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Thursday, February 23, 2006
Resisting filial pulls
Better late than not at all. By suspending from the party Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and 39 members of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, the Janata Dal (Secular) high command has brought to an end an untenable state of affairs in the ...
Saving vultures from diclofenac
Vultures are unprepossessing birds. In fact, as harbingers of death that ghoulishly wait for animals to breathe their last and gorge themselves on the carcass, they are more likely to repel than win admiration and affection. Yet in nature's ...
Leader Page Articles
Kashmir maha panchayat: learning from history
By Praveen Swami
The Delhi Conference on Jammu and Kashmir offers the prospect of a dialogue with the State's peoples and a break with a flawed history of back-room deal making.
Bird flu: intensive farming link
By John Vidal
Animal farming and man's intrusion into the environment are major factors in the spread of new diseases.
Towards a civilisation alliance
By Vitaly Naumkin
Every government must do more to outlaw violent xenophobia at home.
OUT OF LONDON
Making a hero of a man best ignored?
By Hasan Suroor
The case of British historian David Irving, who was jailed for three years by an Austrian court for denying the Holocaust, is likely to cloud the current debate on freedom of expression just when the liberals seemed to be winning the argument.
Letters to the Editor
"The world has to deal with Hamas"
Commonwealth Secretary-GeneralDon McKinnon, in an interview in New Delhi recently, calls for dialogue and cooperation whether it is in handling Hamas' victory in the Palestinian elections or the row over the cartoons on Prophet Muhammed. Excerpts:
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