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Tuesday, April 30, 2002
A well thought out policy
THE MONETARY AND Credit Policy for the year 2002-03 is, as expected, devoid of any sensational announcements. There is only one modest concession by way of a 50 basis point reduction in the CRR to the ever-persistent lower ...
Do not marry her off
CHILD MARRIAGE IS a shocking reality in an India which purports to call itself a modern, progressive nation. Every year, perhaps every day, children are marched to a "mandap" and forced into a relationship they have only the faintest of ideas ...
Leader Page Articles
Is Islam really jehadi?
By Imtiaz Ahmad
The rise of militant trends in every Muslim society has its own context... This needs to be understood and evaluated.
America's nuclear hit-list
By P. S. Suryanarayana
The Bush administration is consciously extending the theory of war to cover every peacetime move of America's potential and actual enemies.
A defining day for India, Pak.
By K.K. Katyal
It could not have been planned. It is just a coincidence. April 30 has turned out to be a defining day of sorts for the heads of India and Pakistan the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and Pakistan's President, Pervez Musharraf. Mr. ...
Behind every woman... lies history
By Devaki Jain
Using a well-worn axiom, namely that `behind every woman lies... ( unstated).. a man', Supriya RoyChowdhury has argued (The Hindu, 21 April, 2002) that the effort to `empower women' by reserving seats for them in local self-government, has ...
BJP on the defensive, not apologetic
By Kuldip Nayar
Tainted reputations and battered images cannot be repaired by mere slogans and rhetoric. ``India does not have to learn secularism from others'', says the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee. Brave words! But secularism is not about completing ...
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