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Thursday, January 12, 2006
Food for thought
The Central Government's decision to place on hold the raising of foodgrain prices under the public distribution system (PDS) is welcome, but not enough. It would do best to drop the move altogether. The idea of saving Rs. 4,524 crore by striking ...
Uncertainty in Israel
Over the last few months, Ariel Sharon, known as the "butcher of Shatilla" for his role in the attack on Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, was trying to create an altogether new legacy so that history could judge him differently. But as the ...
Leader Page Articles
Russia uses gas for rollback in Ukraine
By Vladimir Radyuhin
The handling of Kiev is a clear signal that Moscow will play by its own rules in today's energy-hungry world.
NRIs in the Gulf and the vote
By Amit Baruah
The move to allow Indian citizens living in the Gulf to vote in elections back home raises several questions.
OUT OF LONDON
How America kept Blair out of the loop
By Hasan Suroor
A new TV documentary throws more light on how isolated Tony Blair was within his own establishment in the run-up to the Iraq invasion.
When science turns to wishful thinking
By Tim Radford
There is an inevitable temptation to massage results in the race for scientific status.
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