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KARNATAKA PROSPECTS
THE POLITICAL CAPABILITIES of the Congress, especially its ability to work intelligently with rivals who are potential allies, are already on test — in Karnataka with its hung Assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally, the Janata ...

CHALLENGES BEFORE PATNAIK
BUCKING THE NATIONAL trend, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Orissa Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, has been returned to power, although with a reduced majority, in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. In an Assembly of 147 members, the ...

Leader Page Articles
The economy's next two decades
By Dani Rodrik & Arvind Subramanian

Success in reducing disparities will depend to a large extent on the progress that India makes in improving basic education.

Tell no lies, claim no easy victories
By M.S. Prabhakara

The Congress is a preferable alternative to the group that has been defeated but to describe it as the `secular alternative' is to do injury to language, history and memory.

News Analysis
NEWS ANALYSIS
Reassuring China and Pakistan
By C. Raja Mohan

NEW DELHI: One of the first diplomatic tasks of the new government led by the Congress would have to be unambiguous messages on the political commitment to continue the sensitive negotiations with China on the boundary dispute and the ...

NEWS ANALYSIS
The BJP and the foreign origin issue
By Neena Vyas

NEW DELHI, MAY 16. Several pieces of information are fitting together as in a jigsaw puzzle to suggest that in the coming days the Bharatiya Janata Party will take up the "foreign origin" of the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, in a big way. ...

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