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  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Gayasingh Ashram: devoir de mémoire -- Shakuntala Boolell Le passage du temps n’efface pas les évènements marquants. Il est courant de parler de devoir de mémoire dans le discours politique, intellectuel et culturel. Tout récemment en Isra...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    French election A Lepen Victory: Potentially Ruinous for Mauritius: A Risk Assessment For us in Mauritius the boon coming from a Macron election is that it will avoid the cataclysmic and potentially ruinous effects of France pulling out of the European ...
  • Murli Dhar

    How Political Parties Have Failed Voters Whereas in France, Emmanuel Macron has emerged as a potential capable saviour from the impending disaster of putting the reins of government into untutored hands, do we, in our case, have a sincere and competent p...
  • Interview : Jack Bizlall

    Interview : Jack Bizlall « Les choses vont vite se détériorer si Jugnauth ne met pas de l’ordre dans ses idées et dans ses actes » * ‘Quoi qu’on en dise, Mohamed et Boolell n’ont pas d’énergie et de courage pour affronter Ramgool...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Where the mind of men is without fear… In order to plan for the future, we must consolidate the present by first understanding the past. The past is made up of things, events and people. Things and events can be found in nature: but many are man-...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Electoral outcomes: Lessons from India and from elsewhere A lot of our politics is increasingly resembling a chatterbox. You say something. Someone else gainsays. People left in the lurch don’t see how all those discussions are improving their lot ...
  • MT 60 Years Ago

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 78 – Friday 3rd February 1956 •       The statesman shears the sheep, the politician skins them. – A. O’Malley Dinabandhu Manilal By R. K. Boodhun Manilal is no more. Let us say Manilal of Ind...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Clamour For a New Dawn Mauritius is not an exception. Let the local political class not kid themselves. The people are fed up with all the political class and their leaders irrespective of political parties -- Mrinal Roy The writing has been on the ...
  • Edittorial

    Provisional Charges Dropped Who should bear the costs? The Curepipe Court decided on Tuesday last to drop the charges on which the two daughters and son-in-law of Dawood Rawat were arrested following the dismantling of the BAI group as from early Apr...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    La femme pèche : par ambition ou tromperie ? Shakuntala Boolell Depuis quelques années, les quotas ont changé les donnes. Les hommes ont cédé malgré eux-mêmes souvent leur place au profit des femmes. Ce qui explique que sous l’ancien régime le...
  • Clifford Ng Kwet Chan

    Mon olivier a disparu Pour les immigrants chinois de l'île Maurice La menace d'invasion japonaise Durant la seconde guerre mondiale Était une épée de Damoclès Suspendue au-dessus de leur tête. Craignant des atrocités japonaises Connues e...
  • MT 60 Years Ago

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 78 – Friday 3rd February 1956 The Admission Campaign By Somduth Bhuckory The admission campaign is going from strength to strength. As the question of admission of children to primary schools is a national pr...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Global war: What if? Current international tensions call for preparedness on our part on a non-partisan basis, by bouncing what-if ideas among well-meaning interested parties. It is important to look beyond our narrow domestic preoccupations Anil ...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    From the culture of identity to the politics of identity We thought we were progressing towards a world of greater inclusiveness and wider, deeper integration. Suddenly, the horizon is now darkened by the ghost of identity politics that is spreading i...
  • Edittorial

    Time to clear the air The opposition has been calling on Ms Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic, to step down. Such an action has never been undertaken before in Mauritius. The reason being put forward for this call is that she would have a...
  • Interview: Dr Vasantt Jogoo

    Interview: Dr Vasantt Jogoo “When we vote for someone, it looks like we are also voting for his/her sons and daughters, mistresses, uncles…” * ‘The MSM still needs the ML to maintain the pretence of a stable and legitimate government, a...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Bhismadev Seebaluck - The Shakespeare of Mauritius -- Kul Bhushan An author, a playwright, a dramatist, a journalist, an educationist, a littérateur and, above all, a gentle and loving soul, Bhismadev Seebaluck is no more....
  • Mrinal Roy

    Let the people decide As is the case in Britain, will the government have the grit to test its legitimacy by calling for urgent general elections? -- Mrinal Roy This week is rich in events. Markets are having the jitters at the risk of an Armageddo...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    A Most Uncertain Election Ahead! -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier While the media highlights main frontrunners in the French presidential race, small parties with an increasing following are not only ignored but their candidates are overtly criticized and d...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    The Rogers-Sunnystars-NMH Saga Listed companies must gear up for the new normal Rajiv Servansingh What can be termed the New Mauritius Hotels (NMH) Saga has been making the headlines in the financial press for some time now. This is an important...