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Wednesday, April 19, 2006
No more excuses
The Supreme Court's latest directions on the contentious issues surrounding the Sardar Sarovar dam have cleared all residual doubt about the Prime Minister's authority to act in the matter. He now has no excuse to put off examining closely and ...
Beyond interest rate signals
In its annual credit policy statement for 2006-07, the Reserve Bank of India has announced a two-pronged approach to emphasise its traditional commitment to price stability and to maintaining the flow of credit to the real economy. Without ...
Leader Page Articles
A national authority for rainfed India
By Mihir Shah
The Government should examine the Parthasarathy Committee report, hold wide-ranging consultations on its key recommendations and act to implement a new consensus on governing rainfed areas.
"The sky is the limit for Indo-German relationship"
By Amit Baruah
Bernd Mutzelburgis Germany's new envoy in India. In an interview toThe Hindu, the Ambassador, a former foreign and security policy adviser to the German Chancellor, spoke on a range of issues, including Berlin's attitude towards the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal. Excerpts:
OUT OF LONDON
Please, sir, can we bully you?
By Hasan Suroor
EVERY MORNING when David Griffin (not his real name) sets out for his school, he is filled with dread as to what might lie in store for him. But then, you might ask, what is new about it? "Children always hate to go to school. Don't ...
An agreement and a problem with semantics
By R. Ramachandran
India would seem to be caught in the semantics of the agreement that equates it with non-nuclear weapons states. It would rather like to see the language used for nuclear weapons states in the Indo-U.S. agreement, though operationally it matters lit tle.
Corrections and clarifications
In The Hindu -CNN-IBN projected poll results for Tamil Nadu ("The dead heat and what could alter it", April 14, 2006), the table headlined "Men prefer DMK, women vote more for Jayalalithaa", had the figure for AIADMK+ (women voters) as ...
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