Politics
15 December 2003
India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has just won elections in three important states and it has done so without...
Asia
28 April 2003
Like America and Israel, India believes it is the victim of international terrorism. The country feels constantly...
International Politics
01 July 2002
When I was first posted to India by the Financial Times in 1983, it was only a few years after Indira Gandhi's 1975-77...
International Politics
27 May 2002
Your friendly local corner shop may seem an unlikely place to find links to religiously motivated violence and ethnic...
Politics
22 April 2002
For many Indian people, the vicious killings, rapes and burning of property in Gujarat in February and March have...
Asia
25 March 2002
A rusting maze of pipes and girders still marks the site of one of the world's worst industrial disasters, which has...
Politics
17 December 2001
India's post-independence traditions, liberal and secular, are coming under increasing threat, and education is the...
Politics
01 October 2001
A very senior member of the Bush administration is said to have told a European colleague a few days after 11 September...
Politics
18 June 2001
"What is your Clause Four?" I asked a group of Congress Party leaders who recently visited London. They had come to try...
Politics
05 February 2001
She was an unlikely nemesis - a four-foot-something, attractive Asian lady who told the nation in a 1997 Valentine's...
Politics
22 January 2001
Three British ministers in three weeks; ten in seven months. That is the remarkable tally of members of the government...
Books
18 September 2000
Two years ago, when India staged another round of underground nuclear tests, the country's defence minister, George...
Politics
03 April 2000
India is euphoric about President Clinton's visit. Headlines like "Wowing India" dominate the covers of news weeklies,...
Politics
24 January 2000
America, a retired Indian diplomat said to me a few days ago, is "the main beneficiary" of India's great Christmas...
Politics
17 January 2000
It used to take several years for unpopular and self-serving political dictators, such as former presidents Suharto of...

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