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Editorials
Four in a row in Tripura
Everyone loves change but only a change for the better. Anti-incumbency sentiment found no place in the Tripura Assembly election, as the people voted the Left Front led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) to a fourth straight win with a ...

A shield for tigers
The provision of Rs.50 crore in the Union Budget for 2008-09 to raise an armed protection force for India’s tigers is an overdue measure. The recent national estimate of 1,411 tigers reveals serious gaps in protection. So weak is the system ...

Leader Page Articles
Will Zapatero return to power in Spain?
By Vaiju Naravane

“Babyface” and “Bambi,” as Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero was nicknamed because of his telegenic looks, has proved a tough politician with a vision for his country. But it is a vision that not everybody shares.

News Analysis
Low intensity discrimination continues
By Louise Arbour

It occurs despite the fact that the rights of women to equality and non-discrimination are enshrined in a number of international instruments.

Tokenism and half-hearted measures
By Brinda Karat

The government’s ideological and political commitment to the “reform” process prevents it from taking real steps to increase the share of the poor in resources.

Rubbish crisis shuts top restaurant
By Tom Kington

One of Italy’s most famous restaurants, the Caruso in Naples, is being forced to close, victim of a rubbish collection crisis that has submerged the city under piles of refuse, shut schools and crippled tourism. After months of ...

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