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Capital View

Capital View
The Militarisation of Indian Politics Romesh Thapar WHICHEVER way you look at our present condition, and here I include the private assessments of very knowledgeable persons close to the shadowy...
The 'Healing Touch' Romesh Thapar THE strange continuities of India are sharply etched for you even as you return via the airport. But, whatever the surface signs, on this occasion the continuities...
Too Many Guns Romesh Thapar WITH developments in Punjab going the brutal way of martial law, comment will have to wait. However, there are many related matters apart from political which need...
Punjab: Where Are We? Romesh Thapar OUR nuclear lobby would better serve the national interest by discussing how our rifle-bearing police could be more effectively equipped as they face sten- gims...
An Alternative Political Culture Romesh Thaper THE more the heat of summer drives our politicians, active and otherwise, to the gossipy confines of the central hall of Parliament, the more they...
Crossing the Point of No Return Romesh Thaper TO capture the political, economic and social vibrations in the Capital these days, one needs an extra sensitive network of informers, buried here,...
Let's Also Play God Romesh Thapar WHAT so many modern artists of little distinction did to the disciplines of their work, Indira Gandhi has done for Indian politics. Every second person is a policy...
Romesh Thapar I MUST say that the public indignation over the drunken escapades of a single wretched Congress(I) Minister is impressive even though somewhat amusing. Apart from the fact that so many...
clap-trap present day politics has been reduced to
STRANGELY devious, almost mischievous, are the gambits of the ruling caucus of the Congress(I). How else can one view Indira Gandhi's prompt responses specially to the religious demands of a section...
More Conspiracies Romesh Thapar EVEN as the Rajya Sabha elections spark an Opposition consolidation, lessons are being drawn about the implications for the great electoral contest towards the end of...
Game of Leaders and Collectives Romesh Thapar I KEEP wondering what persuaded a leading national newspaper like The Times of India to delude its readers about the remarkable stabilising role that...
Balloons, Punctured and Otherwise Romesh Thapar THE .smiles on the faces of the ruling politicians are as hollow as their heads. The disarray is phenomenal on almost every question, be it Punjab,...
A Dangerous Edge to Our Politics Romesh Thapar THERE is a new and persistent flavouring in our present-day politics of which we had better begin to take serious note. In the language of official...
Our Todays aud Tomorrows Romesh Thapar I HAVE often wondered how so many informed persons literally become tongue-tied when asked to think of an alternative to Indira Gandhi. The notion that without...

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