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Saturday, August 27, 2005
A liability called Buta Singh
The more things change, the more they remain the same so goes the lament in Bihar, with Governor Buta Singh reportedly quite happy to act on the `aid and advice' of Union Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad. It ...
Manoeuvring an election
A head of government pulling down his own regime through parliamentary manoeuvres is not a new phenomenon for the people of Germany. Nor is it unusual for the country's judiciary to back such a move. Germany's Federal Constitutional Court that ...
Leader Page Articles
Brand IIT: the people behind the image
By Dinesh Mohan
IITs have justly been ranked as the top educational institutions in India and Asia. A little known fact is that more than 80 per cent of their products live and work in India. The next stage is to restructure and reinvent IITs so that they can become world-class centres of research.
Are wild birds villains or victims?
By N. Gopal Raj
Have migratory wild birds been responsible for carrying bird flu? Or are they merely victims of the virus and therefore unlikely to spread it?
Into election mode
By V.S. Sambandan
THE SRI Lankan Supreme Court's unanimous verdict that the Presidential election should be held later this year has ended a nearly year-long period of uncertainty and put the island-nation in election mode. The political implications of the ...
"Storm threat has doubled"
By Paul Brown © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
New findings suggest the power of tropical storms has increased due to global warming.
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