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Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Kanshi Ram lived the life of a recluse in his final years confined to his room in protégé Mayawati's home. On a rare public appearance on his 72nd birthday in March 2006, there was little of the astute political strategist who founded the ...
Art always seems to have a head start in pursuit of the truth and these lines from a Tom Lehrer song, recorded in 1965, have contemporary resonance. The state parties figuring in Mr. Lehrer's playful, pre-NPT list of likely and potential ...
Leader Page Articles
North Korea & envisioning alternative nuclear futures
By Ramesh Thakur
If the NPT status quo is already history, then we must either accept a world of more nuclear weapon powers, or move to a nuclear-weapon-free world. There is no third way.
Rivers running dry
By George Monbiot
IT LOOKS dull, almost impenetrable in places. But if its findings are verified, it could turn out to be the most important scientific report published so far this year. In this month's edition of the Journal of Hydrometeorology is a paper ...
Corrections and clarifications
* The editorial "The end of `non-proliferation'" (October 10, 2006) stated that on October 9, 2006, North Korea became the eighth country on the planet to announce that it had conducted a nuclear explosive test. A reader says that it should have ...
The debt we owe Kanshi Ram
By Harish Khare
The BSP is a potent advertisement that numbers, not violence, work in democratic India. For this alone, modern India needs to be thankful to the party founder.
For India, North Korea's test poses key challenge
By Siddharth Varadarajan
Reconfiguring the nuclear order is no longer a simple matter.
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