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tists and technologists are always enthusia An Editors' Guild Initiative stic about the installation of hardware, but Romesh AT various retreats, here, there and everywhere, scribblers among...
The UN System Romesh Thapar WHEN Indira Gandhi, as Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement, sent her Foreign Office emissaries to the various Capitals of the world requesting Heads of State to...
Dimensions for External Activity Romesh Thapar WHEN Rajiv Gandhi suddenly makes up his mind to play at being Chairperson of the non-aligned and declares his intention to do something about the never...
Government at Siesta Romesh Thapar NOTHING really makes political sense these days. We seem to be carrying on without a coherent government. As for details about those who are supposedly involved...
Enough Is Enough Romesh Thapar AS Rajiv Gandhi returned to his tense land and pulled on his bullet-proof jacket, the security afforded by an authoritarian structuring as in the USSR must have felt...
The Making of a Lawless Society Romesh Thapar WHEN the persons arrested for being involved in the transistor-bomb attacks were produced in a Delhi court, no newspaper had the integrity to comment on...
Time to Play It Cool Romesh Thapar THERE is something terribly strange about the surprise that is expressed in official quarters when an eruption, terrorist or otherwise, takes place in some part of...
Today's Congressiahs Romesh Thapar WHEN Rajiv Gandhi moved into his mother's office, he inherited a lumpen- ised, criminalised party and little else. All the computer antics during the parliamentary...
Romesh Thapar I HOPE the message is going home to those who exercise political power in these troubled times. A little bit of flexibility and responsiveness has earned dividends in Punjab. The way...
Living on the Brink Romesh Thapar WE are now moving into a situation where very soon we will not have a police force worth the name. The police revolt in Ahmedabad, and the vicious assault on a...
The Wages of Politicking Romesh Thapar WE are into our crisis months. A multitude of problems, left unresolved, by Indira Gandhi, or sharpened by opportunist politicking for sectional advantage and...
Wandering and Meandering Romesh Thapar IT would be a politically educative exercise to research the pressures around Rajiv Gandhi, and how they were dealt with before the decisions were taken on the...
NOW that some of the hurdles to a substantial dialogue on the Punjab tangle are to be removed, or so it seems from the informed stories now circulating in the Capital, about the institution of two...
A Gossipy Centre Romesh Thapar WE now have a new temporary residence for the PM. It is in the nature of a miniature fortress with very high iron railings, sloping ramparts skirting the boundary of...
The 'New' Economics? INDIA'S ruling middle class mind has been profoundly excited by the way in which the national budget offered by Rajiv Gandhi's government has finally recognised the...

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