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Saturday, March 04, 2006
On a good wicket
Probably the most important beneficial consequence of the revenue buoyancy has been in the area of fiscal consolidation as enunciated by the Fiscal Responsibility and the Budgetary Management (FRBM) Act. The Act, passed in 2003, seeks to rein in ...
More adventurism in Taiwan
The decision by President Chen Shui-bian of Taiwan to do away with the National Unification Council that sets guidelines for the island's eventual reunification with the People's Republic of China is plain brinksmanship and a threat to peace in ...
Leader Page Articles
Jammu and Kashmir: politics of death
By Praveen Swami
The real challenge before those who represent Jammu and Kashmir's people is to build pressure for the carnage in the State to end not to initiate endless discussions on its constitutional future.
Can cheaper cars move faster?
By G. Ananthakrishnan
The car may appear to be more affordable now. However, restrictions on its use such as congestion charging, costlier parking, and reduced right of way in favour of buses, pedestrians, and cyclists may be inevitable.
Pakistan awaits George Bush
By B. Muralidhar Reddy
With most of its expectations dashed during the run-up to the U.S. President's visit, Islamabad is hoping at least for a few trade concessions.
CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS
The CPI (M-L) called a hartal and the CPI (M-L) Red Flag burnt an effigy of George Bush, both in Thrissur, Kerala, on March 2 to protest the U.S. President's visit to India. We had two pictures in Kerala editions (March 3, 2006), one of which was ...
Shakespeare it is his books not his looks
By Simon Jenkins
There is no indisputable image of the Bard but that is a good thing. We need to care about his writing.
Battle for hearts in Somalia
By Simon Tisdall
The U.S.' focus on Al-Qaeda elements in Somalia could create a new battleground.
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