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January 31, 2006

What are copywriters doing?
Have we been doomed to a lifetime of bad advertising?

January 27, 2006

'Towards an Asian Economic Community'
'India and China, as two continental-size economies and political entities, are too big to contain each other or be contained by any other country.'

January 24, 2006

Saudi king's visit will herald a new era
'The Saudi king's India visit will open a new chapter in the relationship between the two countries and should work as a bridge for future cooperation.'

Musharraf gives India a Kashmir hope
'Ironically, Musharraf's proposal on self-governance has given India the opening it needed to undertake a major political initiative in J&K.'

January 21, 2006

'Our neighbors have the highest priority'
'We have a vision of South Asia, unshackled from historical divisions and bound together in collective pursuit of peace and prosperity.'

January 20, 2006

The Political Puzzle Called UP
The Congress is in near terminal decline in the state, but Sonia and Rahul Gandhi refuse to move out of their fiefdoms.

Chinese change of policy or heart?
For China, relations with India are becoming important, if not vital.

January 19, 2006

Occasional tiffs, but Left won't withdraw support to Dr Singh
'The Congress and Left know they have to work together, against their common and powerful enemy, the BJP-led NDA.'

January 18, 2006

Bofors: What India does not know
The Bofors saga has brought out only the worst in our society, our political class and our bureaucracy.

January 16, 2006

Thank god the Hurriyat blinkers are off
'Inviting Sajjad Lone is a step in the right direction, but the full potential of the move can only be realised when Delhi casts its net wider in Kashmir.'

This is not about Bofors
Law Minister Bhardwaj's action shows how incurable Congressmen's collective sickness called sycophancy is.

January 11, 2006

A task force to sell US to India
'It runs the risk of being viewed as an attempt at whitewash if there is even a hint of its having been used to defend, justify or endorse the government's pro-US policies.'

January 10, 2006

How Bihar was won
'The Election Commission's no-nonsense approach in transferring poor performers or partisan officials and inducting efficient and neutral officers sent the right signals to the bureaucracy to perform without fear or favour.'

January 09, 2006

Does India have a world view?
'How far does it overlap and how much does it differ from that set out by Dr Rice?'

January 05, 2006

The Lure of India
'The momentum behind reform is irreversible, for it is driven by a collective belief that India must have a strong economy to improve its standard of living to be taken seriously by the world.'


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