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September 30, 2005

An alien in Kolkata
The City of Joy has changed, but it is still the same.

Natwar's Pakistan visit: Peace may get a boost
'It will lend continuity to high level political interaction, something the Indians believe will lend momentum to the peace process.'

September 29, 2005

An Indian in New York
India these days pops up in the unlikeliest places in America.

'My revenge against religious fanatics'
'I have always been interested in writing about injustice and people whose voices were silenced,' says Richard Zimler, author of the bestseller on the bloody Inquisition in Goa.

September 28, 2005

Iran vote: In the national interest?
India voted with the US, also because of the timing of the Iran controversy. The issue has hotted up before the US Congress could seal what President Bush and Dr Singh have embarked upon.

September 27, 2005

The magic of silence
Astad Deboo started working with the deaf 16 years ago. 'The satisfaction I derive out of this beggars any award,' says the gifted dancer.

Want to choose America's President?
More questions about Islam, Indian Muslims, and the United States.

The Taliban's new face
'There are just 18,000 US troops deployed in Afghanistan, compared to more than 150,000 in Iraq. It is just not enough for establishing Karzai's writ in the 2,000-kilometre long Pashtun belt, bordering Pakistan.'

Why India still needs foreign weapons
Plan to encourage private production of defence equipment falls flat.

The American tabla man
David Courtney was seduced by the sound of India.

September 26, 2005

Does Mumbai have a disaster plan?
'Should a 26/7 disaster occur, we may manage, but it will be a very tough exercise.'

The Survivors of 26/7
Mumbai residents on how they coped with the aftermath.

Exclusive! 'We didn't want to capture Pakistan'
Marshal Arjan Singh on the 1965 War.

September 21, 2005

'The IAF wanted to fight'
Exclusive! The legendary Arjan Singh on the 1965 India- Pakistan war.

From Waldheim to Annan
They began as hot favourites of the US, but at one time or the other, fell out of favour.

September 20, 2005

Indians are picking up the pieces after Katrina
Arvind Shah remembers the rising water that lapped the doorstep of his pitch-dark home. The wind growling through the windows. The booming sound as someone's roof blew off.

Grace by the sea
'The people coped with their loss with remarkable grace. And that is what set this village so apart.'

Doing the namaz in bermudas
'This is America. No one tells anyone what she needs to do.'

September 19, 2005

The Quiet Revolution
How India is achieving universal elementary education.

Reliving the Portuguese terror
An exclusive extract from Richard Zimler's compelling look at the Inquisition in Goa.

Iran, US: India's Catch 22
Why India-Iran ties bothers Washington.

September 16, 2005

Blackwill factor in US lobbying deal
Former ambassador heads Barbour, Griffith & Rogers.

September 15, 2005

Caste cloud over tsunami relief
Dalits allege the government has turned a blind eye to their plight.

Mr Controversy: Just who's Tom Lantos?
Meet the man in the eye of the India-US verbal battle.

September 13, 2005

Lahore and After
This war took place at a time when the commanders on neither side had much exposure to learning operational strategy, and exploiting fleeting opportunities.

September 12, 2005

The Fog of War
'Fortunately for us, the Indians had been over cautious when the opportunity was offered.'

September 09, 2005

India is pumping its arms
Guess what, India is the leading arms buyer among developing nations.

Mr Ashraf goes to Washington
An invitation to the United States of America can be quite revealing.

Why Pakistan lost Akhnur
Perhaps if Akhnur had been captured and the Indian lines of communication severed, the Indian attack on Sialkot could never have occurred! Perhaps.

September 08, 2005

Operation Gibraltar: Battle that never was
A Pakistan brigadier glances at the 1965 war.

September 06, 2005

The 1965 War, 40 Years On
It changed the subcontinent forever.

September 05, 2005

Just who is Mirwaiz Umer Farooq?
Meet the 32-year-old moderate head of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference.

September 02, 2005

From sex workers to beauticians
For sex workers in Tamil Nadu, an NGO called TAI has been a godsend.

September 01, 2005

Community key to India-US relations
'Rapid increase in low politics interactions has created an environment in which the two countries can tackle critical high politics -- security and geopolitical issues such as restructuring of the UN, Kashmir conflict and nuclear power and nuclear weapons in India.'

Why is India talking to Hurriyat now?
Just what do the Hurriyat-government talks signify?

Killer Katrina: The toll rises
Could this be America's worst natural disaster?


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