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  • MT 60 yrs 25 Nov 16

    2nd Year No 72 Friday – 23rd December 1955 • Some people talk about peace so loudly that it sounds like war. – Jawaharlal Nehru Youth and Politics Must youth dabble in politics? Youth has always taken a keen interest. The h...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    A Taste of a Post Globalized World The famous sociologist and political thinker Ralf Dahrendorf has been forecasting an “authoritarian 21st Century” for quite some time now. It seems that he is being proven right -- Rajiv Servansingh ...
  • Murli Dhar

    Betamax, Law and Ethics It will be a matter of concern if it was established that the government did a disservice to the country’s international image by acting without following due process -- Murli Dhar The Office of the Director of...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Topsy-turvy times ahead The world is profoundly worried as long standing,well established and predictable political, commercial and economic ties have suddenly become unpredictable -- Mrinal Roy The world as we know it is being profoundly ...
  • Interview David Snoxell

    Interview: David Snoxell, Coordinator - All-Party Chagos Islands Parliamentary Group ‘The UK will need to negotiate with Mauritius ...it’s also called diplomacy, which as a former diplomat, I believe is a better way forward than litigati...
  • Interview Milan Meetarbhan

    Interview: Milan Meetarbhan “Investors vote with their feet when governments act with total disregard for what is right and wrong” * ‘A future government will need a lot of time to rebuild our institutions. But it will need to have th...
  • Forum - Neil Seepujak

    Britain – don’t bother The factual value of what you read now in the British press is radically indeterminate. The future is certainly so. The conclusion of whether or not you choose to risk to come here, invest or study here, is another mat...
  • Editorial

    ODPP & Betamax No Further Action It will soon be two years since the new Government, installed after the December 10, 2014 victory in the general elections, in order execute the threats bandied about on its political platforms during the e...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Politics: Ruling by lying? Politicians seem to get away with their lies. Even worse for their country, their lies can take them to victory, possibly because ‘people have a tendency to ditch the facts first’ Dr R Neerunjun Gopee ...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Avoiding pitfalls and increasing economic scope Current uncertainty clouding global economic conditions seems to indicate that we’ll need to put in extra effort to pull up the economy... Times are difficult -- Anil Gujadhur Comes the...
  • S. CHIDAMBARAM

    Liquidating a section of the intelligentsia Unless educational reforms are based on fair play, equity and justice, they are not going to be acceptable in 21st century Mauritius At a time when a number of questions have been raised on the cha...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Transferring money without moving money, Hawala, no more for now! -- Kul Bhushan As an overseas Indian if you are planning to send money by ‘hawala’ to your relatives back home in India, forget it for now. Why? Because Pri...
  • TP Saran

    Chagos: The axe has fallen The Mauritian government must pursue the matter to its logical conclusion by all the judicial means available internationally It was almost a foregone conclusion, that might would prevail over right. And indeed it has, com...
  • Sarita Boodhoo

    To commemorate the 100th year of the end of Indian indentureship Indian Diaspora World Convention Trinidad and Tobago, March 2017 -- Dr (Mrs) Sarita Boodhoo It is really with great enthusiasm, determination and pride that Indians in the Western he...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Election of Trump The Triumph of Impotent Populism -- Rajiv Servansingh The election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America is the third successive major brake on the dominant trend of globalization since the advent of t...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Chronique Hebdo A City upon a Hill -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier Countries across the world have gone through different political and economic experiments trying all the while to find the right model that would suit them. Right now, it seems that ther...
  • Murli Dhar

    Scourge of Heroin and Synthetic Drugs Unless, a concerted action is undertaken to arrest the scourge when time is still on our side, repression will prove incapable of containing it once it gathers impossible proportions Murli Dhar There was a ne...
  • MT 60 yrs 18 Nov 16

    MT 60 Years Ago 2nd Year - No 71 – Friday 16th December 1955 * Clean your finger before you point at my spots – B. Franklin A Couple of Letters to the Young A Plea for Cultural & Political Work I wish, in all humility, to address a co...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Growing Clamour for a People’s Government The patience of the people has worn out. For the people, there is no place for dead wood. The backlash of the 2014 general elections was a warning shot Mrinal Roy ...
  • Interview Dr Soomant Callikan

    Interview : Dr Soomant Callikan   « L'alliance Lepep va sans doute mettre les bouchées doubles pour tenter de renverser la vapeur… …le temps lui est maintenant compté » * Law and order : ‘La prise en charge énergique de ce doss...