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Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Not fighting, for now
With the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam agreeing to resume direct talks, the country has pulled itself back from the brink of another war, in the nick of time it would seem. Over the last two months, the Tigers ...
Death in the name of sport
All adventure sports have an inherent element of danger. But none poses a threat to participants and spectators alike as does Jallikattu, the traditional bull taming ritual in the southern parts of Tamil Nadu. The sport, an annual feature ...
Leader Page Articles
The Constitution: who, if anybody, is supreme?
By K.N. Hari Kumar
Interpretation of the Constitution is inevitable. And, in the current situation, the people are likely to place greater faith in the judiciary than in their elected representatives.
Hamas victory sparks debate in Kashmir
By Shujaat Bukhari
The triumph of Hamas in the recent Palestinian elections has created a buzz in militancy-affected Jammu and Kashmir.
OUT OF LONDON
Race bias and the British media
By Hasan Suroor
Police chief sparks a row by accusing the media of being "institutionally racist."
Villages for sale, rural despair growing
By Devinder Sharma
THE TALLY is growing. First it was confined to the frontline agricultural State of Punjab. But now the ultimate symbol of growing rural despair putting villages up for sale has spread to central India. Dorli, a sleepy village in ...
Bad news just around the corner?
By Larry Elliott
Davos 2006 had a complacent feel about it. But is something nasty about to happen?
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