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  • Australian and African mineral discoveries point to India's buried riches

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    While the consequences of the Supreme Court's wrath over rampant illegal mining in Karnataka and Goa are fairly obvious in terms of lost jobs, impaired...

  • Jairam Ramesh's Catechism on Maoism

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh spoke to a packed (and young) audience at Teen Murti Bhavan in New Delhi on the theme of Left-wing...

  • Season of scams!

    For crying out loud |  Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
    My mother said the most bizarre thing to me this afternoon over a very elaborate Bengali lunch. Claiming she had read it in the papers....

  • Where is my freedom?

    Kolkata Colloquies |  Priyanka Gupta
    No it's not the usual self-gratifying introspection about where my country is headed, not a futile fury over my prime minister's I- day speech which...

  • Jairam Ramesh practices liberation theology in Saranda

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    On Independence Day when the Tricolour rises once again in Saranda, the people of this mineral rich area will hope they have not merely exchanged...

  • An angry Mamata is squandering her opportunities

    Voice Over |  Rajen Garabadu
    As part of covering one year of the Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Government in West Bengal, we at CNN-IBN thought it a good idea to...

  • Naxal diary

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    Sukma district collector Alex Paul Memon was released by Naxal Guerrillas after 13 days of captivity near Tarmetla on May 3. Tarmetla is a small...

  • Naxal Diary

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    April 24 We are outside the bungalow of Sukhma district collector Alex Paul Menon. This bungalow was previously a forest guest house and has ...

  • The will to communicate

    Sougata's Blog |  Sougata Mukhopadhyay
    The sun quietly drifted behind the hills and I was standing in the middle of nowhere as dusk approached. We had travelled nearly 30 kilometres...

  • The Indian soldier's plight

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The program that aired on CNN-IBN a couple of months back irked my mind. Anubha Bhonsle's "30 minutes" show focused on the Army officer's latest...

  • BJP's Ram slams Raman Rajya

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    Chhattisgarh High Court will give its order on the bail plea of Dr Binayak Sen and Kolkata businessman Piyush Guha on Thursday, 10th February. Prosecution...

  • Binayak Sen on Naxal vs state battle

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    Dr Binayak Sen's wife Ilina Sen awaits his upcoming bail appeal on January 24, 2011. She says that even animals live in better conditions in...

  • Arundhati Roy on the trial of Binayak Sen

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    The Binayak Sen trial has thrown a lot of questions to the civil society which feels the space to dissent within the Indian democracy -...

  • Manmohan's indecisiveness costing India dear

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    A few years ago, when Greg Chappell was Big Boss, I asked Saurav Ganguly on how he felt losing the Indian captaincy. Ganguly, candid as...

  • An open letter to Manmohan Singh

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Dr Singh, At the outset, many congratulations on completing six years in office, making you the longest serving Indian prime minister since Indira ...

  • Count the bodies, but don't move on

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Let this debate, not settle in the light of facts, analysis and reports. Among the many headlines today, one struck me, "Ye dhokha ...