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B.G. Verghese

Articles by B.G. Verghese

A Broadsheet And Its Broadside

A Broadsheet And Its Broadside

Mar 26, 2012 B.G. Verghese

An interesting chronicle that reads in part like a diary and not a narrative of the sweep of history it...

The Gridlocked Heights

The Gridlocked Heights

Jun 20, 2011 B.G. Verghese

Indo-Pak volubility notwithstanding, LoC still remains undefined

Principles In Ordinary Times

Principles In Ordinary Times

Mar 21, 2011 B.G. Verghese

I.K. Gujral swam in the current of Indian politics for four decades—as MP, ambassador to the USSR, foreign...

Daylight At The Thousand-Star Hotel

Daylight At The Thousand-Star Hotel

May 03, 2010 B.G. Verghese

Roy’s distorted Maoist idyll aside, tribals are non-development’s casualties

The Last Waltz In Williamsburg

The Last Waltz In Williamsburg

Nov 02, 2009 B.G. Verghese

The PM did not really comprehend the devaluation package negotiated by experts. Her instincts told her there...

'Beyond The Pale Of The Rule Of Law'

'Beyond The Pale Of The Rule Of Law'

Oct 30, 2007 B.G. Verghese

The Supreme Court should order arrest of those shown confessing to having committed crimes and suspend the...

Boatman, Do Not Tarry

Boatman, Do Not Tarry

Sep 10, 2007 B.G. Verghese

Karat has had his answers. The UPA should now revivify its reform agenda.

Announce A Cease-Fire

Announce A Cease-Fire

Jul 15, 2006 Ramachandra Guha

An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals...

Disband Salwa Judum

Disband Salwa Judum

Jul 15, 2006 Ramachandra Guha

An Independent Citizens Initiative visits different parts of Dantewara District in Chhattisgarh and appeals...

A Creeping Distemper

A Creeping Distemper

Dec 08, 2003 B.G. Verghese

Sham Lal's India is at the end of its tethers. His pungent humour hides frustrated hopes.

Waiting For 'Godaganga'

Waiting For 'Godaganga'

Jun 30, 2003 B.G. Verghese

The idea of inter-linking rivers is age-old, so why don't the critics shut up?

India's Forgotten Gospel Of Fraternity

India's Forgotten Gospel Of Fraternity

Nov 18, 2002 B.G. Verghese

The battle to be joined is one against inequality, not changing one's faith.

Ordeal by Fire in the Killing Fields of Gujarat

Ordeal by Fire in the Killing Fields of Gujarat

May 15, 2002 B.G. Verghese

Editors Guild of India Fact-Finding Mission Report

Don't Split, Share

Don't Split, Share

Jan 28, 2002 B.G. Verghese

One solution: with internal autonomy, seal the LoC, free transit, initiate joint defence, trade, tourism,...

The UN's Secret Genocide

The UN's Secret Genocide

Jun 19, 2000 B.G. Verghese

Observers have likened sanctions to two or three Hiroshimas. The people of Iraq are being systematically...

Iron Hands, Soft Gloves

Iron Hands, Soft Gloves

Jul 26, 1999 B.G. Verghese

Any dialogue on the LoC or J&K, while not losing sight of Pakistan's deceptions, must also aim for...

A Poetic Licence

A Poetic Licence

Jul 05, 1999 B.G. Verghese

Although Arundhati Roy denies any neo-Luddite impulse or pre-industrial, anti-development dreams, this is...

Why Is India Mute On Kashmir?

Why Is India Mute On Kashmir?

Aug 31, 1998 B.G. Verghese

The vicious circle must be broken somewhere. If Pakistan wants to start with Kashmir, why not? What is more...

More White To The Flags

More White To The Flags

Aug 17, 1998 B.G. Verghese

Now the key is: mutual understanding and acceptance of realities. No one is forcing, or should force, the...

Chittagong As Crux

Chittagong As Crux

Jun 29, 1998 B.G. Verghese

There is room for fruitful cross-border cooperation in the Tripura, Mizoram, Chittagong mini-quadrant which...