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Nitin A. Gokhale

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Cordon Control

Cordon Control

Jan 08, 2016

NSA Doval is being attacked for not being status-quoist

Patton Wreckers’ Day

Patton Wreckers’ Day

May 15, 2015

Pakistan had the better tanks, but not the skill to man them well

To Plug The Gap In The Sky

To Plug The Gap In The Sky

Apr 17, 2015

Manohar Parrikar has demonstrated a rare decisiveness in the defence ministry.

1,000 Words A Day

1,000 Words A Day

Oct 10, 2014

As a journalist, he was prolific; as a mentor, he was generous.

‘TSD Is About Human Intelligence’

‘TSD Is About Human Intelligence’

Sep 27, 2013

In early September, the former army chief spoke to NDTV, addressing questions on the TSD.

The Wages Of Peace

The Wages Of Peace

Feb 08, 2013

Kargil was actually about Siachen. India must remember that.

At Act’s End

At Act’s End

Oct 12, 2012

In the theatre of war, State neglect threatens to rub salt into sore wounds

We Are All Xenophobes

We Are All Xenophobes

May 04, 2012

The Northeast must not internalise victimhood even as it fights racism

Borderliners

Borderliners

Oct 11, 2003

Shades of pacifism and fatigue on a canvas of violence

Hallelujah, Nathula!

Hallelujah, Nathula!

Oct 03, 2003

The border trade point between India and China reopens soon, and the bonhomie at this border between troops on either side, currently witnessed twice a week when mail gets exchanged, will get tested when the traffic increases.

One Border One Force?

One Border One Force?

Sep 17, 2003

Troops to Iraq may have been in headlines, but other changes are afoot - Assam Rifles is poised to take over all CI operations in the northeastern states to relieve the Army and other forces for deployment elsewhere.

No New Taxes, Bro

No New Taxes, Bro

Sep 13, 2003

Tired of paying arbitrary 'tax' to extortionist ultras, the Naga public gives them a taste of their own medicine

Labour Pains

Labour Pains

Sep 05, 2003

Competition, rising costs, stagnant productivity, falling domestic consumption ...and now labour trouble. The companies say they can't even pay the statutory bonus, leave alone the 20% the workers expect.

The Drifters

The Drifters

Aug 09, 2003

They're not on terra firma. But life in these phumdis is coming to a standstill.

The Courtyard Of Earthly Justice

The Courtyard Of Earthly Justice

Jul 26, 2003

The search for that elusive bird of fairness has often led Manipuris to the doorstep of Yambem Laba

A Death ... And A Fast-Unto-Death

A Death ... And A Fast-Unto-Death

Jul 25, 2003

The police have been 'force-feeding' a young Manipur girl in custody since November 2000 who refuses to eat voluntarily, demanding withdrawal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, while recent charges of 'custodial-killing' hog the headlines in

All Not Quiet On The Eastern Front

All Not Quiet On The Eastern Front

Jul 11, 2003

New Delhi will have to shed its reluctance in displeasing its apparently 'friendly' eastern neighbours and talk tough with them, if it wants to prevent another Kashmir-like situation in India's east and the northeast.

Living It Up In Northeast

Living It Up In Northeast

Jul 02, 2003

If you thought the Northeast is full of primitive tribals in their traditional dresses, you need a reality check. When it comes to high fashion (not just in clothes) and high tech gadgetry, it could teach a thing or two to the rest of India.

Innocence For The Insensate

Innocence For The Insensate

Jun 28, 2003

Assam police and the kids in the state now have reasons to view each other in a more benign light

The Cha Bar Brawl

The Cha Bar Brawl

Jun 21, 2003

The state's tea industry, already under the shadow of recession, gets nastier bodyblows from its workers

Washed Out Of Sight

Washed Out Of Sight

Jun 20, 2003

The 'breaking news' on 24-hour news channels range from a model getting killed in a freak accident when she is hit by a glass pane falling from the 24th (or is it 48th?) floor of a luxury hotel to the first monsoon showers and the water-logging in th

More Than A Storm In The Tea Cup

More Than A Storm In The Tea Cup

Jun 11, 2003

The Assam tea industry is worried, desperately worried. If in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was under pressure from rising militancy in the state, it is now faced with trouble on the labour front.

'Nothing But A Political Gimmick'

'Nothing But A Political Gimmick'

May 28, 2003

In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview in Guwahati, the Assam Chief Minister gives his reasons for opposing the repeal of IM(DT) Act, while listing his government's successes in the past two years. Excerpts from the interview.

The Neglected States Of The Nation

The Neglected States Of The Nation

May 22, 2003

Why have the seven-sisters suffered from so much neglect and apathy and been out of the mainstream consciousness of heartland India? Who's to blame? Who's to do something about it?

Why This Double Standard?

Why This Double Standard?

May 14, 2003

The contrast between the Home ministry's treatment of the North-East and J&K is disturbingly striking. Why does New Delhi adopt a softer line towards terrorists from the east as compared to those from the west?

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