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August 30, 2007
'If he is a terrorist, kill him,' says Shahid's father
The father of suspec ted terror mastermind Shahid alias Bilal in an exclusive interview.

August 29, 2007
'It is a miracle that India has survived... for 60 years'
Historian Ramachandra Guha reviews the nation's progress in a must-read interview.

'How can you equate ISI modules with normal Muslims?'
'You think that I am appeasing Muslims and because of that all these things are happening.' Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S R Reddy in an exclusive interview.

August 22, 2007
'I feel strong contempt for Indian politicians'
Indra Sinha's novel, Animal's People, has made it to the Man Booker long list. An interview with the author.

August 21, 2007
'PM has to take unyielding stand on N-deal'
"Any renegotiation of the Indo-US nuclear deal will have torpedo the deal and also have a deleterious effect on foreign investment to India," says Prof Sumit Ganguly

July 27, 2007
'Introspect why the educated Muslim is taking to violence'
Shahid Azmi, the defence lawyer in the 11/7 blasts case, defends the accused while damning the police and the investigation

July 26, 2007
Kashmir: 'Everybody knows the solution'
Former RAW chief A S Dulat on terrorism, Pakistan and Kashmir.

July 16, 2007
'The West should call Musharraf's bluff'
Musharraf has no constituency but the Army, tells Aditi Phadnis

July 04, 2007
'I may not have the numbers, but I will win'
Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat tells Sheela Bhatt.

June 23, 2007
'Canada didn't take the threat seriously'
The head of intelligence at the Indian high commission in Ottawa, when the Air India 747 was blown up on June 23, 1985, speaks to Senior Editor Ajit Jain.

June 21, 2007
'India is watching China with a close eye'
`I don't think the Indo-US relationship can be built on the principle that India is going to be a piece of American strategy involving China,' feels foreign policy expert Rajan Menon.

June 19, 2007
An American who flies the Indian flag
'Muslim fundamentalism simply has not played a significant role in Indian politics,' says Martha Nussbaum.

June 14, 2007
'Globalisation is about connections'
'Talent and ambition are no longer confined by territorial boundaries,' feels Nayan Chanda.

June 12, 2007
'In Guruvayur the focus should be Sri Krishna'
'The priests in charge of our major temples should get together, seriously examine whether the religion and its rites and rituals need change in keeping with the current times,' says P K S Raja, the zamorin of Calicut.

'Goondagardi is the most important asset for joining politics'
`The absence of ideology has given rise to lumpenism,' says Professor Mushirul Hasan.

June 11, 2007
'If I get a complaint on Guruvayur, I will take action'
'Ravikrishna's school certificate proclaims him a Hindu, his passport says he is a Hindu. What authority has the priest to overrule the Government of India, which issued the passport,' asks Kerala Dewasom Minister G Sudhakaran

June 08, 2007
Climate change: 'No one is immune, no one is safe'
'Our self interest lies in ensuring that this planet is in good health,' says Dr R K Pachauri, IPCC Chairman.

June 07, 2007
Climate change: 'You will have many more vector-borne diseases'
'There will be morbidity, there will be mortality. Other health conditions are going to get much worse,' says IPCC Chairman Dr R K Pachauri.

June 06, 2007
'Why don't they bring a law to allow everyone in temples?'
'When they say I am tradition-bound, what does that mean? Am I supposed to say that the chenda and maddalam and nadaswaram should be replaced with the guitar?' asks Chennas Raman Namboodiripad, the Guruvayur temple high priest

Climate change: 'We are likely to see growing water scarcity'
'We know our glaciers are melting very rapidly.' Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, outlines the implications for India.

June 05, 2007
‘I don’t make the rules at Guruvayur’
'As head priest, I am merely charged with implementing them,' says Chennas Raman Namboodiripad

'The science is absolutely first rate'
'There is not a parallel on this planet, in any field of endeavour as you have in the case of the IPCC.' Dr R K Pachauri defends the science involved in drafting the reports on climate change.

June 04, 2007
Vayalar Ravi: ‘It is Brahminical arrogance’
'The priest wants to play with faith. The thantri is playing politics,' says Union Minister Vayalar Ravi.

'Climate change reports not diluted'
'Once a government has approved a report then they necessarily have to accept ownership of it.' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Chairman Dr R K Pachauri in an extensive interview.

June 01, 2007
'There is great risk of our nuclear programmes being driven by external forces'
If the nuclear deal happens, 'we would be taking a suicidal step,' says nuclear scientist Dr A N Prasad.

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