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Monday, March 05, 2007
Budget and the stock markets
It is not uncommon for stock prices to swing between extremes as the budget proposals are unfolded by the Finance Minister in Parliament. They behaved the same way this time too. The stock prices went down sharply, with the Sensex losing 540 ...
Death by garbage dumping
The death of ten-year-old Susmita Sarki in an avalanche of garbage in Darjeeling must shock the conscience of a nation that does not generally like to admit the environmental consequences of consumerism. Susmita was buried alive when she was ...
Leader Page Articles
The growth ideology of the cancer cell
By P. Sainath
In that the trend of falling state investment in sector after sector continues, this budget does not break with neo-liberalism. India is still on a path damaging and dangerous to the poor.
Dangers of excessive partisanship
By Harish Khare
The democratic experiment could come undone if our leaders refuse to understand that fairness and self-restraint are to be practised by all.
OUT OF LONDON
"Living introduction to Islam"
By Hasan Suroor
A new book refutes the perception of the religion as a closed and rigid system.
The trouble with Rudy Giuliani
By Ed Pilkington
He has made an astounding start in the polls but faces a difficult year.
Impact of widening Panama canal
By Matthew Parker
Fears surface of species migration and water shortages.
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