmaking landmark was nearly achieved when CPI(M) patriarch ...
  • An article by Hindu Jagriti Kendra
    • Posted By ashok    Economic Times - May 31 1996
      • >>>This Circular of the Hindu Jagriti Kendra - Circular Eleven begins by reproducing an article on Sudan, the largest country of Africa, printed In the Reader's Digest of May 1996. To study this article Is to remind oneself of the limitless atrocities committed by ...
  • An uneasy partnership
    • Kewal Varma    Business standard - 5 July 1996
      • >>>How long will it last? This question is being asked since the day the Deve Gowda government assumed power. The new government is not a product of an opportunistic preelection alliance. It is a product of political ...
  • Balasaheb Deoras and Indian Muslims
    • Muzaffar Hussain    Organiser - 5 July 1996
      • >>>Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has always been a subject of controversy for its perception of the Indian Muslim. It has been persistently dubbed communalist and describing its style of functioning as Fascist, no efforts are ...
  • Bombay to Ayodhya, via Santa Barbara
    • A. K. R. Hemmady    The Pioneer - 9 June 1996
      • >>>Before me is a political comment on Indian elections by Trudy Robin published in Philadelphia Inquirer (8 May 1996) which begins with the alarming rhetoric; ``Dousing the flames that threaten India: Fear and uncertainty cloud India's elections. Can the basic common sense of ...
  • Coalition blues - An editorial
    • Posted By ashok    The Asian Age - Editorial - 29\6\96
      • >>>In terms of originality of thought, statements recently made by many ministers of the United Front government leave much to be desired. Take, for instance, Mr. Mulayam Singh Yadav saying that the government would accord "maximum autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir." It is certainly ...
  • Deen, Dharma and Indianism
    • S. Bashiruddin    Hindustan Times - 26 May 1996.
      • >>>INDIANISM, Bharatiyata, and now Hindutwa connote the same meaning, It depends on the perception of the audience.This is possible for anyone with an open mind and a deep understanding of Indian culture and heritage. ...
  • Editorials on RSS ban and its removal
    • Posted By ashok    Times of India -Editorial - 12 December 1995
      • >>>Given the communal frenzy in which the country finds itself, it was inevitable that the arrests of some of the leaders of the sangh pariwar would be followed by the ban on communal organisations. The time taken by the Centre to impose it was evidently not the result of feet- ...
  • Even after two decades of Marxism..........
    • Posted By ashok    Indian Express - 29\6\96
      • >>>STARVED and threatened with death, Surajmoni Mandi was forced to step out of her home the day the Jyoti Basu government stepped into its 20th year last month. Her village folks, in the one of most backward regions in the state in Purulia district, had proclaimed her a ...
  • Heavy subsidy behind scam
    • Editorial    Finanical Express - 3 July 1996
      • >>>An aspect of the urea import scandal that has got eclipsed by the financial magnitude is the over-subsidisation and over-use of urea in defiance of the damage it is causing to the soil. Urea is the most heavily subsidised fertiliser and this largely explains the ...
  • Hindutva and dialectics
    • P. Parameshwaran    Indian Express - 3 July 1996
      • >>>THE entry of O. V. VIJAYAN into the'Hindutva' debate (Dialectics of Hindutva, IE June 17) has not come a, day too soon. Though he labels the debate 'phoney', the fact that a creative intellectual like him could not resist the temptation to intervene, shows that the central point ...
  • How about an optional common code?; and a response
    • Arindam Sen Gupta    Economic Times - 3 July 1996
      • >>>A highly popular line of attack against secularism and secularists is that in the guise of secularism, they and the 'secular' parties practice 'favoritism' towards the Muslim community. Evidence cited in support of the charge are mainly three their reluctance to lend support to a ...
  • Illegal wakf property transfer
    • PTI    Economic Times - 3 July 1996
      • >>>Transfer of wakf property in West Bengal was done within a "close circuit" without advertisement for offers or open invitation of quotations, according to the P.K.Sengupta Report on wakf properties which was tabled at the state assembly on Monday. .
  • Just a little fortnight on the way to ministersip - The travails of Taslimuddin
    • Arun Shorie    Observer - 28 June 1996
      • >>> AT page 118 of the report of the Special Committee constituted by the Bihar Vidhan Sabha we read: "This time I came to meet Mohammad Taslimuddin about 12-20 days ago. I then went back. I came today. There is a servant ...
  • Kohl Comfort - Germany and Tibet
    • Hugh Williamson in Bonn    Far Eastern Economic Review - 27 June 1996
      • >>>Back off on human rights, and prosper. That's the message Beijing is giving its European trade partners, and Germany is buying. On Tibet, for instance, Chancellor Helmut Kohl seems ready to placate Beijing in order to preserve his country's economic interests in China. ...
  • More to Khajurao than popular belief
    • Vidyadhar Date    Times Of India - 30\6\96
      • >>>Khajuraho has become a major international tourist attraction, but partly for the wrong reasons. So argues noted scholar of art history Devangana Desai, who says Khajuraho is not synonymous with erotic sculpture. "When I say I am working on Khajuraho, many people think ...
  • Muslim Congressmen present 17 demands
    • Pratap Thorat    Asian Age - 2 July 1996
      • >>>Mumbai, June 29: There must be five Muslim ministers, and not just one or two, in a 40-member Cabinet if the Congress manages to return to power in Maharashtra in future. This will be one of the 17 demands by about 700 Muslim ...
  • Nepal based ISI wing planning blasts in India
    • Sujit Chakraborty    The Observer - 1\7\96
      • >>>THE Pakistan embassy in Nepal is actively "aiding and abetting" the Kathmandu-based ISI operators to intensify terrorist campaign in India. Mentioning this in a recent confidental note, the home ministry expressed grave concern over the increasing ISI (Inter Services ...
  • On the forgiving trail - a letter
    • D. K. Saraf - a letter    The Asian Age - 5 July 1996
      • >>>Sir, This refers to Mr Z. Kittler's letter, Mother not so Saintly. I fully support Mr Kitler's disapproval of Mother Teresa who, instead of refuting the charges, perpetually prays for those who criticise her. This reminds me of an incident that occurred two years ...
  • Some of the Social reformation programmes of the Sangh Parivar
  • Style of a comrade - An editorial
    • Posted By ashok    The Indian Express - Editorial - 3 July 1996
      • >>>To suggest that India's first Communist Home Minister has also been affected by the familiar shortcoming of his inexperience - would be to do injustice to Indrajit Gupta's standing as a parliamentarian . Yet, there is a distinctly unwholesome note to Gupta's first ...
  • Taslimuddin must go - an editorial and a response
    • Posted By ashok    Times of India - Editorial - 3 July 1996
      • >>>It is entirely conceivable that Prime Minister Deve Gowda knew next to nothing of Mr. Mohammad Taslimuddin's wayward ways when he appointed him minister of state for home affairs on the say-so of Mr. Laloo Prasad Yadav. But for the Prime Minister to retain him even ...
  • The cassandras are wrong
    • Henry Kissinger    Economic Times - 3 July 1996
      • >>>AS the surprise over Binyainin Netanyahu's electoral victory wears off, a look at its implications is in order. For it may well turn out that the change of governments in Israel, far from spelling the end of the peace predicted by so many Cassandras, will provide the ...
  • The conflict within - An Editorail
    • Editorial    The Times of India - 2 July 1996
      • >>>The conflict between the forward and backward castes within the Bharatiya Janata Party, highlighted during the Lok Sabha campaign by the BJP's angry young woman, Ms Uma Bharati, has come into the open both in Gujarat and ...
  • The eerie scene of Assam
    • Kuldip Nayar    The Afternoon - 5 July 1996
      • >>>HUNDREDS of people have been robbed of their Maruti cars. The amount of ransom varies from Rs. 2 @ to Rs. 75 lakh. Many people have been mercilessly tortured. Hundreds of traders have closed their shops and gone away to other parts of -the country. Trade, commerce and industry has ...
  • The end of an epoch - an editorial on Balasaheb
    • Posted By ashok    Organiser - 30 June 1996
      • >>>WITH the passing away of Shri Balasaheb Deoras, the third Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtdya Swayamsevak Sangh one more link that connected the present mammoth organisation with the founder of this unique institution Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar has snapped. He was ...
  • The three disinformations
    • Francois Cautier    Hindustan Times - 5 July 1996
      • >>>A few years ago, the West was able to celebrate the discoverer of the ``New World'' with fanfare and pomp. But the New world was already quite old when it was discovered by the young Barbarians, much older in fact than the fledgling Western civilisation. And Columbus, ...
  • The UF regime needs Marxist participation
    • Avijit Pathak    Indian Express - 5 July 1996
      • >>>THE communists have finally joined the Union Government. And this unambiguous Merger with the 'system' is unlikely to be appreciated by the puritans-the militant adherents, of the philosophy of revolution. Or, as the CPI(M)s refusal has already indicated, even the moderates ...
  • True Hindutva
    • SHIVENDRA K. SINHA    times of India - 2 July 1996
      • >>>HINDUTVA is not the name of what is commonly, and rather loosely, referred to as the Hindu religion. The word 'Hindu' itself was first used in the 16th century by nonIndians indicating people inhabiting the land beyond the great river Indus. The term 'Hindu' gained currency land ...
  • UF govt doesn't have a mandate: Advani
    • Janak Singh    The Times of India - 1 July 1996
      • >>>NEW DELHI, June 30. The policies and programmes of the United Front (UF) government are being tailored to meet the needs of its supporters, " Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president L.K Advani charged here last Friday. "Corruption is not being accorded top priority because it ...
  • Understanding Hinduism - a letter
    • C.R. Nath    INDIAN EXPRESS - 3 July 1996
      • >>>Sir: I strongly protest against the article "Middle class lumpenisation of Hinduism" which denigrates the Hindus. The author has abused freedom of expression. Had he known the ABC of Hinduism (Vedantic religion) he would not have obliquely advised the readers to s to ...
    • V.K. BHATTAR    INDIAN EXPRESS - 3 July 1996
      • >>>Sir: This refers to the article "Middle class lumpenisation of Hinduism" (June 13) in which Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr. has concluded that when people who think do not care to talk about religion and review its articles of faith, it is charlatans and pretenders s ...
  • We would be secular only if we Indians first; and a response
    • Seema Mustafa    Asian Age - 5 July 1996
      • >>>Traveling through Europe one is struck by the complete absence of border check posts. It is almost an open continent with visitors - once, of course, the visas are firmly endorsed in the passport - traveling freely through the countries without even being subjected to a ...
  • Why Communists err again
    • Raza & Bani Deshpande    Organiser - 23 June 1996
      • >>>AT last the United Front has succeeded in forming the Government at the Centre. The BJP which assumed power for two weeks in order to discharge its constitutional responsibility, submitted its resignation gracefully when ...
  • Why the truth on the urea scam may not come out.
  • With 'secularists' we have, Hindutva need not worry
    • Javed Anand    The pioneer - 1 July 1996
      • >>>We, the secularists of India, rejoiced when the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led Government proved to be a 13-day wonder. We derived particular satisfaction from the fact that the generals of the saffron brigade failed,and how, in their attempt to get even a single MP on their side. ...

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