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Saturday, April 15, 2006
Warning signals from JD(U)
Thanks to a running feud with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, George Fernandes had long been reduced to dummy president of the Janata Dal (United). In this background, Sharad Yadav's emergence as the new helmsman of the party defeating Mr. ...
Reserves and convertibility
Of the many positive features of the macroeconomy, especially of its external sector, that are cited in support of a quick move towards full convertibility of the rupee, the level of foreign exchange reserves today ranks high. In fact, it is ...
Leader Page Articles
The British sleepwalk into a police state
By Arvind Sivaramakrishnan
What is being implemented is a calculated, meticulous, and ruthless project to criminalise legitimate political dissent.
A town where the world comes to shop
By Pallavi Iyer
Spread over 2.6 million square metres, the market in Yiwu in southern China's Zhejiang province has 50,000 stalls, selling 400,000 categories of products.
Russia to speed up nuclear re-armament
By Vladimir Radyuhin
Moscow seeks to counter increasingly aggressive U.S. policies.
U.S. allies are behind the death squads
By Jonathan Steele
Iraq's U.S. overlords at last seem to have grasped the danger posed by their friends' militias. But it may be too late.
Corrections and clarifications
"Medical Dental Surgery course" must be "Master of Dental Surgery course" in "Court clears PG medical entrance test" (April 14, 2006). Pointing to the heading "Meerut seethes with anger morning after the fire tragedy" (April 12, 2006, page 1), ...
In praise of boredom
By Zoe Williams
An academic claimed that boredom is good for children. That may be true, but it takes an adult to really appreciate it.
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