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Friday, November 04, 2005
Large borrowers call the tune
The recent mid-year review of the credit policy has focussed on one of the glaring deficiencies of the banking system in the reform era. It was known for a while that banks, especially public sector banks, have been either unwilling or unable to ...
Time of troubles for Bush administration
A grand jury indictment of I. Lewis Libby, chief of staff to the United States Vice-President Dick Cheney, has dealt a serious blow to the Bush administration. Although Mr. Libby resigned on being indicted for the offences of obstructing justice, ...
Leader Page Articles
"Forgotten children of the French Republic"
By Vaiju Naravane
The bubbling cauldron of discontent in Paris' run-down, high-rise suburban slums, home to the dispossessed, has finally overflowed.
Inside the bunker of President Bush
By Sidney Blumenthal © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
ONE YEAR after his re-election, President Bush governs from a bunker. "We go forward with complete confidence," he proclaimed in his second inaugural address. He urged "our youngest citizens" to see the future "in the determined faces of our ...
Tony Blair is running out of true believers
By Jackie Ashley © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
AT BRITAIN'S Houses of Parliament, there are days of great human drama; and there are dramatic days that actually matter that shape politics for months or years to come. Wednesday's rain-streaked drama was both, together. The fall of ...
The doctrine of "national interest"
By Hamid Ansari
The current turmoil reflects a real divide within the country on core issues of national interest. It needs to be addressed.
Poland's patriotic Tartars
By Hugh O'Shaughnessy © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2004
The spirit of Genghiz Khan, the leader of the Tartars who swept into Europe at the end of the 14th century, is still present in a little Polish village.
Letters to the Editor
"The Information Commission's role is to act as a non-government arbiter"
Wajahat Habibullahheads the Central Information Commission constituted under the Right to Information (RTI) Act that came into force on October 13, 2005. In an interview, he explains the role he sees for the Commission, addresses criticism of its co mposition, and states his position on file-notings. Excerpts:
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