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Friday, May 04, 2007
Beyond the admission imbroglio
Once the Supreme Court refused to vacate its stay on the implementation of 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in central educational institutions, the United Progressive Alliance government was left with no option but to ...
Not all Islamists are the same
Political parties that regard the tenets of Islam as their central credo have tried unsuccessfully to achieve sustained dominance in several democracies. In most instances, parties of this ilk have held power for brief spells before they ...
Leader Page Articles
Second term for President: history, numbers, and alignments
By Harish Khare
The convention against a second term for a President is now set in stone. Given the electoral college numbers, a BJP nominee stands virtually no chance. If a joint candidate of the UPA and the Left is to win, he or she needs sizeable support from wit hin the `Others' category.
How is the President elected?
To paraphrase from the website of the Election Commission of India (http://www.eci.gov.in/miscellaneous_statistics/presidential_elec2002.asp): The Rashtrapati is elected by members of an electoral college consisting of the elected members of ...
Something good may come of Olmert's failure
By Jonathan Freedland
LET'S HOPE Lords Hutton and Butler (authors of two UK. .reports into the circumstances surrounding the invasion of Iraq) were taking notes. An 81-year-old retired judge, Eliyahu Winograd, has just given a master-class in how to conduct a genuine, ...
Corrections and Clarifications
* A sentence in an AFP report "Too long, too expensive and too dull a World Cup" ("Sport", April 29, 2007) was: "Matthew Hayden, meanwhile, crowned his comeback from the one-day wilderness by smashing virtually every attack to the four corners ...
Misogynist conspiracy against Hillary Clinton
By Zoe Williams
The reporter who blew open Watergate is part of the conspiracy.
Letters to the Editor
Taking Dhaka did not figure in Manekshaw's plans: General Jacob
In CNBC's `India Tonight' programme broadcast on April 30,Karan Thapar presented an interview withLieutenant-General J.F.R. Jacob, who was Chief of Staff of the Indian Army's Eastern Command during the Bangladesh campaign of 1971, in the context of the Government's decision to give Field Marshal S.H.F.J. Manekshaw back pay for the period since his retirement more than 36 years ago. There is a particular focus here on his role, as well as General Jacob's role, in the Banglades h campaign. This is an edited version of the transcript:
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