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Category: Commentary

Good Governance as Antidote to Maoism

By INDER MALHOTRA TWO former Army Chiefs, Generals Shankar Roy Chowdhury and V P Malik, and a former Vice-Chief of…

US Double Standards

THE statement of  the All India Congress general secretary, Mr Digvijay Singh that the then Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Deemed Universities THE new Guidelines issued by the UGC to regulate deemed universities must be welcomed. Presently, these so-called universities…

Need for New Initiatives in Kashmir

BY FAZAL MEHMOOD THE two day visit of Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to J&K generated a mixed response from…

Food for the Poor

AMONG the most prominent tasks UPA-II has assigned itself is to provide food security to the poorer sections of the…

Significance of Dabolim

THE assurance of the state government that the Dabolim airport would be developed according to international standards should cheer up…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Obstruction on Road THE La Marvel Colony at Dona Paula has its own power grid within the premises, accessible only…

Manipur needs Peace not Politics

BY DAWA TSHERING LIFE in Manipur, wracked by insurgency and under a draconian act giving special powers to the armed…

Online Voting

IN elections to state assemblies or parliament in India, a significant percentage of population does not come to the polling…

Decline of Bandharas

REPORTS about ‘bandharas’ not being in proper shape in some villages in south Goa should not surprise those who have…