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The Truth Is Savage Romesh Thapar EVEN as Rajiv Gandhi's managers are trying desperately to keep the sentiment around Indira Gandhi's assassination alive
The So-Called Indira Ticket Romesh Thapar "INDIRA is dead. Long live Indira." This cry raised here and there is to become the manifesto of the ruling Congress(I) in the elections scheduled for...
The slow return, amid the bloodshed and carnage across the barbarian North, to what is called 'normality' is actually the beginning of a tempestuous and chaotic transition to new political and...
The Paralysed State Romesh Thapar THE killing of Indira Gandhi stunned the country in an extraordinary way. For sixteen years she had ruled and literally become part of the daily scene. The systemic...
A Defector Gang-Up Romesh Thapar THERE is something terribly predictable, about the strangely named Dalit Mazdoor Kisan Party
Our Young 'Leadership' POLITICAL perambulations apart, there is now a constant refrain in our demoralised political life: let's have younger men at the helm. In a sense, the Congress(I) at the...
The Alternative: A Shadow Cabinet Romesh Thapar EVEN as the ruling caucus begins to consider the distinct possibility of losing a majority in the next general elections (even the date for voting is...
Where Is the Secular Voice? Romesh Thapar NOW that some minimum normalities, confused and contrary though they be, arc returning to the traumatised Punjab situation, maybe Hindu and Sikh will find...
Charisma and the People Romesh Thapar BITING the dust, as in Andhra Pradesh, is not a very pleasant experience for a person like Indira Gandhi who is only too aware of the implications of such a...
Who Is Ruling? Romesh Thapar THE question raised in the title of this piece is now uppermost in the minds of those who observe the bizarre situation in Delhi and at the level of the satraps all over...
The Constitutional Fixers Romesh Thapar SO, now we know. Even as the developments in Andhra hold the attention of the continent and warn us of the possible breakdown of the First Republic, the...
Who Rules, and Who Will Rule Romesh Thapar THAT legendary vote-gatherer, Indira Gandhi, has been suddenly transformed into an unscrupulous, unconstitutional, undemocratic ruler, backed by military...
Moving to a Rigged Election Romesh Thapar THE Andhra operation, so soon after the pontifications of August 15, is so blatantly fascist, without even the orchestration of concocted charges about...
What about Our Very Own Hand? Romesh Thapar WITH the new level of servility in the national press, it is left to the cartoonists to guide us to the truth. In his usual little scribble, R K Laxman in...
COMPANY LIMITED Statement of the Chairman, Mr. S. Moolgaokar, for the year 1983-84 This was a difficult year for your Company. On the domestic front, sales were affected adversely as the demand...

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