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Thursday, August 18, 2005
Of disagreement and disruption
"For mutiny, in having, at Barrackpore, on the 29th of March 1857, gone on to the parade ground in front of the quarter guard of his regiment, armed with a sword and musket, and then and there used words tending to incite the men of his regiment ...
The renewed challenge of naxalism
The dastardly killing of a Congress legislator and eight others at Narayanpet in Mahbubnagar on Independence Day has shocked the popular conscience and holds several messages for the Government and the people. The fact that the outrage took place ...
Leader Page Articles
Ritual of retribution, obligation of reconciliation
By Harish Khare
We have evolved a political economy of collective violence, in which each breakdown of law and order has prepared the justification for the next round of violence and mayhem.
What after the space shuttle?
By N. Gopal Raj
According to NASA, crew transportation is to be separated from that of cargo to the extent possible with the new system to replace the space shuttle.
Global tyranny of mobile phones
By Andrew Anthony
There is now a device that is able to monitor the intensity of dialogue and quantify your participation on a scale of one to 100.
Videotapes, lies and the London police
By Rosie Cowan, Duncan Campbell and Vikram Dodd
It has now emerged that Jean Charles de Menezes, the 27-year-old Brazilian, had already been restrained when he was shot dead by the London police. He "was never properly identified; was unaware he was being followed; and did not jump the ticket barr ier."
`He did not run into the station'
"I should point out that as I observed this male exited the block I was in the process of relieving myself ... At this time I was not able to transmit my observations and switch on the video camera at the same time. There is therefore no video ...
The importance of being China and India
By P. S. Suryanarayana
The two neighbours are the focus of a lot of attention in the U.S. and closer home in the East Asian region.
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