THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
20 October 2017
Articles
Mar 01 2003
Waiting in the wings
Marginalised communities continue to demonstrate that they can own and operate their own media to ensure that their voices are heard. But is the Government looking their way, asks Ashish Sen.
Mar 01 2003
Cricket, women and war
Those who devise television programmes on cricket seem convinced that women have neither brains, nor common sense, says Kalpana Sharma.
Mar 01 2003
Limited nuclear war, limitless anxiety
As 'limited war' doctrine evolves to 'limited nuclear war', the strategic necessities as well as their implications for the polity must be repeatedly examined, says Firdaus Ahmed.
Mar 01 2003
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PROOF: Q3, Sustaining the partnership
An update from the Bangalore's Public Records of Operations and Finance (PROOF) campaign.
Mar 01 2003
Their lands and our laws
Colonial-era laws that dispossess the nation's adivasis need both legislative reform and the administrative diligence to be justly implemented, says Videh Upadhyay.
Mar 01 2003
What ails our Public Services? -- II
Is incompetence and lack of motivated the cause for the malaise? Second in the series of articles adapted from the book Holding the State to Account by Samuel Paul of the Public Affairs Center, Bangalore.
Mar 01 2003
Elections : Disclosures now Mandatory
Jayprakash Narayan on the recent SC judgement that reinstated mandatory discloures from election candidates.
Mar 01 2003
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Little by little, Keradi gets better
Led by children themselves, and ably assisted by concerned adult guidance, a remarkable Children's Council gives true meaning to citizenship and informed choices.
Feb 01 2003
Zero tolerance for farm subsidies
Developing countries must take a collective stand on 'Zero-Tolerance to Subsidies' to protect their agriculture, says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Democratising the Panchayats
The Government of Karnataka's Working Group on Decentralization discusses mechanisms for democratizing decision making in Panchayats. This is the third in a series of articles adapted from the Working Group's 2002 report.
Feb 01 2003
Rising Stress on Liberal Arts Education
A belief that revival of liberal arts education with its humanist traditions is the panacea to the rising tide of right-wing extremism is gaining ground, reports Binu S. Thomas.
Feb 01 2003
The condom, the moon and the finger
For AIDS prevention education to be successful, powerful gender-sensitive messages must replace the nebulous 'moral framework', argues Anita Anand.
Feb 01 2003
Profile: Khushboo Welfare Society
This Haryana based non-profit organization is working towards building a disabled friendly society through integration and rehabilitation, says Indra Chopra
Feb 01 2003
A second judiciary
A media that cherishes its independence must recognize this freedom is as essential for the judiciary to deliver justice as it is for the media to observe it impartially, says Dasu Krishnamoorty
Feb 01 2003
The Internet : 21st century democracy's promise
The most flexible information dissemination medium ever invented can still be used for the betterment of all, says Subramaniam Vincent.
Feb 01 2003
Saying no to war
No sane person can accept the immorality of using economic and military superiority to bludgeon inconvenient nations into falling in line, says Kalpana Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
A scientific fairytale
Has the introduction of Bt Cotton been successful? The deliberate attempt to find a "yes" answer has required a lot of incredulous 'science', says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
A debt we can do without
While the West has abandoned the realism of the past century and has now turned to cooperation in pursuing common goals, South Asia remains trapped in this old paradigm, says Firdaus Ahmed.
Feb 01 2003
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Eliminating child labour through participation
Collective Action for Rural Development (CAFORD) encourages families in Andhra's Prakasam district to keep their children in school.
Feb 01 2003
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Burning aspirations
In the passing of Kalpana Chawla, the genuine feeling of loss expressed by so many reveals the thirst amongst the young for role models, says Kalpana Sharma.
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Amitabha Basu
  • Retired Scientist
  • National Physical
  • Laboratory
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