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Thursday, August 09, 2007
A trail of destruction
The South-West monsoon, in a burst of fury, has left a trail of death and destruction in the central, northern, eastern and north-eastern parts of the country. Although the monsoon arrived on time, it initially progressed rather haltingly, ...
HIV awareness in the workplace
While the role played by the government and non-governmental organisations in creating public awareness and bringing HIV/AIDS under control is well known, the corporate sector’s role in the battle has not been quite encouraging. Though ...
Leader Page Articles
The decade of our discontent
By P. Sainath
Sixty years on, rural India is a shambles. The most severe agrarian crisis since the eve of the Green Revolution rages on.
Beijing racing to meet the deadline
By Pallavi Aiyar
Wednesday marked the start of the one-year countdown to the Olympic Games.
Myanmar: Rhetoric and reality of Indian democracy
By Mukul Sharma
When did you last hear the Indian government making a strong case against Myanmar’s military rulers?
Just how tough are our brains?
By Aida Edemariam
Brains being our centres of personality, vision, hearing, motor control, consciousness and, in short, everything that makes us functioning and human, there is a reason why they are encased in very hard bone. And why it is reasonable to assume ...
Afghanistan, a post-imperial spasm
By Simon Jenkins
This war against the Taliban is part of apost-imperial spasm. The longer it is waged,the graver the consequences.
Corrections and clarifications
>>A sentence in a report “Elders bid farewell to Shekhawat” (August 8, 2007) was: “[The former Vice-President and former Chairman of the Rajya Sabha] Mr. Shekhawat resigned on July 21 after he lost the ...
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