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March 21, 2007
'Buddhadeb is against farmers and the poor'
Maulana Mahmood Madani speaks of the violence in Nandigram.

March 20, 2007
'Musharraf has no future'
Pakistan's military expert Dr Ayesha Siddiqa speaks on Musharraf, Indo-Pak relations and the US influence on South Asia.

March 16, 2007
‘BJP leaders have a soft corner for Mulayam’
An interview with Yogi Adityanath, the BJP MP who quit recently.

March 12, 2007
'Amarinder didn't quit, why should I?'
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal speaks about his stormy first fortnight in office.

'The Congress is no match for Modi'
'Modi is now realising what kind of damage he has done to his image after 2002,' says social activist Achyut Yagnik.

March 09, 2007
'India represents the world much better than the US'
'India taught me that the United States is the exception in the world, and not the world in economic terms,' says Gloria Steinem, legendary feminist.

March 08, 2007
'Let all Indian languages whither away'
'The British Empire came to India too late and left too early. Without England, India would have been 20 republics and not better than the Afghanistan of today,' says Dalit activist Chandra Bhan.

March 07, 2007
'There is no civil society in Gujarat'
Achyut Yagnik, author, thinker and activist, on the five years since Godhra.

March 06, 2007
'Poetry has lost its place in contemporary society'
'Poets, who have traditionally been the prophets in societies all over the world, are now very much relegated to speaking from the margins,' says Tishani Doshi.

March 05, 2007
'Indian languages carry the legacy of caste'
'The knowledge of English by Dalits will hit at the backbone of the caste system,' says Chandra Bhan Prasad, Dalit activist.

February 27, 2007
`Pakistan made many mistakes on Kashmir'
Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on his outlook for the troubled state.

February 26, 2007
'Gandhi did not oppose science'
'..or even technology blindly. Rather, he wanted it to be in the control of ordinary people, not the corporate elite and the governments that serve them.' says Indian-born philosopher Akeel Bilgrami.

February 19, 2007
'There will always be disgruntled people'
'Terrorism creates suspicion among neighbours, suspicion among communities, which could be a major blow to India's otherwise widely hailed and widely recognised society,' says National Security Adviser M K Narayanan.

February 08, 2007
What Osama is demanding is on the lips of almost every Muslim'
'It is equally morally moronic not to look at bin Laden's political demands as it is to condemn him as a terrorist,' says Akeel Bilgrami, the Indian-born philosopher.

February 02, 2007
'Morality has disappeared from India'
'There is no accountability in this country at all. You can get away with anything. When that happens... the younger generation, who does it learn from?' asks General M L Thapan.

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