Uma Vishnu

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Riding the tiger
Sun, Jun 21, 2009

For 19 years,Varatharaja Perumal,an anti-LTTE Lankan Tamil leader,has lived in political asylum in India,running from the LTTEs hit squads.

Diary of EVM No. Chhattis
Sun, May 10, 2009

Let’s call it ‘Chhattis’. That’s 36 in Hindi. Electronic Voting Machines don’t have names,only unwieldy identification numbers.

THE GOOD EARTH CLUB
Sun, May 03, 2009

They take off on eco-caravans,cycle for change and represent India at climate meets. They are the young men and women who are taking the lead in whipping up opinion and lobbying the government into acting—fast.

Journalist vs politician,journalism vs stenography
Tue, Apr 14, 2009

At the awards ceremony,journalists turn light inwards - with help from some politicians

The anatomy of an uprising
Tue, Mar 10, 2009

Since the 1950 ‘Chinese invasion of Tibet’ (as the Tibetans call it) or the ‘Peaceful Liberation of Tibet’ (as the Chinese define it),the area has been under the Communist Party of China.....

An Open Web
Sun, Feb 08, 2009

Madhu Trehan’s documentation of the Tehelka sting is valuable in more ways than one

Chota,Jayrami,Kani… 12 new frogs discovered in Western Ghats
Wed, Feb 04, 2009

Published in Zoological Journal of Linnean Society; first report of 12 frog species in a single issue

Being Parsi
Sun, Jan 18, 2009

Parsi kaun? Fire tempil? Aag lagi hain? Aap kuch theek nahi bata rahein hain,” said the guard at Maulana Abdul Medical College on Delhi’s Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg.