JULY 2012

July 2012

Cover Story and Featured Stories

What is intriguing is why England, the US, France, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are so keen to oust the Syrian president
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

The inside story behind Pranab Mukherjee’s nomination for president seems like a thriller with an unfinished ending
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Will life imprisonment for two young human rights activists destroy people’s faith in the Indian judicial process?
Maulshree Pathak Delhi 

Till the BJP disengages itself from the sinister shadows of fascist ideology and emerges as a modern Rightwing party, it will continue to stumble, stutter and fall 
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

The fantasy of the faithful to see Narendra Modi partnering Arun Jaitley as a nostalgic throwback to the Atal-Advani era is a pipedream which is bound to crash 
Poornima Joshi Delhi 

The resurrection of old bonds between the two Punjabs, in India and Pakistan, can decisively shift the affirmative discourse across the border
Tridivesh Maini Delhi 

Can Narendra Modi save the BJP from sinking into a quagmire?
Poornima Joshi Delhi 

The stratospheric legend of Narendra Modi and his promised land of Economic Freedom does not really shine as his propaganda machine and miscellaneous industrialists push it down the nation’s throat. Modi’s Gujarat lags behind and much of the adulation is unwarranted
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

A man about town. For all seasons. Who wears many tactical hats. Meet another BJP aspirant for the PM’s slot: Arun Jaitley
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi 

If Narendra Modi is the ‘Poster Boy’ of corporates, here are the reasons why
M Mehta Delhi/Ahmedabad 

But this new cinema is strikingly separate, born out of starkly different circumstances, still unfolding, still struggling…
Aakshi Magazine Delhi 

The Maoist bogey in Assam is a ploy to keep AFSPA in force 
Patricia Mukhim Shillong