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Saturday, April 29, 2006
Of mail regulation and monopoly
The Central Government has proposed the Draft Indian Post Office (Amendment) Bill, 2006, and announced its intent to give Indiapost the exclusive right to carry letters weighing up to 300 grams. The Bill envisages a Mail Regulatory and ...
Politics amidst turmoil
Four months after the December 2005 election, Iraq's parliamentarians finally picked nominees to fill the seven top spots in the governmental structure. But the political situation is not likely to improve in any significant fashion. It was known ...
Leader Page Articles
Is 'Euston-ism' the new Left in the U.K.?
By Hasan Suroor
The only Left bit of the "Euston Manifesto" is its faintly Left jargon. On the other hand, there is a lot in it that neo-conservatives are more likely to find to their taste.
Maneka to head Energy Globe Jury
By Aarti Dhar
MANEKA GANDHI, M.P. has been appointed chairperson of the International Energy Globe Jury to decide and present the annual Energy Globe Award World award for Sustainability. The Energy Globe is the most significant and prestigious ...
Corrections and clarifications
* * In the report "State to press for final order on Cauvery dispute" (Karnataka edition, April 27, 2006, page 1, and on inside pages elsewhere), the reference to the setting up of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal by the Supreme Court in 1991 ...
For a world free from chemical weapons
By Bernard Bot and Rogelio Pfirter
Let us,today, renew our collective commitment to eliminate chemical weapons.
Letters to the Editor
"There is a fury building up across the country"
In this excerpt from a much longer interview, Arundhati Roy updates her essay on the Narmada issue,The Greater Common Good, published in 1999 inFrontline. The interview was done byShoma Chaudhuriover a period of several days, in person and on email.
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