The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, January 23, 2000

Measures taken to strengthen the democracy would be the best homage to the founding fathersThe Republic at 50
Changes needed for better governance

By Subhash C. Kashyap

ON January 26, 2000, the Constitution and the Republic of India complete 50 years of their existence.
How have we fared during the decades gone by? What does the balance-sheet of our successes and failures look like?
We began well — full of hope and with faith in the future.

Week Specials

Great Minds,
by Kuldip Dhiman

The adman par excellence,
by Ervell E. Menezes

When masters of melody ruled the roost,
by M. L. Dhawan

An Indian view of motivation,
by A. P. N. Pankaj

Week Specials

TELEVISION: Playing god with panache,
Mukesh Khosla,

BOLLYWOOD BHELPURI: Endearing Dharam-Hema?
Madhur Mittal

SUGAR 'N' SPICE: A very versatile cereal,
Harkiran Sodhi

NATURE: They light up the insect world,
Nutan Shukla

YOUR OPTION: Understanding non-violence,
Taru Bahl

FEEDBACK: Caught off-guard once again

CONSUMER ALERT: An Act of faith,
M. R. Pal
Book Review
Inside Bill Gates empire

Indian male is dissected andfound wanting

Books that shaped sensitivity of the age

Eco-destruction: the creeping disaster

Women’s woes inside and outside home

Why you must keep your nose clean?

Headlong into the wrong world