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  • Sada Reddi

    Renewal of Mauritian Society Major changes in our society have only taken place when the people had been duly informed, issues discussed openly and thrashed out at elections. The battle for independence would not have been won if the people had not b...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    On the Eve of A Mid Century Mauritius will have to engage into a transformational transition which can only be achieved through a coherent plan and the courage to undertake disruptive reforms. The acid test of success will be the quality of its leadersh...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Chronique Hebdo Of obedience and spiritless, passive societies -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier In the forthcoming celebration of Independence, please forget the buzzwords of political and economic colonisation and the grand movement of emancipation fro...
  • MT 60 Years Ago - Friday 20th January 1956

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 76 – Friday 20th January 1956 Mauritius Highlighted in South Africa We publish below some excerpts from two articles which have appeared in the South African Press recently. The first article entitled ‘Little House...
  • Mrinal Roy

    The Worm Is in the Apple The status quo is untenable for the multitude. We have clearly reached the point of no return. Is it not time to upset the applecart to set things right for all and country? Mrinal Roy The turmoil afflicting the run up t...
  • J Tsang Mang Kin

    Sister! Partner! Goddess Woman! Mother! Sister! Partner! Goddess! You cover the whole range of our needs Our want of affection and protection Warm in your womb and secure in your heart! ...
  • Interview – Jean-Claude de l’Estrac

    Interview – Jean-Claude de l’Estrac « Maurice est plus fort, plus résilient, plus démocratique, plus uni que les Mauriciens le disent » * ‘L’explication principale à notre réussite commune, c’est notre diversité ethnique… Les ...
  • Editorial

    The Next Station Before and during the 1967 campaign for independence, there were people, led by the PMSD, who were not confident we could survive as an independent nation. Taken by apprehension of the future, they preferred that we should stay associ...
  • Dr Rajagopala Soondron

    Chief ‘Mountain Lake’ -- Dr Rajagopala Soondron In 1932 Carl Jung, the famous Swiss psychiatrist, had the chance to interview the Amerindian Chief ‘Mountain Lake’, in New Mexico; concerning the European immigrants who had occupied his la...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    The Struggle against Independence If there was no struggle for Independence, that it was a ‘give-away’ by a British government, then what was the reason for all the frenzy that kept convulsing my country in the pre-Independence years? -- Dr R ...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    More than the deaths There is a complex amalgam of good and bad drivers on our roads, daily, at any moment. It is not evident that the good ones are having the upper hand -- Anil Gujadhur There are painful reports in the media almost regularly no...
  • ‘Know India’ Seminar in Mauritius

    ‘Know India’ Seminar in Mauritius A ‘Know India’ Seminar was held in Mauritius at the Hotel Intercontinental this week, in the presence of Hon Nandcoomar Bodha, Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport and Acting Minister of Touris...
  • Joseph Tsang Mang Kin

    De quoi la politique mauricienne est-elle malade ? -- Joseph Tsang Mang Kin Il existe une étrange mentalité à Maurice. Les politiciens pensent -- et le bon peuple semble être d’accord -- que le pays leur appartient et leur donne des droits, d...
  • Sheila Bunwaree, Manisha Dookhony, and Roukaya Kasenally of Mauritius Society Renewal

    Qs & As “Politics should drive change… … it cannot be the type of politics, which tells you ’we are government, we decide’” -- Sheila Bunwaree, Manisha Dookhony, and Roukaya Kasenally of Mauritius Society Renewal: In many...
  • TP Saran

    Presidency equals State of Mauritius The image of the Presidency must not in any way be tarnished. This is because should an amalgam be made, there would spillover effects, tantamount to tarnishing the image of the State of Mauritius itself -- TP Saran ...
  • Dr Mrs Sarita Boodhoo

    Hindus: Social mobility and cultural traditions Dr Mrs Sarita Boodhoo The Indo-Mauritian community has been under watch ever since its arrival and implantation in Mauritius, with the advent of the Indenture Labour System – the Girmit. But it was...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Political Decay and the Trapped Transition The responsibility remains on the shoulders of the new generation and their commitment to engage on the road to reconstruction of a new political landscape -- Rajiv Servansingh The philosopher Francis Fukuy...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Of demise and mourning -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier   A far cry from the incessant frenzy of overwork to meet material needs, real or imagined, is the daily scene of ordinary folks who suddenly and most spontaneously halt all work obligations in order...
  • Murli Dhar

    Lessons from the “unquestionable questionable” NMH share transaction The FSC may consider diluting rules which increase market concentration in the hands of big companies. The more diverse the shareholding of the biggest companies, the more it may he...
  • Mrinal Roy

    The Test of Legitimacy No country can safeguard its democracy if the people, democrats from all walks of life, do not stand up like one man to defend democratic principles whenever democracy is undermined or subverted -- Mrinal Roy Last year, Il...