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  • A K Dhar
  • A.R. Kanangi
  • Agencies
  • Ajay Suri
  • Andre Beteille
    • Modernity & Morality; and comment   The Times of India - October 29, 1998
      • >>>Indians who have set their hearts and minds against secularism will not fail to take note of the adoption of the Shariat Bill by the National Assembly of Pakistan. Some of them may envy the direct and forthright manner in which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sought to replace secular by religious principles in ...
  • Anita Joshua
    • Bearing the cross for their faith?   The Hindu - October 11, 1998
      • >>>edded to Christ, they were prepared to bear every conceivable cross for His sake. But, even in the worst of their nightmares, they had never seen themselves as being forced to bear the kind of cross that rape inflicts on a hapless woman. Their folly living in the back of beyond to serve the poorest of the poor, , ...
  • Ashok Chowgule
    • Attacks On Christians?   Hindu Vivek Kendra - October 98.
      • >>>The Catholic church, with the help of their stooges in the media, has undertaken a programme to politicise the attacks that have taken place on Christians. In some cases, they have been successfully able to divert the issue from the cause for which there is a retaliation against the Christians. In other cases, purely secular crimes have been termed ...
  • Ashok Chowgule,
    • Foreign Missionaries   Hindu Vivek Kendra - October 98.
      • >>>The issue of foreign missionaries has to be seen in the context of religious conversions. Otherwise, it is not possible to look at their role in the proper perspective, given their history in India and in the rest of the world. Although there are attempts to rationalise and sometimes negate the history, there is no denying that Christianity ...
    • The Popes Call For A Dialogue   Hindu Vivek Kendra - October 98.
      • >>>In its editorial "Call for a dialogue" (October 19), The Indian Express has said that latest Vatican encyclical - Fides et Ratio (Faith and Reason) - 'shows a greater readiness to engage in dialogue with other cultures and philosophies as well.' This indeed is a welcome step forward. However, the document has not dealt with some of the ...
    • Foreign Missionaries   Hindu Vivek Kendra - October 98.
      • >>>The issue of foreign missionaries has to be seen in the context of religious conversions. Otherwise, it is not possible to look at their role in the proper perspective, given their history in India and in the rest of the world. Although there are attempts to rationalise and sometimes negate the history, there is no denying that Christianity ...
    • The Popes Call For A Dialogue   Hindu Vivek Kendra - October 98.
      • >>>In its editorial "Call for a dialogue" (October 19), The Indian Express has said that latest Vatican encyclical - Fides et Ratio (Faith and Reason) - 'shows a greater readiness to engage in dialogue with other cultures and philosophies as well.' This indeed is a welcome step forward. However, the document has not dealt with some of the ...
  • Ashok Mahajan
    • The other side of religion   The Observer - October 10, 1998
      • >>>Religion has often been a driving force in the reform of social abuses, but it has also been associated with cruelty and oppression. The Filipinos were 'christianised' by Spanish friars in the name of King Philip II, more than four hundred fifty years ago. They were renamed by them "Philippines" in honour of their Spanish king.
  • Associated Press
  • Deepak Sharma
    • AMU hostels act as ISI havens   The Pioneer - October 8, 1998
      • >>>The Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan is spending more than Rs 5 crore per month on the 39 terrorist training camps being run in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), officers of the northern command divulged here on Tuesday. ...
  • Dina Nath Mishra
    • Basic feature of secularism   The Observer - October 29, 1998
      • >>>Insulting anything related to the cultural traditions of Hindus of this country has become a synonym of contemporary secularism as practised by the opponents of BJP. This was amply demonstrated in a recently-held conference of the state education ministers and secretaries when hell broke loose on the melodious recital of ...
    • Games the nuclear elite plays   The Observer - October 15, 1998
      • >>>Five months have passed after Pokhran-II. Hypocritical condemnations of India for its tests by 'nuclear-haves' have been totally been exposed. Had US, Britain, Russia, France and China been serious and sincere about their commitments, tests In the Indian subcontinent should have been utilised as a great ...
  • Dwarika Prasad Sharma
  • Editorial
    • Motivated hype?   The Hindustan Times - October 13, 1998
      • >>>The Sunday Telegraph report on India's purportedly "secret" plans for simulated war games on its border with Pakistan is a good example of hyperbolical hearsy which, on closer examination, would hold as much water as in a porous porringer. The report claims that over 100,000 Indian troops are to participate in the simulated war game involving ...
    • Logic of encounters   The Daily - October 3, 1998
      • >>>The Shiv Sena Chief Balasaheb Thackeray's pronouncement that police encounters to eliminate criminals should continue has to be viewed in light of the fact that somehow the rule of law has not made too much of an impression on the underworld or its minions. Naturally the common man looks to people like Thackeray ...
    • Get real, CPM (and Comment)   The Economic Times - October 8, 1998
      • >>>Against all odds India's largest Left party, the communist Party of India (Marxist), seems to be changing. This gut-wrenching evolutionary drama is being played out in Calcutta, venue of the party's 16th party congress. Today, leaders say that the CPM will extend 'issue-based' support to the Congress, till recently ...
  • Editorial and Swapan Dasgupta
  • Ershadul Huq
  • Express News Service
  • Felix Machado
    • How do Hindus view Jesus Christ?   The Examiner - October 10, 1998
      • >>>For many Hindus Jesus Christ remains an inspiration for social teaching. Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) would be an eminent example among these. He found the whole social teaching of Jesus Christ beautifully summarised in the Beatitudes. More than as a person, Jesus Christ is understood as a moral principle or an ...
  • Frank Morales
    • The Post Secular Age   The Telegraph - Mon, 05 Oct 1998 22:21:31 +0530
      • >>>The last two centuries have been a conspicuously unique era in the history of the human race. For, unlike any other epoch in our history, the last 200 years have witnessed the systematic and seemingly unstoppable deconstruction of religion as an important element of Western society. So successful has the ...
  • G N Devy
    • Telling a Ramayana   The Hindu - September 20, 1998
      • >>>The literary community is now paying attention to oral literature. But in order to understand this genre, especially that of the 20th Century, one must examine an altogether different area of expression - tribal languages. G. N. DEVY looks at India's love for the spoken word, which has found a powerful means of expression in cinema for instance.
  • G. S. Bhargava
    • Cutting it out   The Hindustan Times - October 12, 1998
      • >>>Cut-outs are a south Indian, particularly Tamilian, embellishment of what is intellectually called the political process. They made their triumphant entry into politics when M.G. Ramachandran, as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, made cinema the key to public life. In the early days of competition between ...
  • Henry Kissinger
    • IMF can't tackle the crises (Part I of II)   Dawn, Karachi - Oct 6, 1998.
      • >>>WHAT began 15 months ago as a currency crisis in Thailand and then spread across Asia, now threatens the industrialized world. No government and virtually no economist predicted the crisis, understood its extent or anticipated its staying power. A series of IMF rescue packages has not arrested its spread and threatens the political ...
  • Hindu Vivek Kendra
    • Media coverage of global vision 2000   Hindu Vivek Kendra - 18 August, 1993
      • >>>1. In line with their jaundiced outlook of the Sangh parivar, the English media in India has once again resorted to untruths in their coverage of Global Vision 2000 organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The manner in which this was done once again shows that the plan is deliberate, and It seems that the badge of ...
  • Inder Sawhney
  • Interview with PD Chitlangia
  • Jagmohan
    • Don allow meddling with Vaishno Devi shrine   Tribune - September 9, 1998
      • >>>The tragedy of present-day India is that it has developed clogged and corroded mind in which an elevating breeze can hardly blow in. It has become virtually incapable of doing any creative and constructive thinking and translating such a thinking into solid action on the ground. And, what is equally ...
  • Joseph Fitchett (International Herald Tribune)
  • Josy Joseph
  • Jyoti Lal Chowdhury
    • Ramayana in the North-East   Organiser - October 4, 1998
      • >>>Oral tradition of the story of Rama existed in the form of Kesar Saga in the Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The Ramayana values inspired the people and the kings of Assam not only of the indigenous Asura and Salastambha dynasties but the kings of the subsequent Ahom dynasties as well who belonged to the Tai- ...
  • K Francis
  • K Subrahmaniam
    • Military & governance in Pakistan   The Economic Times - October 15, 1998
      • >>>The resignation of an incumbent Pakistani Army chief is an unusual event in that country's history. The resignation was admittedly a consequence of the stringent criticism by the Army chief of the performance of the Nawaz Sharif government and his proposal to set up a national security council in which the ...
  • K Subrahmanyam
    • The US and nuclear India   The Economic Times - October 29, 1998
      • >>>After a visit to seven universities, two think tanks, three national dailies and a few government officials in the US, one is struck by the vast difference in attitudes towards the Indian nuclear tests between mainstreet USA and the sections of vocal anti-nuclear opinion in India. By and large there appears to be ...
    • Strategic dialogue with the US   The Economic Times - October 1, 1998
      • >>>In the wake of the Indian nuclear tests the more pragmatically inclined American academics who had earlier served in the government and are now in think-tanks have advocated a more sustained and intensified strategic dialogue between the US and India. The idea of such a strategic dialogue is not new. There ...
  • K. S. Narayanan
  • K.P. Nayar
  • Khushwant Singh and Nirmal Verma
  • L K Advani
  • Lalita Panicker
    • Electrify and be dammed   The Times of India - October 29, 1998
      • >>>The power situation in the country appears to be worsening by the day, with the National Thermal Power Corporation threatening to wield the big stick with defaulters like Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. But Power Minister PR Kumaramangalam sees brighter prospects ahead as his much touted power reforms get underway.
  • M. K. Narayanan
  • M. V. Kamath
    • A vision for the coming millennium   The Free Press Journal - October 15, 1998
      • >>>What will India be like, say, fifty years hence? Or, if fifty years is too long a time to peer at, what will India he 25 years hence? Will it be any better than what it is now? Or will things get worse? There are some who believe that conditions in India will progressively worsen and the nation will be in for hard ...
    • Community service   Mid-Day - October 15, 1998
      • >>>Caste has come to stay, says a headline in one of our national dailies, as if it is a new discovery. It has, has it? Now, isn't that interesting? Caste has always been with us and it will probably be with us for a long time to come. But the world - and things associated with it - has lost much of its edge in recent ...
    • What's the church afraid of?   Mid-Day - October 8, 1998
      • >>>WHAT the Vatican gays or does is strictly its own business and calls for no comment from outsiders like me. But when the Vatican's watchdog agency, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, sends a letter to bishops around the world instructing them to withdraw books written by Fr Anthony de Mello, SJ, I, a ...
    • An open letter to Sonia   The Daily - September 29, 1998
      • >>>Dear Madam, forgive me for writing this open letter to you, but this is the only way to reach you and to reach all those millions of people or at least a fraction of them, interested in the future of the country. All these days I was wondering what will transpire at your Panchmarhi meeting. Now that it is over and its ...
  • Mahendra Ved and Bhaskar Roy
  • Manik Mehta
  • Muhammad Najeeb
    • Her fearless pen   Mid-Day - October 26, 1998
      • >>>Pakistan's most famous authoress says fearless expression of thoughts on social evils and wrong alone can save the country from chaos. "One of the things that I became one hundred per cent sure was ...
  • Mustafa Alvi
    • Mulayam's statement evokes suspicion   The Times of India - October 1, 1998
      • >>>At a time when Pakistan is engaged in a proxy war against India by sneaking terrorists into the border state of Jammu and Kashmir, the statement of the Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav made recently in Mumbai to effect that India must lend Rs two thousand crore to Pakistan to enable it to tide over ...
  • N K Pant
    • The tyranny of the IAS   The Observer - October 23, 1998
      • >>>It is another thing that wily mandarins of the civil services may ultimately water down the BJP-led coalition's promise to. the armed forces that their state of preparedness, morale and combat effectiveness shall receive early attention and appropriate remedial action. But the fact is important that some thoughts ...
  • Nirupama Dutt
    • Seeing saffron in a song   The Indian Express - October 27, 1998
      • >>>Tow friends, one man and another a woman, both liberals of HinduMuslim parentage, called me up the other day with a query. They wanted to know the message of a Daler Mehndi song, the video clip of which was shown all too on the television. The number sang of knives being aimed at the heart and the refrain of Sanu u ...
  • P L Jaiswal
    • Ethics essential for value education   The Times of India - October 30, 1998
      • >>>The current controversy over the HRD ministry's move to "Indianise, nationalise and spiritualise" education - in particular the proposal to teach Sanskrit and include the vedas and the upanishads in school curricula - is a shocking example of the levels to which politics has descended in this country.
  • P P Bala Chandran
    • The reds and cursed totems   The Observer - October 9, 1998
      • >>>I think it was sometime in the early nineties when a Japanese soldier, still donning his Second World War battle gear, had to he persuaded out of his jungle hideout in Burma by telling him the truth he initially refused to buy - that the war had indeed ended almost 50 years ago and that his country, along with its axis partner, had lost it to the ...
  • P.K. Surendran
  • Political Bureau
  • Posted By Ashok Chowgule
    • Govt to present white paper on ISI   Economic Times - October 16, 1998
      • >>>THE GOVERNMENT will present a white paper to Parliament on the ISI's subversive activities in the country. This was agreed to at the Consultative Committee meeting of the home ministry here today. The meeting, chaired by Union home minister L K Advani, was attended by 21 members of Parliament who unanimously raised the demand for a white ...
    • Faith healing row deepens   The Times of India, Ahmedabad - October 9, 1998
      • >>>The controversy surrounding US-based faith healer Roger Houtsma has come to the boil with minister of state for Home Haren Pandya accusing him of violating regulations and the latter maintaining, "Testimony and words of the Bible are my weapons and I cannot give it away to anyone except Christ." ...
  • Posted By Krishnakant Udavant
    • Timely amendment   The Pioneer - October 23, 1998
      • >>>American Ambassador, Richard Celeste was reported to be keen to discuss the Jhabua rape incident when he called on Union Home Minister, LK Advani, which had irked some people in Delhi. But when the meeting took place the American diplomat did not talk about Christian minorities in India at all. In fact, spent most ...
    • Vatican urged to seek forgiveness for past misdeeds   Radiance - October 25-30, 1998
      • >>>The Association of Islamic Conference in Canada has asked the Vatican to admit the mistake of the church and the Christians against the Muslims during the Spanish Inquisition and during the Crusades in Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon between 1095 and 1273 AD. Indications are that the Vatican is preparing an important ...
  • Press Trust of India
  • Pritish Nandy
    • Interview with APJ Abdul Kalam   The Bombay Times - October 13, 1998
      • >>>I have three visions for India. In 3000 years of our history, people from all over the world have come and invaded us, captured our lands, conquered our minds. From Alexander onwards. The Greeks, the Portuguese, the British, the French, the Dutch, all of them came and looted us, took over what was ours. Yet we have not done this to any other nation. We ...
    • Interview with APJ Abdul Kalam   The Bombay Times - October 13, 1998
      • >>>I have three visions for India. In 3000 years of our history, people from all over the world have come and invaded us, captured our lands, conquered our minds. From Alexander onwards. The Greeks, the Portuguese, the British, the French, the Dutch, all of them came and looted ...
  • R B Singh
  • Rakesh Sinha
    • Freedom struggle and Indian Communists   The Hindustan Times - October 12, 1998
      • >>>The party congresses of both the Communist parties, coincided with the closing of the golden jubilee year of India's independence. This was an occasion for them to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Quit India movement and the best way to do this would have been to abandon their oft-repeated justification of the pro-British "people's war" line. But ...
  • Ram Swarup
    • Uniting Hindus across the globe   The Observer - October 24, 1998
      • >>>Hinduism Today has now been in existence for quite some time and it is possible to assess it on the basis of what it has been and what it has done. No need to make subjective claims or to go by them. Hindu communities are now found in many countries, but with the ...
  • Reuters
  • Rezaul H. Laskar
  • S Gurumurthy
  • S. Kulkarni
    • Vivekanand = Hinduism = RSS = communalism   Blitz - 21 October 1993
      • >>>In our Independence Day special issue, which thematically celebrated the centenary of Swami Vivekananda's historic speech at Chicago on September 11, 1893, chartered accountant and social thinker 5. Gurumurthy had described in his article how our pseudosecular Congress government sought to de-saffronise the great t ...
  • S. Sahay
    • Jamshedpur riots report   The Statesman - September 24, 1981
      • >>>It can be said without any hesitation that the summary of the Narain Commission's report released by the Bihar Government was highly selective, and in that sense tendentious. It dwelt at great length on the RSS involvement in the riots, especially the role of Mr Dina Nath Pandey. It briefly touched on the ...
  • Samudra Gupta Kashyap
  • Sanjay Basak
    • RSS programmes on DD mooted   The Statesman - October 28, 1998
      • >>>With the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Mr Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, observing that SS functions and programmes should find its due place in the national network=94, it becomes evident that the big brother of the Sangh Parivar continues to wield tremendous power over its olitical wing=94, ...
  • Shameem Akthar, Ratnagiri
    • Pauper princess   Outlook - October 12, 1998
      • >>>What did the fey Burmese princess Fayas brood over as she paced before the bare house built by her Indian husband? Did she reflect over the vanished glory of her father Teeba, last king of Upper Burma who, despite being a prisoner of the British, lived here regally, displaying a generosity that bordered on ...
  • Sheeba Nair
  • Shefali Misra
  • Shekhar Gupta
    • Those inscrutable Indians   The Indian Express - October 7, 1998
      • >>>Introduction: The Private correspondence of Anna and Rupert Murdoch. lair is in my back pocket. Even the mighty Chinese are now reasonable: taking BBC off the air, jucking that silly Patten's book was a small price to pay. New York's Major Giuliani loves me. But look at these Indians.
  • Shyam Khosla
    • Perceptible change in J&K   Organiser - October 4, 1998
      • >>>Counter-insurgency Action Plan hammered out by the BJP-led Government in the light of Home Minister Lal Krishna Advani's proactive policy on Kashmir is showing results despite Pakistan's diabolical attempt to sustain its proxy war. Advani has shown he has the political will to deliver and he has marshalled human and d ...
  • Shyam Parekh
  • Srinand Jha
    • Ladens men plan holy war on Intifadah technique   The Observer - October 10, 1998
      • >>>A Jihad (religious war) based on the Intifadah technique or techniques employed by the Mujahideens of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) are proposed to be experimented by the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)-based Kashmiri insurgent groups, which are understood to have received huge funds lately from Saudi-based billionairs such as Osama ...
  • Swami Venkata Ganapathi
  • Swapan Dasgupta
    • Friends not masters   India Today - October 12, 1998
      • >>>Over the years, it has become customary for Indian prime ministers to end their foreign visits on an almighty high. Atal Bihari Vajpayee's US visit was no different. So what if all those brave words about not signing the iniquitous CTBT sound a little less convincing now. And so what if Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms is still ...
  • T Sunil Reddy
  • T V R Shenoy
    • Ladder of lies   Rediff on the Net - October 15, 1998
      • >>>Two recent statements from Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Harkishen Singh Surjeet deserve our attention. He wondered why the Left had not stuck roots outside Kerala, West Bengal, and Tripura "despite its glorious role in the freedom struggle." And he slandered the Bharatiya Janata Party as "the men who killed Mahatma Gandhi." ...
  • T. N. Nair
    • TN blasts: Kerala link confirmed   The Hindustan Times - September 30, 1998
      • >>>The Kerala connection with the serial blasts that rocked Coimbatore seven months ago was established yesterday when the Special Investigating Team (SIT) of Tamil Nadu CID filed a chargesheet before the fifth judicial magistrate's court naming Abdul Nasser Mahdhani, chief of the People's Democratic of ...
  • T.N.Nair
    • Nuns' rape an `isolated criminal act'   Hindustan Times - October 17, 1998
      • >>>Even as a massive rally, led by Archbishop Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhi, was held in Thrissur on Wednesday to protest against the recent assault on four nuns in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, a fact-finding team sent by the CPI-M state committee has come back with the impression that the attack was not planned by any political party or fundamentalist ...
  • T.V.R. Shenoy
  • Times of India News Service
  • UNI
  • United News of India
  • V. N. Gadgil
    • Internal security at danger level   The Hindustan Times - October 25, 1998
      • >>>The presentation made recently by the Home Ministry to its Consultative Committee about ISI activities in India reveals a disturbing picture of the country's internal security. The situation is indeed alarming if not frightening. The Home Secretary informed the Standing Committee on Home ...
    • Internal security at danger level   The Hindustan Times - October 25, 1998
      • >>>The presentation made recently by the Home Ministry to its Consultative Committee about ISI activities in India reveals a disturbing picture of the country's internal security. The situation is indeed alarming if not frightening. The Home Secretary informed the Standing Committee on Home Affairs that out of the 535 districts of India, as many as 210 districts ...
  • Venkata Swamy
  • Vijay Dutt
  • Vijay Simha
  • Virendra Parekh
    • Hindu backlash against evangelism   The Observer - October 10, 1998
      • >>>Christian missionaries and their secularist friends will be making a big mistake if they treat recent attacks on Christian missions and missionaries in several parts of the country as misdeeds of miscreants of the lunatic fringe of heathens. The resentment against missionary machinations runs deep in the Hindu society, though its expression ...
  • Vitusha Oberoi
  • William Raspberry

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