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Thursday, April 29, 2004
WHAT THE POLLS FORETELL
THERE IS NEVER any danger, it seems, of an Indian general election turning out to be a dreary and sluggish affair, not even in the most oppressive of hot seasons. Initial impressions that the 14th Lok Sabha contest would be a one horse race, with ...
EDUCATION FOR ALL?
AMONG THE FUNDAMENTAL rights that citizens enjoy under the Constitution, perhaps the most difficult to assert is the right to free and compulsory school education. Children aged six to 14 have the right to such an education under Article 21A, a ...
Leader Page Articles
A damning recollection
By Kesava Menon
While Hans Blix might have understated the U.S.' intentions on Iraq in his book, his dry recollection of the facts still adds up to a powerful indictment of a group of warmongers.
By Meena Menon
Any law must provide for a fair and just investigation procedure. But under POTA, the police have powers to literally beat confessions out of people.
India's new naval doctrine
By C. Raja Mohan
NEW DELHI, APRIL 28.The first-ever doctrine to be shortly formalised by the Indian Navy is welcome for two reasons. One, it reflects a decision in the security establishment to overcome the inhibitions of the past to put down a broad set of ...
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