|(Mis)using Article 356
There has been a full debate on
Article 356 before the Sarkaria Commission, before the
Supreme Court and before the inter-state council. The
consensus is that we do need the Article but it should be
used in the rarest of the rare cases, says Chandra Pal.
Goodbye, Mr Hughes
Hughes favourite metaphor for man
was the crow. He saw the crow as an appropriate
representative of the generation that had survived the
violence of the two world wars. It was both a symbol of
violence and a survivor of it, writes Manju Jaidka.
"I dont believe in cults and cult
figures," says Badal Sircar.
- Modern classics:
Portrait of Peter as a Young Man, by Ashok
- Living space:
A touch of old world charm by Harkiran Sodhi.
An efficient and unique hunter, by Nutan Shukla.
- A soldier's
Reject divisiveness, manipulation.
- Time off:
, The explosive swami, by
- Your option:
Taru Bahl on a career in film-making
Plagiarism as an art form,
by Vikramdeep Johal.
- Film and TV:
An unconventional thriller,
by Mukesh Khosla.
gaiety and glamour, by Jagmohan Singh Barok.