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Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Beginning of the end?
The tsunami of protest in Nepal against the brutally unconstitutional rule of King Gyanendra is virtually a rerun of the People's Movement of 1990 with an important difference. Sixteen years ago, the street protests were directed against ...
Wanted: a sanitation movement
Safe drinking water and sanitation are critical determinants of public health. Together, they can significantly reduce the burden of communicable diseases. The Centre has over the years expanded budgetary support for water and sanitation schemes ...
Leader Page Articles
Lessons from the new intolerance
By Harish Khare
Whether or not the IIMs and IITs are forced to open their doors a little wider, the new fashionable intolerance exhibited in these last few days should be a sobering experience for all of us.
An Iran-U.S. dialogue and Arab anxieties
By Atul Aneja
Apprehensions about the capacity of Iran as a wealthier and more influential regional power to stir up trouble in West Asia through a growing trans-national Shia network are growing.
Corrections and clarifications
Noam Chomsky a Nobel Prize winner? He has been incorrectly referred to as a Nobel Laureate in "U.K. journal sparks trans-Atlantic spat" (Op-Ed, April 11, 2006). "A shy lad, the 19-year-old Raina has a steady shoulder on his head," was the ...
Jailing Iraq veteran puts focus on combat stress
By Audrey Gillan
Irish Guard gets seven years after police say he threatened to `spray them down' with stolen rifles.
Letters to the Editor
Mayawati: "No promises, no manifesto, only performance"
From a negatively perceived champion of narrow caste interests to a confident, self-assured leader of all communities,Mayawatihas transformed beyond recognition. Today, all eyes are on her to see if the Bahujan Samaj Party can reach the finis h line in next year's Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh. In an exclusive interview, the BSP chief explains her party's ideology, its long-term strategy, and why and how it has grown to be the force it is. Excerpts:
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