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COMMISSIONING COVER-UPS
THE POLITICAL LEADERSHIPS of the United States and the United Kingdom have tried to deflect mounting criticism that they invaded Iraq on false pretexts by setting up bipartisan commissions of enquiry. These investigations appear designed to ...

DEVELOPMENT BANKING REVISITED
THE DECISION TO redesignate the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) as the nodal agency for development finance activities comes days after the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), the country's oldest development finance ...

Leader Page Articles
Proliferation and after
By V. S. Arunachalam

Pakistan has emerged as the most dangerous proliferator of weapons technologies and the damage it has done to global peace and non-proliferation goals is extensive and may not even be known fully.

A positive shift in stance
By Amit Baruah

From the days of Kargil and unstinted support to jihad, Pervez Musharraf, has come a long way to build bridges with India.

News Analysis
Strains in Indo-French ties
By Vaiju Naravane

PARIS, FEB. 12.On the eve of a 36-hour visit to New Delhi by the French Foreign Minister, Dominique de Villepin, France has been at pains to underline the closeness of strategic ties between Paris and New Delhi. The French Foreign Office ...

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  • Model code of conduct
  • An illusion
  • Disturbing truth
  • The Rudy case
  • Priyanka & Rahul
  • Cut in IIM fees
  • Debate on headscarves
  • Fighting cancer
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