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August 31, 2004

Indian Republicans for Bush!
The Indian American Republican Committee organised the event to illustrate the community's growing influence in the Republican Party.

August 30, 2004

Hey, Ho, Bush have got to go
Images from the protest in New York.

'Who's the world's worst terrorist?'
'Bush! Bush! Bush!'

'Americans are heading for bloody September'
Maulvi Muhammad Ishaq Manzoor, a rebel Afghan leader, claims a 'scandal bigger than the Abu Ghraib' jail scandal in Iraq will be exposed soon.

August 27, 2004

He fought like a tiger
'He was going to do the impossible. He was going to survive cancer and he geared up for that battle in the same way he did everything else -- quietly, courageously.'

'I remember my papa very much'
Sailkumari and her three children struggle to survive. Continuing our Orphans of Black Monday series.

August 24, 2004

'They are trying to terrorise the masses'
Kathmandu seems more concerned about scaring off tourists than seriously tackling the Maoist uprising.

August 23, 2004

Who was Veer Savarkar?
A primer on the revolutionary founder of Hindutva.

August 20, 2004

Arjun Singh's final innings
He and some other members of the Old Guard may not get a second chance now, with the Congress hijacking the BJP's strategy of going for younger faces.

August 17, 2004

Living illegally in Pakistan
The story of Naim Ahmed, who went to Pakistan with his wife and children, got dumped, stayed illegally and is now back in India.

The BJP’s new clothes
With the imminent exit of Vajpayeeism, entry of RSS trained new faces in the party organisation and urgency over the caste factor, 2004 promises to be a year of transition for the former ruling party.

August 15, 2004

They also fought for freedom
Arthur J Pais charts the success of a parallel Indian independence movement in North America that began in the late 19th century.

August 13, 2004

I did not ask for US mediation: Habibullah
Wajahat Habibullah asserted he has absolutely not advocated US mediation, but emphasised only facilitation by the US, which New Delhi has also not been averse to.

August 11, 2004

'I fear for my daughter's life in Pakistan'
A mother in Kerala wants her daughter, who married and settled down in Pakistan, to return to the safety of her country.

At the Gates of Glory
Bijoy Venugopal meets this year's toppers at IIT Bombay.

August 10, 2004

Why Manipur is burning
What is the Armed Forces (Assam and Manipur) Specials Powers Act, 1958, and why are the Manipuris against it?

A village waits for its hero
'My son was not the kind who would show his back during war.'

'Cartier-Bresson loved India'
Raghu Rai salutes the legendary photographer's memory.

August 09, 2004

What will happen to Hyderabad?
Telangana state can only be viable if it includes Hyderabad.

What happened to Telangana?
The new state may have to await the formation of a States Reorganisation Commission.

The unsung patriots
'Today, 62 years after Indians began the movement that ultimately expelled the British, few remember that August 9 was the day when Mahatma Gandhi ignited a whole nation with three short Hindi words -- Karo Ya Maro.'

August 07, 2004

The tragedy of Bilkis Banu
Bilkis Yakoob Rasool was the fittest example of India's 'cultural nationalism' because till she became one of the victims of the post-Godhra riots she had only one identity: Randhikpur gaam ni dikri (a daughter of Randhikpur village).

August 05, 2004

Primer: The world's highest battlefield
India and Pakistan begin talks focused on demilitarisation of the Siachen glacier. A guide to understanding the bitter dispute.

This is what our PM is really like!
'He wants the total picture before making a move; and he wants to address the most difficult issues of development, not just make the flamboyant gesture.'

Lady Liberty back to life!
Tourists can visit the Statue of Liberty once again.

August 04, 2004

Hangman keeps noose under wraps
Dhananjoy Chatterjee will be the 25th person Nata Mallick has hanged in his career.

August 02, 2004

Crackdown on NE rebels soon
India and Myanmar may launch a joint operation against NE rebels soon.


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