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Editorials
Nuclear escalation
THE FIRST MEETING of the Nuclear Command Authority (NCA) has decided to develop India's weapons programme further. This will take the country another step down the dangerous path of acquiring and assembling weapons of mass destruction that will ...
Open a dialogue
THE U.S. STATE Department's expression of concern at the health of Myanmar's Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, and the appeal to release her and all political activists in that country is expected to set off a fresh round of international ...


Leader Page Articles
Abolishing the death penalty
By Rajindar Sachar

The opposition to the abolition of death penalty stems from the myth that it will lead to an increase in the number of murders. The facts are otherwise.
Civilian targets
By Timeri N. Murari

Killing civilians does not work because the state is not affected. The state is soulless and remote, well protected by walls and armies.


News Analysis
India avoids isolating Myanmar
By C. Raja Mohan

NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. The Government's high-level defence engagement with Myanmar this week draws an unforgiving spotlight on to India's ties with an important neighbour whose military rulers are under growing international pressure to ease their ...


Letters to the Editor
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  • U.P. politics
  • Roots of terror
  • The Togadia affair
  • ASI findings
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  • Odd man out?
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