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Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Arduous road to exoneration
The acquittal of Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi in the disproportionate assets case is another reminder of the value of the presumption of innocence until proven guilty. For years, Mr. Prasad was demonised by his political ...
Worse and worse for Blair
In one episode of BBC's celebrated Yes Minister series Sir Humphrey, the dyed-in-the-wool Whitehall civil servant, explains to a confused new Minister this fine distinction between government policy and practice: it was not government ...
Leader Page Articles
Israel, America, and the question of Palestine
By Hamid Ansari
Every serious assessment of the West Asian situation focusses on the need to resolve the Palestinian question. The utility of armed conflict appears exhausted. The remaining option is diplomacy diligent and aimed at securing a comprehensive a nd just solution.
Bidding to raise power generation
By V. Jayanth
Tariff-based competitive bidding could hold the key to attracting investment in the power sector.
Corrections and Clarifications
In the Editorial "Interpreting the signals right" (December 16, 2006), a sentence was: "The Sensex that had set a record by crossing 14,000 last week lost some 800 points in three trading days and moved below 13,000 at one point on ...
Turkey is not going to join the EU
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft
There will be no place at the table for Ankara in any foreseeable future, and the most profound reason is geographical.
Publishing at the speed of the Internet
By Jeff Jarvis
Bloggers' tales rarely end up as fish-wrap. So take care.
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