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  • 'Transgenic agriculture is not an American conspiracy against India'

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    There is 'not a shred of evidence' that genetically-modified food is harmful to humans yet a committee appointed by the Supreme Court has advised a...

  • A guide to the perplexed at Maruti Suzuki

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Maruti Suzuki chairman RC Bhargava was perplexed at the company's shareholders' meeting on 28 August. He said he could not understand the rage behind the...

  • Why the God-damned NGOs should continue to crow at Koodankulam

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    It would be a euphemism to say that I hate non-governmental organisations. They are generally anti-development, self-righteous, obdurate, ill-liberal, conspiratorial, secretive and even plain deceptive:...

  • Jaitapur debate: A victim of shadowboxing

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster the Indian government announced it will remain committed to its ambitious plans to build a nuclear...

  • Jaitapur: A timeline of discontent

    My Favourite Thinks |  Yogita Limaye
    Jaitapur -- real public opposition or political inciting? Environmental issues or rehabilitation worries? These are some of the questions often asked about the agitation in...

  • Jaitapur - Maharashtra's Singur?

    Dextra Aria |  Kajal Iyer
    Jaitapur has been on the boil for quite some time now. But this week, the agitation finally turned violent. For those of us who have...