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Tuesday, May 22, 2007
A rising tide of hate
"I finish only those who are enemies of the Sikh faith like policemen, government officials, and Hindus," thundered Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in 1984. Less than 15 years after the end of the carnage unleashed by the revanchist preacher, ...
Bush and Al Qaedas
"If we do not fight the terrorists there, they will follow us here" is one of President George Bush's stock lines to justify an apparently open-ended military occupation of Iraq. Many Democrats and media commentators often seem unable to come up ...
Leader Page Articles
The drive to Dhaka whose idea was it?
By Praveen Swami
The still-classified official history of the 1971 war sheds new light on the Manekshaw-Jacob debate.
NREGP: no place for single women
By P. Sainath
Once, Andhra Pradesh's top leaders queued up at Bandi Lachmamma's home with promises. The debate on farm suicides hit the headlines when her husband took his life. Years later, she works as a coolie in Anantapur earning much less than the minimum ass ured by the NREGP which turns away single women.
Narcoanalysis: the disturbing trend in India
By P. Chandra Sekharan
IN HIS May 8, 2007, rejoinder to the article, "We need to talk abut narcoanalysis," published in the Op-Ed pages of The Hindu , Dr. B.M Mohan, director of the Forensic Science Laboratory, Bangalore, threw a gibe at me, saying my views ...
Europe must let Turkey in
By Peter Preston
It is in everyone's interest to welcome Ankara into the stagnant club of the European Union
Dubai ruler gives $10bn for education
By Ian Black
SHEIKH MOHAMMED bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of the tiny Gulf state of Dubai, has launched an Arab development foundation with an endowment of $10 billion one of the largest charitable donations in history to raising ...
Corrections and Clarifications
In a report "A confident climb to IAS" (Tamil Nadu, May 21, 2007, page 7), the expansion of IRTS is Indian Railway Traffic Service, and not Indian Railway Traffic System as was published. A report "Hindustan Shipyard [Vizag] launches India's ...
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