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Wavering on political morality
The resignation of Union Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs Jagdish Tytler even if amidst protestations of innocence and with a great deal of reluctance is to be welcomed. The Nanavati Commission had come out with a finding that there ...

Medical negligence and prosecution
To err is human but the mistakes of medical professionals — which may result in death or permanent impairment — can be particularly costly. The law does not aim to punish doctors for all their mistakes, only those committed out of ...

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REALITY CHECK
Moral indifference as the form of modern evil
By Siddharth Varadarajan

India is the only democracy in the world where politicians and policemen responsible for mass murder, from Delhi in 1984 to Gujarat in 2002, are allowed to thrive while their victims live lives of penury and despair. It's time we put a stop to th is.

News Analysis
"Identifying a civilian nuclear facility is India's decision"
By T.S. Subramanian

Under the nuclear agreement with the United States, "what is going to be identified as a civilian facility is going to be an Indian decision ... taken at appropriate points of time," saysAnil Kakodkar, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Se cretary, Department of Atomic Energy. In an interview, Dr. Kakodkar reiterates that development programmes will not be put under safeguards. Excerpts:

Seeking multilateral regional cooperation
By Alexander Yakovenko

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a new model of geopolitical integration.

Incorrect reading of religious texts
By Karen Armstrong

HUMAN BEINGS, in nearly all cultures, have long engaged in a rather strange activity. They have taken a literary text, given it special status and attempted to live according to its precepts. These texts are usually of considerable antiquity yet ...

Tourism falters in drug town
By Jo Tuckman

FREE TRANSPORT and red carpet treatment when you get there may sound like a tourist junket few could turn down. But the sell is not quite so easy when the destination is Nuevo Laredo, the centre of Mexico's vicious drug war. More than 100 ...

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