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Monday, August 06, 2007
A sound and honourable 123
A close reading of the text of the civil nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and India, which was made public on August 3, confirms this newspaper’s editorial endorsement of the deal. It is a sound and honourable ...
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Of books, authors and bibliophiles
The trigger for a study of how books are handled in The Hindu for review was a letter from reader A.S. Raman of Anna Nagar, Chennai. On December 19, 2006, the paper had published a review of a bilingual book, ...
Women spaces — the only answer to harassment?
By Jessica Valenti
There is a growing worldwide trend for women-only spaces on trains, beaches and in hotels. But do they make women any safer?
“There was nothing inherently wrong in Partition”
By Hasan Suroor
Yasmin Khan, a British historian of India-Pakistan descent, questions some conventional assumptions about Partition in her bookThe Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan(Yale University Press £19.99) and, controversially, argues that the Muslim demand for Pakistan was “legitimate” given the community’s fears at the time about its political and economic status in a Hindu majority India. Here she explains why, and elaborates some of the other issues raised in the book. Ms. Khan teaches politics and international relations at Royal Holloway, University of London. Excerpts from an interview:
Iraq: pre-war warnings disregarded
By Richard Norton Taylor
British intelligence’s warnings were swept aside by an obsessed White House
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