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Monday, July 24, 2006
Resurgent Russia at the high table
Russia demonstrated to the world its restored power and global status when it played host to the Group of Eight summit at St. Petersburg. President Vladimir Putin greeted his guests on the steps of a sumptuously refurbished 18th century imperial ...
A big step backwards
In a decidedly retrograde move that borders on the outrageous, the Union Cabinet has decided to bring in amendments to the Right to Information Act (RTI) 2005 that will curtail public scrutiny of file notings by restricting access to them. This ...
Leader Page Articles
Taking the life out of the right to information
By Aruna Roy & Nikhil Dey
Within six months of enacting one of the most progressive RTI laws in the world, the Indian Government has decided to strike at its root, by barring the disclosure of `file notings.' The paper trail will be kept invisible.
OUT OF LONDON
Celebrating terror, Israeli-style
By Hasan Suroor
If any form of violence that kills innocent people is terrorism as Israel insists then its bombing of the King David hotel was an act of terror which it should condemn rather than celebrate.
Power games in East Asia
By P.S. Suryanarayana
The North Korean crisis has led to a shifting of equations in the region.
Indian Maoists criticise Prachanda
By Siddharth Varadarajan
Multiparty democracy, U.N. supervision a "dangerous" mistake.
ONLINE AND OFF LINE
When hard news is a casualty
Every journalist must have a nose for news, said my editor to me one day long years ago. I gently answered, sir, you must agree that each nose is different. What is news, is the basic point on which journalism teaching courses begin. There are ...
U.N. charter is on its last legs
By Salim Lone
The U.N.'s feeble response to the Lebanon crisis shows that it can no longer protect civilians.
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