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Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Markets at a historic high
The 10,000 mark reached by the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex is an important milestone representing a robust performance by the corporate sector, and in particular by the 30 companies comprising the index. For judging the health of the economy, ...
Not as good as it can get
The declaration by President George Bush that the United States must snap out of its dependence on oil holds the promise of many positive changes for America and the world. It could, for instance, alter for the better the way the U.S. conducts ...
Leader Page Articles
Geneva talks: not much scope for optimism
By V.S. Sambandan
The limited range of talks between the LTTE and Colombo does not provide much scope for optimism that a success at Geneva will translate into a ready-made recipe for peace.
Moderate Islam has lost its voice
By Tabish Khair
WHEN I first saw them, I was struck by their crudeness. Surely the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten , could have hired better artists. And surely cartoonists and editors ought to be able to spot the difference between Indian turbans and ...
Why we love to hate our jobs
By Alice Wignall
OH, WE all hate work, don't we? Just cannot stand it. Did I ever tell you about the time I called in sick for a week because I could not stand looking at my boss for one more moment? Or mention the time I cut my own arm off so there was no way ...
The Left in Latin America
By Dhiraj Nayyar
To those who despair at the thought of U.S. hegemony forever, Latin America is a point of hope. To those who believe that allying with the U.S. and its policies is the only way forward, Latin America is a warning.
Behind the transition in Karnataka
By A. Jayaram
Deve Gowda proved wrong those who harboured conspiracy theories and thought he was himself masterminding the break-up of the coalition with the Congress.
America's `long war' on terror
By Simon Tisdall
It probably means a war unlimited by time or space.
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