The Forum Gazette Index

1) The Forum Gazette Vol. 1 No. 1 June 1-15, 1986



THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 1 JUNE 1-15, 1986
Attack on Parliament: Ordinance curbs sovereignty of the people - Our Special Correspondent
Dissidents on a weak wicket: Glimmers of changing perceptions in Punjab by G.S.Sandhu

MEDIA WATCH
Media Monitor: A snack and peg for the media, Edited by Bidyut Sarkar
The Press, the Nation and “Khalistan” by Preminder Singh
The way by Prem Kirpal

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Operation Search: Another major folly?
Bangaldesh: Election South Asian Style by Rita Manchanda

OUR TIMES
Some things that bother me as an Indian woman by Kamla Bhasin
Children without childhood: Gross exploitation in the Match and Fireworks Industry - From our correspondent

Countdown to despair or hope in Punjab by Harsh Sethi

VIEWPOINT
Editorial: Blue Star: A Turning Point
Punjab and a troubled national scene by I.K. Gujral

OPEN FORUM
Khalistan: A death trap for the Sikhs by Bhagwant Singh Dalawari

FIRST WORDS by J.S. Aurora

A MATTER OF PEOPLE

Punjab needs political, not a military solution by George Fernandes

Blue Star aggravated Punjab problems by P. Upendra

No Solution without Hindu-Sikh accommodation by Nirmal Mukarji

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Ghadar, Satyagraha, Bhagat Singh and INA: Sikhs in India's Freedom struggle by Satindra Singh

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
The eternal wealth "Asha Amardhan" - A Marwari folk tale on famine by Vijaidan Detha, translation: Baljit Malik
Those magnificent men by Ritu Menon

SPOTLIGHT
Bihar’s Jallianwala and after by Smitu Kothari




THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 2 JUNE 15-30, 1986

Haryana bid to derail Venkataramiah Commission
Can the Accord be put back on track? by Baljit Malik
Punjab Struggles For Sanity by Harji Malik

MEDIA WATCH
Atoning for Barnala’s Sins by Preminder Singh

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Hindu Fears In Punjab by Jasjit Purewal

Hindu Militancy vs Terrorism by Our Special Correspondent

OUR TIMES
Lighting Candles Worldwide: The Remarkable Work Of Amnesty International

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Nihang & Mem by Khushwant Singh

A letter to the nihang’s mem by B.M.

The Valley Of Flowers

The Art of Healing pictures by Sanjay Mitra

Illusions that are Eyelids

VIEWPOINT
EDITORIAL: Persecution Fear and Migration
We the People of a Federal India by Inder Mohan

OPEN FORUM
PUNJAB: All Is Not Lost by Sucha Singh Gill

A MATTER OF PEOPLE
Oddities and eccentricities of the Kinnock tour: A ‘Fraternal’ Visit At State Expense
The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: A glorious chapter of the freedom movement

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
Sacrifice Personified: Translated from Tamil

THIS CRAZY WORLD
From Author to Deputy Minister by Dalip Singh

THE GOOD EARTH
The State Of India’s Environment

SPOTLIGHT
Kudal, Gandhi and the Nation: -A view from Chuchuyimlang by L.C. Jain



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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO.3 TUESDAY 1-15 JULY, 1986

Centre Bungles Over Chandigarh: Bid to Circumvent Accord by Baljit Malik
The Politics of Trishul Culture: Delhi’s Wave of Hindu Communalism by Inder Mohan

MEDIA WATCH
The Press, the Accord and How Many Acres

Divine Mission: An excerpt from P.K. Nijhawan’s introduction to his Sri Guru Gobind Geeta

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Chandigarh A Solution For Whom? by Jasjit Purewal

OUR TIMES
White Heat in Black South Africa by Jawed Naqvi
Who Is Creating Khalistan? by Harji Malik

Our Roving Ear and Eye Informs Us

This Is It! by Kamla Bhasin

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
The Many Worlds of Ameena Ahmed Ahuja by Kauser Khan

TRUTH TALES: Contemporary writing by Indian Women

You Said It!

“And So Many More Will Die” Ben Barka’s Soweto by Harji Malik

EDITORIAL
A Bad Example

VIEWPOINT
The Fate of Secularism-I by Ashis Nandy

OPEN FORUM
Deep and Moving by Sanjay Sharma, Guwahati

“ ... Otherwise the border of Pakistan would have been near Delhi with J & K sliced off,” by Gilbert Lobo, Bombay
Protect Gurudwaras from Anti-Social Activities by Col. H.N. Singh, New Delhi
Plea For Akali Unity by Ishar Singh, New Delhi

A MATTER OF PEOPLE
A Champion of the Oppressed: Mahashweta Devi by Sumantha Banerji

A REMEMBRANCE: Gurbachan Singh Talib by Amrik Singh

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Sikhs in India: A Vision for the Future by Late Sardar Hardit Singh Malik

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
THREE ANNAS AND TWO PICE by Saadat Hasan Munto; Translation: Avtar Singh Judge

THE GOOD EARTH
World Environment Day and Chipko by Ritu Menon

Fear and Migration Syndrome in the Punjabi Press

SPOTLIGHT
“Health For All” in Reagan’s Shadow: MNC Victory at WHO Meeting by Salam Murad




THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO.4 JULY 16-31, 1986

Government, Mizos Achieve Settlement: The Accord and the Laldenga Conundrum by Harji MalikBarnala Denies Helping Congress-I: Blames Dissidents for Mann’s Defeat by Baljit Malik

MEDIA WATCH
The Punjab Press Speaks to The Forum Gazette by Jasjit Purewal

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Laldenga: “We Must All Feel Oneness” by Harji Malik

OUR TIMES
Away From Antiseptic Civilization: An Experience with the Bastar Tribals by Devdutt

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Rabindranath Tagore: Artist Supreme by Vibha Sharma

“NEW DELHI TIMES” A Film that Failed by B.S. Rattan

Admissions Time at Delhi University by Tarun K.Saint

VIEWPOINT
EDITORIAL: Politics of Discord and Desperation
Emerging Political Pointers in Punjab: Implications of Rajya Sabha Poll Results by Rajinder Puri
OPEN FORUM
Deploying the Army in Punjab by Saran Singh, Calcutta
The Agony of Riot Victims by D.S. Samloke (Dr), Gopa Joshi (Dr) and P.S. Sahni (Dr), New Delhi.
All that Glitters by B.L. Bhagat, New Delhi
Jolly to the Core by Harkishan Singh

A MATTER OF PEOPLE
From Soldier to Forum to Politics by Jaya Jaitly
Dharam Singh Rawat: A Crusade For Accountability by Inder Mohan

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: A Tribute and Assessment by Satindra Singh

INTERLUDES
Confusion Confounded and Compounded by Kamla Bhasin
An “Encounter” with the Sikhs by Brijender S. Panwar
An Indian Way of Dying by BM
The Fate of Secularism – II by Ashis Nandy

SPOTLIGHT
Missing the Point in the Water Dispute: Haryana and Punjab’s Short-Sighted Approach by Bharat Dogra
Emerging Water Problems


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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. I NO.5 AUGUST 1-15, 1986

Ahmedabad, Punjab and Delhi’s Madness: The Agony of Gujarat’s Capital by Mirai Chatterjee
Delhi Police Fails Yet Again: A Report from West Delhi by Forum Gazette Correspondents

MEDIA WATCH
The Press and West Delhi Violence by Preminder Singh

S. Radhakrishnan: The Hindu View of Life

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
The Agony of Ahmedabad: Why did it Happen? By Mirai Chatterjee
Where Have All the Bridges Gone: Despair and Hope in the ‘Gandhian’ City Ela Bhatt talks to Kamla Bhasin

OUR TIMES
Three Sterling Reports
How Do You Do It by Raj Thapar

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
The Colour Purple by Alice Walker
“Let the Press Stop Reporting Punjab!” by Gautam

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
Wanted A Killer by Fiquar Taunsvi

EDITORIAL
Minorities not for Burning

VIEWPOINT
Redistribution of Agricultural Land: Poor Record, Uncertain Future by Bharat Dogra

OPEN FORUM

The Congress Centenary and the Punjab Accord
Don’t Let Punjab Down by Wg Cdr Surinder Singh, New Delhi
Victims of lust for Power by Dr Mehar Singh, Amritsar
A Sikh Daily by Kuldip Singh Chopra, Chandigarh
Average Sikh Dazed by Inderjit and Bimal Singh, Bombay

MATTER OF PEOPLE
Ela Bhatt: Ahmedabad’s Gandhian Feminist: Uniting Women Against the Community Divide by Kamla Bhasin
Not Hindus or Sikhs, but insaans — Amte
Three Steps to Punjab Solution: Gen. Aurora’s Maiden Speech in Parliament by Gazette News Service

HERITAGE AND HISTORY

BANDA: The Unwept and Unsung Sikh Hero by Satindra Singh

THE GOOD EARTH
Indian Rainforests on the Brink by Sadanand Menon
Implicating Organisations of the Rural Poor in False Cases NFS — India
The West Delhi Fall Out by Baljit Malik

SPOTLIGHT
The Punjab River Waters Dispute by S.S. Dosanj, Shaminder Virk


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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO.6 AUGUST 16-31, 1986

Sant Longowal - Man of Peace by Madhu Kishwar
Reluctant Rehabilitation for ’84 Carnage Victims: No Easy Answers in West Delhi by Jasjit Purewal

MEDIA WATCH
Insurgency Scenarios by Preminder Singh

Overcoming Discord and Disharmony: The Thoughts of J. Krishnamurti

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Trishuls in the Walled City: The Ordeal of a Muslim Family by Inder Mohan

OUR TIMES
Living in Fear in Mangolpuri and Sultanpuri by Harji Malik
The ‘Widow and Orphan Vihar’ by Jasjit Purewal
A Tension Ridden Scenario

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Monsoon by Khushwant Singh
Freedom Come by Harindranath Chattopadhyaya
The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing; book review by Jasjit Purewal

VIEWPOINT
Editorial: Thirty Nine and Not Going Strong - 15 August 1986.

Fifteenth August Thoughts by Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru

OPEN FORUM
Remembering Sant Longowal by Harji Malik

MATTER OF PEOPLE
Hanuman Singh the Kannadiga Sikh by Kamla Bhasin
Federalism and National Integration by A.S. Narang

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
To Let: A Womb by Gurmukh Singh Jeet
Jugti Ram and the Price of Being Secular by Avtar Singh Judge

THE GOOD EARTH
Delhi Gasping for Breath by Chiranjeev Bedi


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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 7 SEPTEMBER 1-15, 1986

Bombay Blackens Its Record: Sikhs Attacked Following Vaidya Assassination by Jyoti Punwani
Warning Signals in Gorkhaland: W. Bengal, Union Governments Allowing Dangerous Drift by Harji Malik

MEDIA WATCH
Sex, Exposes and the Magazines by Preminder Singh
From Gitanjali: Song of Offerings by Rabindranath Tagore

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
DELHI SIKHS READY TO LEAVE by Harmindar Kaur

OUR TIMES
The Koltas: Bonded for Ever by Kavaljit Singh
Bonded into Prostitution by Harji Malik

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
On Tagore’s Boyhood Days by Srimati Lal
Sanskrit and Cricket in a Karnataka Village by S. Sriman

VIEWPOINT
EDIT: The Security and Sedition Trap

A Cry for Humanity and Sanity: The Way Out of the Punjab Imbroglio by Bhagwant Singh Dalawari

OPEN FORUM
Dalit Voice Editor Arrested, Handcuffed: Charged with Sedition and Terrorism: Home Minister Expresses Regret by Mrs. V.T. Rajshekar Camp: Police Station East , Sector 28, Chandigarh
A Memorial Needed for Banda by Mahindar Singh, New Delhi

MATTER OF PEOPLE
Article 249: Baljit Malik interviews Chitta Basu (FB); Jaswant Singh (BJP); George Fernandes (J)

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Sikhs and the Rebellion by Satindra Singh

THE GOOD EARTH
Limits to the ‘PM to CM to DM’ Approach: Lessons from the Ecology Movement in the Doon Valley by Vandana Shiva
Field Report: Limestone Mining Ruining Environment

SPECIAL REPORT
Wheat and Rice or Wheat and… The Johl Committee Report on Diversification of Punjab Agriculture An Exercise in Unreality by S.S.Dosanj

SPOTLIGHT
Mis-selling the Nation Through Festivals of India: Festivals Abroad or Craft Bazars at Home - Which are Relevant by Jaya Jaitly


The Forum Gazette Vol. 1 No. 8 September 16-30 1986

THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO.8 SEPTEMBER 16-30, 1986

Winter of Discontent Ahead In Kashmir: Moderate Forces Being Pushed Beyond The Brink by Baljit MalikDelhi Dilly-Dallying About Elections says Farooq Abdullah
M.P. Government’s Neglect of Bhopal Gas Victims: Volunteers Harassed by Police as Victims Suffer by A Special Correspondent

MEDIA WATCH
God Save the National Anthem by Preminder Singh
Rabindranath Tagore’s Translation of the National Anthem

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
A “Hiccup” on the Sino-Indian Border by Rita Manchanda
Gandhians Express Deep Concern: Call for 5-Point Programme to Tackle Punjab by Gazette News Service

OUR TIMES
PUCL and PUDR Committed to Defending Rights of the People: Civil Liberties and Democratic Rights in Bad Shape by Gazette News Service

Government and the Guilt of Bhopal

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Sant Sobha Singh: Saint of the Mountains by Srimati Lal
Two In One: VKS Courtesy Contemporary Times, Ludhiana
An Indian Story: A Story of the Suppression of Civil and Democratic Rights

VIEWPOINT
Edit: A Law Unto Themselves
Punjab: Need for Introspection by Devdutt

OPEN FORUM
Two Letters The Times of India Excluded
i.                    by Amarjit Singh, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana – 141004
ii.                 by Ms. Harji Malik

NEWSHOUND by Rap

MATTER OF PEOPLE
She Turned Her Back on Hollywood; She is Suhasini Mulay by Nandika Jaitley
The Lovable and Ludicrous Fiquar Taunsvi by Avtar Singh Jugde

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
A Glorious Chapter in Sikh and Punjab History by Harji Malik

THE GOOD EARTH
Greening the Aravalli Hills by Kishore Saint
Minorities Being Pushed to the Wall by Inder Mohan
Follow-up on Gorkhaland

Ludhiana Meet Calls for Front to Fight Injustice: Eminent Intellectuals Condemn Denial of Human Rights by Gazette News Service

Press and Communalism: Non-political Crimes Reported as Acts of Terrorism by Brijender S. PanwarHow Iron-ore Miners Resisted Communalists in November ’84? by Bharat Dogra

Terror in Ludhiana: But Cooperation, Amity Prevail by Gazette News Service

SPOTLIGHT
Misra Commission Report Should be Published by Harji Malik
Resistance Against Missile Test Base in Orissa by Gazette News Service
 

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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO.9 OCTOBER 1-15, 1986

Mahatma Gandhi Volunteer Extra Ordinary: Mahatma Gandhi interviewed by Nirmal Kumar Bose on Politics, Constructive Work and The State
Dangers Ahead for Voluntary Action: Bid to Suppress Dissent and Development Alternatives by Baljit Malik
Delhi Declaration of Voluntary Organisations
National Convention Deplores Harassment of Voluntary Agencies: Call for More Coordination Between Groups

MEDIA WATCH
WHO’S AFRAID OF NASTY NAM: A Look at Harare and the Press by Preminder Singh

SAGE’s WORD
Baba Sheikh Farid and the Sikh Tradition

NEWSHOUND by Rap

OUR TIMES
Gandhi Jayanti – 1986: The Man Who. Walked from Porbandar to Rajghat
Talking of Gandhiji: From Talking of Gandhiji: Francis Watson and Maurice
Brown-programmes broadcast on the BBC., Orient Longman’s, 1957
Bapu as My Mother by Manubehn Gandhi
The Ashram As a Catalyst of Change From Pyarelal’s Gandhi

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Woman in a Man’s Body: CONUNDRUM - By Jan Morris Faber and Faber, London 1974; Reviewed by Kamla Bhasin & Baljit Malik
Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan; reviewed by Jasjit Purewal

VIEWPOINT
Edit: A Government That Leaps Before It Looks
Liberal Answer to Punjab Terrorism by Balraj Puri

OPEN FORUM
Two Months in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. by Amrik Singh

MATTER OF PEOPLE
Chulhewali Mai
Taking the Media by Storm by Lakhinder Vohra
President Enthralls Jassa Singh Seminar by Gazette News Service
Anti-Repression Meet in Bhatinda by Gazette News Service

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
THE LAST SALUTE: Saadat Hasan Manto; Translation: Avtar Singh Judge

FIELD REPORT
Wastelands to Paddy Fields by Gazette News Service

Communal Divide a Non-Starter in Ludhiana

SPOTLIGHT
Voluntary Movement at the Crossroads: Confusion, Suspicion over Government moves to Manipulate, Control by Harji Malik

PADI+CART= CAPART: A Government of India Rope-trick


 


THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 10 OCTOBER 16-31, 1986

Make Misra Commission Report Public: Demand by Public Meeting in Delhi by Harji Malik
Assam’s AGP Government ‘On the Spot’: Slow Economic Progress, Poor Accord Implementation by I. Virk

MEDIA WATCH
The Stepmother and Poor Cousins: A Report on the Strained Relationship Between the Centre and the State by Preminder Singh

OH MY COUNTRY: Faiz Ahmed Faiz

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
National Conference On Women’s Studies: Call for end to State and Religious Terrorism: Women’s Groups Resolve to Struggle Against Anti-Women Bias in Society and Media by Gazette News Service

OUR TIMES
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE: False premises/ False promises

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Jaya Jaitly Reviews Nawal el Sa’adawi: Woman at Point Zero
Sita Speak by Bina Agarwal
In Ranakpur by Baljit Malik
A Petition to Guru Gobind Singh by Bhagwant Singh Dilawari

NEWSHOUND by Rap

VIEWPOINT
Edit: One Standard For All
The Dilemma of ‘Surplus’ Food and Hunger by Bharat Oogra

NEWSHOUND by Rap

OPEN FORUM
Satindra Singh’s Two Reports from London: Face to Face with Chauhan
Convention on Communalism and the Threat to Diversity: A Call by Concerned Indians:Calcutta 7-10 November, 1986

MATTER OF PEOPLE
The Sidhus of Delhi: A Total Theatre Family by Lakhinder Vohra
A man of Compassion and Caring: Dilawari by Kamla Bhasin

HERTAGE AND HISTORY
“HUM HINDU NAHIN” The Arya - Sikh Relations, 1877-1905 by Prof. Kenneth W. Jones
Punjabi Sikhs and Hindus Cut Across Communal Divide A Gazette News Report by Nandlka Jaitly

THE GOOD EARTH
People’s Response to Desertification in Karnataka by S.R. Ramaswamy

SPOTLIGHT
Bihar Government Encouraging Landlord Armies Banning Mass Organisations: Smithu Kothari interviewed Dr. Vinayan


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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. I NO. 11, NOVEMBER 1-15, 1986


Delhi Sikhs Face Charges for ’84 Violence: Real Culprits Still Roaming Scot-free,
A Gazette News Service Report by Lakhinder Vohra
Victims of 1984 Rebuild Lives With Pride, Dignity and Tenacity: But. .. Tension, Insecurity, Official Apathy Hinder Normalcy by Gazette Correspondents

MEDIA WATCH
NATIONAL PRIDE AND SPORT: Is the press justified in writing about India’s poor performance at the Asian Games as a national humiliation? by Preminder Singh

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Face To Face with Delhi’s Police Commissioner; Harji Malik Interviews Ved Marwah
Punjab Police infiltrated From Harbir Singh Bhanwer
A Religious Initiative in Punjab; Lakhinder Vohra interviews Bhakti Chaitanya Swami Guru of Punjab Peace Council
If Time Alone Could Heal by Kuldip Nayar

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
The Bitter Truth of ‘Karva Chauth’ by Kamla Bhasin
Answer Me, Answer Me My City by Arpana Caur
Vivan Sundram Explains ‘Black Arena’ and Reflects on November ’86

EDITORIAL
The Balance Sheet is Red
Recalling November by Rajni Kothari
Shock ... and Agreement by Rajeev Sethi, New Delhi

Two Women Bag Alternative Nobel Prize: Right Livelihood Awards for Dangers of Nuclear Radiation by Gazette News Service

Haryana Landowners Depriving the Poor of Community Land by Mukul - N.F.S. INDIA

INTERLUDES
What Sikh Humour is All About by Khushwant Singh
And the Meanings Behind Sikh Names by Khushwant Singh
More Equal by Dalip Singh
A Tribute to A Tree of Life by Srimati Lal

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
Death, where is thy sting? by Ajeet Cour

SPOTLIGHT
TN Government Conspiring to Embarrass Kodai Sub-Collector? by Sadanand Menon

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
The Children of 1984: An Insight into Their Life and Minds; Can they Look Forward to a Better Tomorrow? by Nandika Jaitly
OUR LIVES; OUR  TIMES: Three young Delhi students describe their lives, their fears and hopes.

THE FORGOTTEN ONES: A Poem by Veena Raghavan 


The Forum Gazette Vol. 1 No. 12 & 13 November 16 - December 15, 1986

THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 12 & 13 NOVEMBER 16 - DECEMBER 15, 1986

Government Misusing Sedition Charge, Anti-Terrorist Act by Baljit Malik
Press Council Summons Girilal Jain: Communal writing in the Dock,
A Gazette News Service Report by Harji Malik

MEDIA WATCH
A Word to Rajender Mathur by Amrik Singh
A Beggar’s Bowl by Bhai Vir Singh
Communalism in Action: The Shiv Sena Phenomenon, A Gazette News Service Report by Brijender S. Panwar from Bombay
‘Nation in Danger’ Obsession Threatens Social and Cultural Diversity: Calcutta Convention For Checking Communal Virus by Gazette News Service
Urdu Weekly Editor Arrested: Government Bid to Harass Minority/Alternative Voices by Gazette News Service
“An Act of Foolishness” Says Shahid Siddiqui
New Patterns of Communal Tension by Inder Mohan
Continuing Blight of Majority Chauvinism by Jaya Jaitly

A Long March To Nowhere by Dona Suri
Rajya Sabha Discusses Punjab by Gazette News Service
Factional Extremism at Manji Sahib From Harbir Singh Bhanwar in Amritsar
Overseas Sikh Spokesman Calls for Dialogue on Punjab: Rejects Direct Role For Sikhs Abroad by Satindra Singh in Washington

IS THIS SEDITIOUS?: An excerpt from Harji Malik’s article, A Punjab Report, in the Economic and Political Weekly

What Constitutes Sedition?:
Lawyer Indira Jaising on the definition of the term ‘sedition’ in the journal, The Lawyers


The Military View: Military Chief PRO Commander H M Gori’s letter refuting points raised in Malik’s article

OUR TIMES
This Too Will Pass by Sagri Ramdas

VIEWPOINT
Edit: The Charge Is Sedition!
Journalism of a third kind*-1 by Patwant Singh

This is Tihar!

Implications of Arun Shourie by Balraj Puri

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Guru Nanak And His Mission by Satindra Singh
Religion And The Sikh Elite by Harish K. Puri

DHAMMAK DHUM: Another Approach to Writing for Children

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Begum Akhtar Lives For Ever by Avtar Singh Judge

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
Grandma Is Out In The Sun by Devinder
Revolution, Theatre and Bhagat Singh’s Writings by Renu Govil

SPOTLIGHT
Most U.K. Sikhs Against Khalistan says I.K. Gujral
Most Sikhs Abroad For Khalistan says Satindra Singh


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THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 1 NO. 14 DECEMBER 20, 1986 - JANUARY 5, 1987

Bill to Intercept Postal Mail: A Violation of Citizens’ Freedom by Harji Malik
Bullets Take Punjab to Political Dead End by Baljit Malik

MEDIA WATCH
Plain Speaking, Sensible Thinking on Punjab by Harji Malik

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Sikh Forum National Convention Condemns Terrorism, Government Refusal to Book Nov. ’84 Mobsters by Gazette News Service
Soli Sorabjee speaks out on the Postal Bill and National Anthem Judgement

OUR TIMES
Carbide, Genocide, Cinema and Censor by Jaya Jaitly
Must 14 Million Children Die Each Year? Harji Malik

THE GOOD EARTH
Pesticides: The Hidden Threat by Amita Baviskar
The Politics of Film: Report of a Seminar organised by the Max Mueller Bhawan by Srimati Lal

VIEWPOINT
Edit:
The Enemy Within

Journalism of a third kind-II by Patwant Singh

OPEN FORUM
Questions On Culture by Jaya Jaitly

MATTER OF PEOPLE
Nandy Singh Reminisces on the Good Old Days of Indian Hockey by Lakhinder Vohra
Punjabiat Struggles To Survive by Gazette News Service
Tohra Triumphant in SGPC Poll by Harbir Singh Bhanwer

THIS FORTHNIGHT’S STORY
Five days of Grace by Saadat Hasan Manto

Bombay Seminar Lauds Guru Teg Bahadur by Gazette News Service
Amarinder Calls for Constructive Cooperation Between Punjab and Centre by Gazette News Service

Controversial Bill to Prevent Indecent Representation of Women by Jyotsna Uppal



THE FORUM GAZETTE VOL. 2 NO. 1 JANUARY 5-19, 1987

Karnataka Decentralises Politics, Planning and Development by Harli Malik
Academic Exposes Bihar Government’s Fraud on the Constitution by A Special Correspondent
MEDIA WATCH
BARE-ALL-DARE-ALL: A report on the myth, tinsel and reality of Indian film journalism by Preminder Singh

SAGE’S WORD
Selections from The Psalms

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
SGPC Appoints Pro-militant High Priests by Harbir Singh Bhanwar
Marching, Painting, Performing, and an Auction for Communal Harmony by Lakhinder Vohra
OUR TIMES
Baan Workers Struggle for Survival by Gazette News Service
H.P. Women Protest Liquor Contracts by Gazette News Service

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Two First Rate Punjabi Plays in Delhi by B.S. Rattan

MATTER OF PEOPLE
A Good Man Fasts for Punjab by Brijender S. Panwar

EDITORIAL: A Happy New Year Anyway

VIEWPOINT
What Should The Punjabi Hindus Do? by Balraj Puri

OPEN FORUM
Sedition charge and anti-terrorism act by Rajeev Sethi
Two categories of Khalistanis by Bharat Dogra
Praise for The Gazette by B.M. Sinha
A Voice From The Heart Of India by Sadhu Mohan

INTERLUDES
Those Old Jokes…Once Again

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Guru Gobind Singh and the Evolution of the Khalsa by Indubhushan Banerjee

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
The Gift by Satindra Singh

FIELD REPORT
Bharat Dogra Talks To Farmers On The Pakistan Border

SPOTLIGHT
‘It is easy to be suspicious of the Government ... but just try it out’ says Bunker Roy

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Ex-Judges Establish Human Rights Tribunal: Concern Over Undemocratic Laws, Violations by State by Gazette News Service
Cease Fire, Hold Talks, Restore Politics, Khalistan Not The Issue: Unique Delhi Dialogue on Punjab by Gazette News Service

MEDIA WATCH
The Call of the Republic: AN ANALYSIS OF HOW THE PRESS HAS IGNORED THE FACTS, MISUNDERSTOOD THE PROBLEM AND FOCUSSED ON THE WRONG ISSUE, CONCERNING THE SO-CALLED ‘BOYCOTT’ OF REPUBLIC DAY by Preminder Singh

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Brahmpura: CRPF Harassed Non-Sikhs Also: REPORT OF THE ENQUIRY COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE INDIAN MINORITIES & DALIT FRONT
Brahmpura: The Hindustan Times Says It All
Computers and Human Rights by A.G. Noorani

OUR TIMES
A TRUE LIFE STORY by C.V. Subbarao

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Picasso: Poetical Images by Srimati Lal

VIEW POINT
Call for ‘Cease Fire’, Moratorium on Violence Delhi Declaration on Punjab reported by B.G. Verghese, Former Editor-in-Chief Indian Express
The Other Side of Hindu-Sikh Amity by Jyoti Punwani
Do You Want A Bonded Press?
The Man Who Founded A Great Newspaper: HOW THE HINDUSTAN TIMES WAS BORN IN AMRITSAR by Udya
In Pakistan with Khushwant Singh by Lakhinder Vohra

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Gandhi and the Punjab* by S.L. Malhotra

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
The Peasant and the White Man by Khamsing Srinawk

LIONS OF THE PUNJAB by Amrik Singh

Human Rights Tribunal: GIVING SHAPE TO AN IDEA

The Chakmas of Bangla Desh by Bhagwan Das

SPOTLIGHT
Chakmas Struggle for Self-Determination by Smitu Kothari


16) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 Nos. 3 & 4 February 6-21, 1987 


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The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 Nos. 3 & 4 February 6-21, 1987 issue contains:-

Mystery Surrounds Military Movement: Zia, Rajiv Adopt Symbiotic Offensive Postures by Baljit Malik
Support Akal Takht Initiative, Release Mann: Jethmalani’s Plea To Support Akali, Unification Process by Gazette News Service
The Eleventh International Film ‘Mela’ by Srimati Lal
Bhopal documentary “Beyond Genocide” Wins Legal Battle

VIEWPOINT
Edit: Roadblocking The Khalistan Phenomenon
Viewpoint I: Bitter Harvests of Government Policy in Punjab by Gautam Navlakha
Viewpoint II: Punjab Problem Its Genesis And Solution by Satindra Singh

OPEN FORUM
P.M. and the Accord by B.G. Verghese
Amnesty, International’s Concern For Jodhpur Prisoners by Gazette News Service

Violence Reporting by B Bhaskar, Sub-editor, News Today, Eenadu, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

The Media Foundation by B.G. Verghese

J.D. Cunningham Sikh School

Posterity Will Tell Who Destroyed Punjab - The Centre or the Akalis by Kuldip Nayar

The State and Religion by Swarndeep Singh

Friendship and A Man Called Paul Gaugin by Baljit Malik

A Muslim Aunty from Lucknow by Kamla Bhasin

HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Sikh History and Bhai Vir Singh
Understanding Sikh Terminology by Khushwant Singh

THIS FORTNIGHT’S STORY
Pattern In Blood by Sukhbir

SPOTLIGHT
Misra Commission Report On the Casualty List

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Malegaon: A ·Communal Flashpoint
Vast Majority of Sikhs for Country’s Integrity
Ravivar apologises for hurt to Sikhs
Misra Commission Report a Whitewash
Punjab’s Growing Ferment And Torment: An Insight Into Anger, Bitterness and Resistance of The Sikh Youth by Bhagwant Singh Dalawari
Report from Punjab: Khadoor Sahib by Bhagwant Singh Dilawari
Before The People’s Court by Sagari Chhabra

OUR TIMES
Bonded Labourers Cry out For Freedom On Human Rights Day
Custodial Crime On the Increase by S. Mulgaonkar
Jodhpur Detenus Amnesty Report

AIDS Arrives In India

Kerala: The Power Of Communal Lobbies by V. Raju
‘Anti-Communalism-Workshop’ A Report by Sagari R. Ramdas

17) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 5 March 5-19, 1987


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The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 5 March 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-Citizens Justice Committee Rejects Misra Report: Inaccuracies and Suppression of Facts to Protect Ruling Party; H.K.L. Bhagat Shielded; Army Major’s Evidence Excluded

Human Rights Tribunal Meets in Arwal: Judges Break New Ground by Gazette News Service

MEDIA WATCH
Cover-Up, Eyewash, Forthright, Flawed ...... The Misra Commission Report

FORTNIGHT FOCUS
Anti-Barnala Mood Gaining Ground in Punjab: Gazette News Service Reports From Longowal, Amritsar and Chandigarh
The Prime Minister’s Shadow Over Rashtrapati Bhawan: Rajiv Gandhi Flouting Established Conventions by Satindra Singh

OUR TIMES
Hamara Shahar was Best Non-Feature Film of 1986: A Word From Producer-Director Anand Patwardhan
Gurudwaras, Community Life, And Politics by Madhu Kishwar

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
A First Book of Verse by Srimati LaI
Art and Music Reviews by Ajeet Caur
Abu at Aurobindo with Shammi and Meera

EDIT
Dangers of ‘Delhi Dallying’ in Punjab

Justice Misra’s bitter pill by Harji Malik

SPORTS
World Champions Who? India? by Suresh Kumar and Kumar Guha

INTERNATIONAL ROUND-UP
Palestine - Syria - Lebanon --Libya – Iran

Criminalization of Indian Politics: An Introduction To A Historic Report by Rajni Kothari

The Bandwagon of Hindu Back Lash by Akhil Anand

SPOTLIGHT
Theatre of the Absurd in Jammu and Kashmir-I
(The first of a two-part article - a backgrounder to the elections in Kashmir on March 23) by Gauri Bazaz Malik

18) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 6 March 20-April 4, 1987


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The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 6 March 20-April 4, 1987 issue contains:-
Farooq Romps Back to Power: Overplays Rajiv Card: Adopts Unfair Tactics Against Muslim Front by Baljit Malik in the Kashmir Valley
Rajiv And Party Humbled At The Hustings: Congress-I Reduced To Regional Party Status by Parth S Banerjee with D Parasar in Delhi

Sage's Word
Subramania Bharati On Guru Govind

Fortnight Focus
Dialogue With Youth Is Priority Says Akal Takht Jathedar by Harji Malik in Chandigarh
Our Times

Public Meeting Urges Rejection Of Misra Report: Call To Honour Policeman Who Saved Life by Gazette News Service
Message from K. Rustomji

Reviews and Reflections
Say Hello To Nature by Khushwant Singh
India Needs A Change Of Captain by Kumar Guha
THE GUARDIAN: Third World Review: Voices From The South; review by Sumanta Banerjee
Dar (Fear) Hindi and Urdu Novel By: Harbans Singh K; review by Akhil Anand

Edit
Credibility Zero

Viewpoint
The Electors And The Elected by C.B. Muthamma

Open Forum
Secessionists All? Asks The Economic And Political Weekly
Gazette Not Projecting Sikh Viewpoint by Inder Singh Kohli
Misra's Monstrous Conclusion by P.N. Lekhi
Tourism Is Tormenting Goa
THE BIRLA'S: Enter The Heiresses by Jay Srinivasan
Sikh Opinions On Punjab
Farmers Movement Gains Ground: A Report From Muzaffnagar by Brijender S. Panwar

Heritage and History
REMEMBERING BHAGAT SINGH: The Problem of Punjab's Language and Script

Laughing With Our Humour Master by Avtar Singh Judge

Spotlight
Theatre Of The Absurd In J&K -II by Gauri Bazaz Malik

19) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 7 April 5-19, 1987


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The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 7 April 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-

The Fairfax Fracas: Is The President Involved by Shashi Shekhar and T Haque in Delhi

Three Hundred Starvation Deaths In Orissa: Government Remains Unmoved: PM's Rescue Plan Non-Existent by Pradeep Ojha

MEDIA WATCH
Janvani or Sarkarvani by Kusum Tripathi
Russia's Space Edge by Arjun Ghosh
Violence Meets Non-violence At the Malkot Mine by Rajiv Sethi

OUR TIMES
Kamladevi Chattopadhyay's World and today's India by Jaya Jaitly

REVIEWS AND REFLECTIONS
Sardar Gurcharan Singh: A Birthday Tribute by Srimati Lal
Videshon Mein Bhartiya Krantikari Aandolan by Vishwamittra Upadhyay; review by Akhil Anand

Edit
Failure On Five Counts

Viewpoint
Political Paradigms by Modhumita Mojumdar

Open Forum
Latest Extremist 'Crusade' Boomerangs by Satindra Singh
Photo Out of Place by Mrs. Unal Sukhpal Singh
Sugar Cane Workers Demand Just Wages In Gujarat: Exploitation In the Cooperative Sector by Bharat Dogra

Nagpal's T.V. Success Story by Nandika Jaitly

UDHAM SINGH PATRIOT MARTYR by Harindra Singh

A Poetic Feast by A.S. Judge

INTERNATIONAL ROUND-UP
Paris-Moscow Rift: Tit-For-Tat Diplomacy by Partha S Banerjee

The Vigil of Two Wives by Harji Malik

Spotlight
Violence Brewing Among Opposing Communities by T.C. Joseph

22-23) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 Nos. 10 & 11 May 20-June 19, 1987



The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 Nos. 10 & 11 May 20-June 19, 1987 contains:-
Eradi Tribunal: Award Of Convenience
The Communal Virus by I. K. Gujral
 
Media Watch
How the Press Covered Meerut Riots
Danger Signals
 
Fortnight Focus
The Trail of a Blunder: Operation Bluestar by G. S. Sandhu
 
Perspective
The battle for Haryana by N. L. Madan
Haryana: Who is going to win?
 
Debate
Federalism In India: States As Homelands by Dr. K.S. Gill
 
International Roundup
The Iran Iraq War: Challenge To The Third World
 
Dowry Deaths
 
Legal Aid Programme in India: How to make it effective? by S.N.Talwar
 
Environment
The Latest From Doon Valley by Navin Nautiyal
On Returning Home To Corbett's Unexposed Haunts by Derek Wodehouse
 
Edit
The Unfolding Strategy
A Year Later
 
Viewpoint
Issues Before The Eradi Tribunal by P.P. Rao
 
Report
How Communal Violence Disrupts Livelihood by Bharat Dogra and Manishi Jani
 
This Fortnight's Story
Study Room by Kusum Ansal
 
Reviews and Reflections
Bold & Forthright: The Delhi Riots' Three Days in the life of a Nation by Uma Chakravorty and Nandita Haksar; book review by Amrik Singh
Extracts Delhi Riots
 
Post Script
 
Spot Light
Sri Lanka's Ethnic Strife by Karan Sawhny

24) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 12 June 20-July 4, 1987


The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 12 June 20-July 4, 1987 issue contains:-
THE Haryana Earth Quake by Amrik Singh
Crime and No Punishment by Kuldip Nayar

Media Watch
The Urdu Press on RIOTS: A Round up

Viewpoint
Towards a Solution of Punjab Problem: Restructuring of Punjab Economy I: Diversifying Agriculture by B.M. Bhatia

Perspective
The Babri Masjid Business: What Can be Done? by Maheep Singh

Report
Walled City Riots •••• Role of Politicians and Political Parties

Edit
Violence Unlimited
Democracy a Challenge by G.S. Sandhu

Fortnight Focus
Stable Government Unstable State: Election Outcome in J&K by Balraj Puri

Chandigarh Newsletter
RESISTANCE to REPRESSION
Third Anniversary of Operation Blue Star

This Fortnights Story
Dead End by Sukhbir

Spotlight
The Practice of Real Politik: Sri Lanka and India's Domestic Politics by Karan Sawhny

25) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 13 July 5-19, 1987 



The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 13 July 5-19, 1987 contains:-
The President: Sage or Saboteur? by A.S. Narang
The Campaign
An Appeal To The Electorate For The Presidential Poll

The Muslim Mind by H.G. Deshpande

Media Watch
What goes in CRPF camps in Punjab

Sound and Fury

Perspective
Federalism in India: States' Financial Dependence on the Centre by Dr. K.S. Gill

View point
Restructuring of Punjab Economy II: Problem of Industrialization by B.M. Bhatia
Deforestation in South Rajasthan by Bharat Dogra
Adolescent Girls in Rural areas: Problems and Needs by Anju Dubey

Sadhu Mohan's Fast: A Call for Justice to the Jodhpur Detenues

Edit
THE LIMITS OF REPRESSION

Off hand
Policy Towards Punjab by Amrik Singh

Open Forum
Communalism and Secularism in India by Susheela Kaushik

This Fortnight's Story
SANSKAR by GURMUKH SINGH JEET

Spot light
The long trek to Jodhpur by Abhinav Nayar

26) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 14 July 20-August 4, 1987 
 


The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 14 July 20-August 4, 1987 issue contains:-
Reprisals in Delhi and Haryana: Calculated Violence by Forum Gazette News Service

CRP Misrule Challenged by Our Correspondent

Media Watch
Can Gorbachev's Vodka Boost Rajiv's Saging Spirits by R.S. Chhatwal

Sound and Fury

Fortnight Focus
Has The Indian President Freedom of Information? by V.R. Krishna Iyer

Report
The Plight of Dalits Since Independence by B. R. Senlaray

View Point
Implications of Legal System in India by Dr. N.L. Madan

Environment
Deforestation in South Rajasthan by Bharat Dogra
Perils of City Walking by Mohinder Singh

Edit
Farewell to the Accord
The Nation and the Hostages

A System In Disarray by S. Mulgaokar

Chandigarh News Letter
The Aftermath of the Massacre

This Fortnight's Story
Kith and kin by Rajinder Kaur

Letters
The Punjab Puzzle by Manohar Singh

Spot light
Terrorism on the Rampage by Raj Gill

27) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 15 August 5-19, 1987
 


The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 15 August 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-

Rajiv Gandhi: A Question of Credibility by Kuldip Nayar

Selective Killings Selective Protests by Our Correspondent

Media Watch
Thoughts on Punjab by G.S. Sandhu

Sound and Fury

View Point
40 Years of India's Independence by V.K.R.V. Rao

Fortnight Focus
No More Hiroshims: A Visit to a Bomb City by Maheep Singh

Environment
Chipko Movement: An Assessment by Bharat Dogra

The Empowerment of Women by Susheela Kaushik

Edit
A.I.R. and Doordarshan

Prisoners of the Past by Amrik Singh

Crisis in Congress: Phantoms and Phobias by Raj Gill

The Crisis in Parliament by H. G. Deshpande

This Fortnight's Story
Peanuts (Gujrati Short Story) by Pannalal Patel

Spotlight
India Pakistan and SAARC by A.G. Noorani

28) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 16 August 20-September 5, 1987   



The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 16 August 20-September 5, 1987 issue contains:-

4th August Convention: Sikhs Vote Out Secession 

Indo-Sri Lanka Accord: Whose Initiative by H.G. Deshpande

Media Watch
The Amritsar Convention

Sound and Fury

View Point
Popular Upsurge or Disintegration by Balraj Puri

Rishikesh: November '84 Repeated by R.S. Chattwal

Comment
The Hostage Theory by Manohar Singh

Unite Against Terrorism: Strengthen Prof. Darshan Singh's Efforts by Our Correspondent

Environment
Landslide Disaster In Himalayan Villages by Navin Nautiyal

Edit
The Meaning of 4th August

Sant Longowal: A Remembrance by Amrik Singh

Punjabi Press - A Divided Lot by Jaspal

Book Review
ASIAN REPUBLICS OF USSR by Shiela Gujral 

Fortnight Focus
How the Lanka accord was made by Pran Chopra

The Woes of a Common Name by Mohinder Singh

This Fortnight's Story
Paper Flowers by Usha Priyamvada

Spot Light
State of the Nation


29) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 17 September 5-19, 1987  



The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 17 September 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-

V.P. Singh Factor: A War of Positions by H.G. Deshpande

Unforgettable Romesh Thappar by G.S. Sandhu

MEDIA WATCH
40 Years of Freedom by R.S. Chattwal

SOUND AND FURY

View Point
Wrong Moves In Punjab: Driving The Sikhs To The Wall by Prem Shankar Jha
Intellectuals Call: Punjab A Time For Political Initiative
Meeting of Singh Sabhas at Gurudwara RakabGanj Sahib What an Encounter!
Not a terrorist, but only a petty thief

BLITZ APOLOGISES

Land slide Disaster in Himalayan Villages-II by Navin Nautiyal

Mining And Landslides by Bharat Dogra

Edit
A Career of Folly: The National Security Act

National Security Act: Counter Productive Measure, says Gen. Aurora by Our Correspondent

Letters
Some Suggestions by Dr. Satbir Singh
Charge of the lie brigade by Brig NB Grant

Vague But Positive by A Special Correspondent

Raids on Express Condemned

Book Review
The Third Sikh War? Towards or Away Khalistan? by D.H. Bhutani; review by Amrik Singh

Fortnight's Story
The Melody of Raspriya by Phanishwar Nath 'Renu'

SpotLight
The Disintegration of National Ethos by Sachchidanand Sinha

30) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 18 September 20-October 4, 1987




The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 18 September 20-October 4, 1987 issue contains:-

Militants Conflict in Sri Lanka: Implications for Accord by A.S. Narang

ONE UPMANSHIP IN PUNJAB

WOMEN AND NATION BUILDING IN INDIA by KIRAN SAXENA

SOUND AND FURY

Edit
The Misra Commission and After

Trusting the Terrorists? by Our Special Correspondent

Window on Punjab: FORCING THE ISSUE by Harcharan Bains

Subordinate Judiciary by Dr. Vinod Sethi

Presiden't's Rule No Solution by Lt. Gen. J. S. Aurora (retd)

Dithering on Nov. 84 Riots Continues

Punjab-maze inside a puzzle by M. N. Buch

WORDS AS WEAPONS: Stop smearing the Sikhs by P. SAINATH

Fortnight's Story
THE POSSESSED by Swinder Singh Uppal

Drought, Relief and Women's Plight

Book Review
Punjab Today by Gopal Singh; review by Amrik Singh

Why the Land and the People Remain Thirsty-I by Bharat Dogra

Letters
What about 1984? by Lt. Col. J.S. Bindra, Retd

Zia Says There'll be Party Based Elections in Pakistan in 1990 by Bhabsni Sen Gupta

31) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 19 October 5-19, 1987



 

The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 19 October 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-
R.S.S. Congress(I) Alliance Comes in the Open by Our Special Correspondent
My Relatives Are the Best Political Organisers Says Devi Lal by A.S. Narang
Media Watch
Priests' Turn
Burning of Holy Granth in Delhi Condemned
Edit
Rajeev's' Best Friends
SGPC, Akali Dal and Jathedars by Our Special Correspondent
SECULARISM & DEMOCRACY IN INDIA
Malady and Remedy Poverty in India by N.L. Madan
Two Roles of Working Women by Dr. Promilla Kapur
Sati - A Baleful Legacy by G.S. Sandhu
Fortnight's story
The Road Accident by Sudershan Chopra
Why The Land and the People Remain Thirsty-II by Bharat Dogra
19 Districts drought affected in Andhra by B. Bhaskar
Need for Drought Policy by B M Bhatia
S.B.S. MODREN HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATES THE
FOUNDER'S DAY
Letters
Vultures of London by Harjindar Singh Tangri
Police entries into the Golden Temple do more harm than good by Harcharan Bains
SOUND AND FURY

32) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 20 October 20 - November 5, 1987




The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 20 October 20-November 5, 1987 issue contains:-
S.G.P.C Count Down
Sri lanka: The Indian Dilemma by A. S. Narang
Sound And Fury
Edit
The Sarbat Khalsa Tangle
The Ghost of Khalistan by Amrik Singh
Delhi's Dangerous Drivers by Mohinder Singh
Letters
Forum Gazette Approach by l. S. Boparai
Coping with 1980's: Critical Issues Confronting Sikhism by Saran Singh I.A.S (Retd.)
Morality and Politics by G.S. Sandhu
The Lonely Voice by Ravindra Kalia
Book Review
UNTOUCHABLE Voice of the Dalit Liberation Movement by Barbara R Joshi (ed); review by N.L. Madan
On the Occasion of 42nd Anniversary: The United Nations by J.M. Manchanda
Amnesty concern for asylum seekers
Don't Mock at Poverty by Ayub Sayed
Credit for the Rural Poor Emergence of new Exploiters: A Survey, I by Hazari Singh Pankaj
Students Kirtan Darbar at Guru Harkrishna Public School 
Badal complains of illtreatment
Anti Terrorist Act being Misused
Andhra Introduce Pradesh to State Funding of Elections 
The Kikar Tree by Bhai Veer Singh; Translated from the Punjabi Original by Puran Singh in 1917

"Tibet's Misty Past" by Karan Sawhny

33) The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 21 November 5-19, 1987




The Forum Gazette Vol. 2 No. 21 November 5-19, 1987 issue contains:-
After the S.G.P.C. Elections: Dilemma for the Centre and the Akalis by K.S.Khosla
Plans to Shelve Delhi Polls by Special Correspondent
Media Watch
Recent Development in Punjab by Wing Commd. R.S. Chhatwal (Retd)
Sound and Fury
Edit
The Great Delhi Killing Three Years Later
The Healing Touch demands: Punish the Guilty and Release the Innocent by Our Special Correspondent
A Lot of Liars are we? by Mohinder Singh
Letters
Sikhs living outside Punjab by Harbir Singh Bhanwar
The Indian Muslims by Lt. Col Manohar Singh (Retd)
Nanakism: A New World Order Temporal And Spiritual by Ishar Singh
On the third anniversary of November massacre it is time to recall the crying shame and stress on solidarity by G.S.Sandhu
Solidarity: Watch word in Guru Granth Sahib by Bhagwant Singh Dalawari
Camouflage by Chandan Negi
Two Punjabi Poems by Sukhbir
The Akal Takhat by Ashok Singh Bhai of Bagrian
Credit For The Rural Poor Emergence Of New Exploiters A Survey, II by Hazari Singh Pankaj
Environmental Ruin in Chitrakoot by Satya Narain Mishra
Book Review 
Religion In Politics by Arun Shourie; review by A.S. Narang
Court enquiry finds "terrorist" innocent
Anti Democratic and anti Religion
Sant Nidhan Singh Kesar Memorial Award

Politics and Pathology of Sati by Ms. Rani Jethmalani