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Thursday, October 27, 2005
The day of the VIP squatter
A squatter, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is "a person who takes unauthorised possession of unoccupied premises." The world over, a lack of adequate housing and the existence of vacant property have gone hand in hand with the ...
The marginalisation of Iraq's Sunnis
While Iraq's new Constitution has been approved in a referendum, this development is not likely to bring about a slackening of the insurgency. The Sunnis have every reason to regard the outcome of the vote as further evidence of their ...
Leader Page Articles
How America dislodged Britain from Pakistan
By Anita Inder Singh
Archival material shows that by early 1951, the Americans were for an understanding with Pakistan. The British could not rebuff the Americans, but they thought Middle East defence should hinge on Egypt, not Pakistan.
Making a will: why and for whom?
By Sujoy Gupta
The law in India on wills and succession is fraught with complications. The time has come to include adequate safeguards.
We all have a stake in outcome of Plamegate
By Jonathan Freedland
This scandal offers an opportunity to discredit the entire ideology used to justify the war in Iraq.
By K. Srinivas Reddy
The October 12 suicide bomber attack in Hyderabad has added a worrying dimension to the security scenario.
Europe is hanging by a thread
By Will Hutton
THE EUROPEAN Union today is a bit like a Tom and Jerry cartoon. Tom has run over the cliff edge chasing Jerry and his legs are still pumping furiously in thin air, he's yet to plummet to earth to meet some grizzly end. The EU has gone over the ...
By Suresh Nambath
WILL GLOBALISATION end illegal migration? As the world becomes truly global, and more equal, the opportunities might no longer outweigh the risks for workers using unsafe routes to migrate to developed countries. The change in the equation is ...
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