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B.G. Verghese

The writer is fellow, Centre for Policy Research, Delhi.

Degradation and denial
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

The charade of the abolition of manual scavenging plays on.

A gotcha trial by media
Tue, Dec 03, 2013

Even as the law takes its course in the ‘Tehelka’ case,media and political leaders need to introspect.

The roots of failure
Fri, Jun 24, 2011

Pakistan’s security and development dysfunctions feed into one another

Arguing for a better world
Tue, Nov 16, 2010

Lakshmi Chand Jain lived by his ideals of equity and collective freedom

Do Pakistan’s claims over the Indus hold water?
Fri, Mar 12, 2010

Pakistan has,since 2009,virtually inscribed Indus waters as the “core issue”. Witness the Pakistan foreign secretary,Salman Bashir’s recent demarche...

‘Telling it as it is’
Sat, Nov 07, 2009

Prabhash Joshi,media doyen and cricket lover,moves on....

Straight talk on Barak
Thu, Aug 06, 2009

Having suffered a major electoral defeat in Bangladesh’s general elections,the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and the Jamaat-e-Islaami appear...

That Sixties Show
Sun, Apr 26, 2009

A new biography of Arjan Singh sheds light on the 1962 and 1965 wars

A million bridges
Sat, Sep 10, 2005

World Islam has been in crisis, its billion or so adherents being variously in a state of bewilderment, frustration, anger and despair. For ...

Awaiting a second flowering
Mon, Dec 06, 2004

Calling all Parsees. Calling All Parsees. Are you there? Hang on. India needs you...India must heed that urgent distress signal. It wept whe...

Planting reforms in the earth
Tue, May 18, 2004

Among the security problems that dogged the latest general election, none was perhaps as widespread as that posed by the so-called Naxal men...

More than a numbers game
Thu, May 13, 2004

The polling is over. The pundits have spoken. The pollsters are hushed. Now comes the reckoning. But even while awaiting the people’s v...

Gujarat’s gaurav
Wed, Oct 08, 2003

Gujaratis are a vibrant people. Everybody favours a Vibrant Gujarat as part of a Vibrant India. But it does little service either to Gujarat...

Which master’s voice?
Wed, Aug 20, 2003

Prasar Bharati celebrated a proud moment in its history earlier this month, the 60th anniversary of Broadcasting House in Delhi. Many referr...

Drawing the Line at Kargil
Tue, Jan 09, 2001

Pakistan has mounted an invasion of Jammu & Kashmir in the Drass-Kargil sector. This is no mere infiltration across the Line of Contro...

Clinton cannot avoid Kashmir, says B G Verghese
Wed, Mar 15, 2000

Bill Clinton’s visit to India is to be welcomed as a step towards constructing a new and meaningful Indo-US relationshi...

Water as a catalyst
Fri, Jan 21, 2000

The collapse from overloading of the northern India power grid for about six hours on January 6 and reports of drought conditions and drin...

Water as a catalyst
Thu, Jan 20, 2000

The collapse from overloading of the northern India power grid for about six hours on January 6 and reports of drought conditions and drin...

The weapon of autonomy
Wed, Jul 21, 1999

After winning the war, it is time to win the peace. That is what ordinary people on both sides ardently desire. The dialogue with Pakista...

India’s post-Kargil opportunities
Wed, Jul 21, 1999

After winning the war, it is time to win the peace. That is what ordinary people on both sides ardently desire. The dialogue with Pakista...

Pakistan’s stuck record
Fri, Jul 02, 1999

Pakistan has redefined the terms of the Kashmir debate. No more self-determination and human rights for the people of J&K but back to...

A new beginning from Colombo
Wed, Jul 29, 1998

Within hours of this being read, Atal Behari Vajpayee and Nawaz Sharif could, indeed should, be talking in Colombo. They will have a SAAR...

The democracy dividend
Sat, Jun 06, 1998

Srinagar was abloom and refreshingly cool, physically and politically, last week. Pokharan and Chagai seemed remote. Life was relaxed, secur...

The greening of Gujarat — Unsung miracle of Sardar Sarovar
Wed, Jul 30, 1997

North Gujarat was green this July. It had rained torrentially. Mehsana experiencing a precipitation unmatched in 75 years. Come October and...

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