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June 21, 2004

Collateral Damage: The Makings of an Unjust Society
'There was no nationwide appeal; nobody held candlelight vigils to pray for the souls of the innocents murdered in cold blood. They were, simply, collateral damage, that the powers-that-be are ashamed to think of,' says Rajeev Srinivasan.

May 27, 2004

Myth of moral superiority
'If the projections of increased economic power for India come true, there will be concomitant military power as well; this will inevitably lead to conflict with the US.'

May 20, 2004

The Summer of Our Discontent
'A Congress-led government supported by Marxists is a disaster for the nation. But we have to fight the good fight, for all those millions whose lives will improve if and only if a confident India boldly claims its place at the high table,' argues Rajeev Srinivasan.

May 03, 2004

Unix's revenge
'Today, GNU/Linux, which is essentially a rewrite of UNIX, finally has the chance to correct that historic wrong, and to win back the desktop. This possibility has some of computing's biggest names worried. Don't you love these comeback stories?'

April 21, 2004

Apartheid in India
'A Hindu, or Sikh, or Jain, or Buddhist, or even a Parsi, has no rights in India. A Muslim, Christian or Marxist, especially a foreigner with white skin, has ten times more rights than a poor brown-skinned member of Indic religions.'

April 13, 2004

The Great White Hope: The Son Also Rises
'Will the real Rahul Gandhi stand up, please and display his degrees?'

April 06, 2004

April is the cruelest month
'Now that a single good monsoon has shown how impressively India's farmers can perform, I hope the powers that be pay more attention to this sector and increase investment there.'

March 29, 2004

End of The American Century
'Things will be back to what has always been the case throughout most of history, when Asia dominated the world.'

March 22, 2004

How Khem Singh starved to death
'Khem Singh's case is in its small way, another Jallianwallah Bagh.' says Rajeev Srinivasan.

March 15, 2004

US policy toward India is war by other means
Rajeev Srinivasan on why the US elections are immaterial for India.

March 5, 2004

Apocalypse Now!
Rajeev Srinivasan on environmental catastrophe.

February 27, 2004

Why are Joe Sixpack and Old Left Comrades angry?
'The Indian had better watch out for his physical safety in the US. Laid-off US geeks, otherwise mild-mannered, threaten to shoot Indians.'

February 20, 2004

Geography is destiny, perhaps
'Kerala's earth: how my heart is mingled beyond parting with the red earth and pouring rain of the monsoons of my childhood. Home. San Francisco, my other home, pales in comparison.'

February 13, 2004

Dynasty zindabad!
'There should be a law that if you run for political office, it means that nobody else in your immediate family will be allowed to do so until you die or retire.'

February 6, 2004

Is the West losing it?
Rajeev Srinivasan on changing world power equations.

January 30, 2004

Give war a chance
Rajeev Srinivasan believes it is futile to seek peace with Pakistan

January 23, 2004

A few awkward questions
Rajeev Srinivasan on a few damning questions

January 14, 2004

The Nehruvian Penalty: 50 wasted years
'Since I believe in the long cycles of history, I have to believe that having to put up with the Nehruvian Penalty has atoned for whatever sins India has committed for a thousand years. And now this is India's century.'


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