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  • 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...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Creating Art through Music and Meditation: An Osho Artist Extraordinary -- Swami Anand Kul Bhushan An artist, a therapist, and above all, an Osho disciple, Ma Anand Meera - Meera Hashimoto – unexpectedly left her body in a scuba...
  • Interview: Sydney Selvon, Journaliste & Historien

    Interview: Sydney Selvon, Journaliste & Historien « Une alliance MMM-MSM est possible… …mais il est difficile d’envisager un changement aussi radical que le MMM pourrait attendre d’un PTr’ * ‘Il y a une remontée travaillist...
  • Editorial

    Choosing between The Bad and The Less Bad Politics hasn’t been exceedingly gratifying for voters. Not only have they had to overthrow governments by turn when they were unhappy with them. Over time, they have also been putting up with political re...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    The Stuff of Life: Links and Memories Dr R Neerunjun Gopee From how life began to its definition and whether there is any meaning to (human) life: these and other aspects of the phenomenon of life have engaged the minds of thinkers of all types as...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Nostalgia is not enough: Countries need a re-foundation from time to time In 2017, the situation is more challenging. The world economy is not opening up to all countries as it happened in the 1980s. International competition for market access is toug...
  • MT 60 Years Ago - Friday 20th January 1956

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 76 – Friday 20th January 1956 •       I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it – Voltaire The Director’s Decision The long-awaited decision has at la...