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‘Every Day I Love the World a Little More’

Cover Story

says AG Perarivalan, who along with two others is to hang for the Rajiv Gandhi assassination

Stories in this issue

Bridging a Gulf

Nearly 40 years after the UAE gained independence, the Indian government addressed decades of NRI grievances by persuading the UAE to protect the rights of Indian workers. According to the…

Hard Knocks

In 2009, the India State of Forest report made a suspiciously heartening claim In 2009, the India State of Forest report made a suspiciously heartening claim: that forest cover in the country had…

Wheels within Wheels

NEW DELHI ~ The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hopes to keep it simple, and in that, it hopes the going for it will be simple too. Yet, the complex conundrum that it finds itself caught in never…

What’s the Bad Word?

The Guardian and a romance website nattily named Smart Bitches Trashy Books have together rated author Susan Anderson’s latest romance novel Baby, I’m Yours, as having the best gaffe or typo…

He is 28 Years Old

Aamir khan has a certain sophistication to him in whatever he does. After Rang De Basanti, a movie which sort of encouraged the murder of politicians, he discovered the Narmada Bachao Andolan (…

Department of Anna Affairs

MUMBAI ~ Now that Anna Hazare has tasted blood, his speeches talk about other issues to be tackled and of giving the Government periodic wake-up calls. What is certain is that this is not the…

What Happened to Rajdharma?

Now Narendra Modi has decided to fast for social harmony and brotherhood. In justification of this oxymoronic feat, he has written a letter to the citizens of Gujarat: ‘One thing is apparent from…

‘Only a Mother Will Know This Pain’

On 26 August, Vellore Central Prison in Tamil Nadu announced that Perarivalan, Santhan and Murugan, the three who are to hang in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, will be executed on 9 September…

The Matrix Reloaded

“This is a cowardly act of a terrorist nature. We will deal with it. We will never succumb to the pressure of terrorism”—Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, after the Delhi High Court blast of 7…