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Pogrom in Gaza
To describe Israel’s aggression on the Gaza Strip as a war or military operation would be inaccurate. It is a pogrom being conducted with a high degree of efficiency. More than 1,000 Palestinians, many of them unarmed civilians, including ...
Encouraging voluntary testing
The recent announcement by the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh that the State government was considering making pre-marital HIV/AIDS testing mandatory has brought to the fore the complex issue of devising an effective strategy to reduce HIV ...
Leader Page Articles
When the dog did not bark
By N. Ravi
One lesson from the failure of the watchdogs at Satyam is that continuing with procedures that depend heavily on trust and good faith rather than putting matters beyond any doubt by verification will leave the door open to frauds.
Democracy and violence
By Ramachandra Guha
Vigilantism of Salwa Judum has divided and very nearly destroyed tribal society.
Rights watchdog points finger at U.S.
By Richard Norton-Taylor
Governments indulging in abuse and repression, including the U.S., are avoiding human rights legislation and international justice by hiding behind the principle of national sovereignty, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report published on ...
Corrections and clarifications
The first paragraph of a report “World Bank decisions do not deter overseas investors” (“Business” page, January 14, 2009) was “ The Infosys episode last week and the Wipro revelation on Monday, ...
Letters to the Editor
‘The origins of the Mumbai terror attack are in Pakistan’: Miliband
British Foreign Secretary on standoff, what needs to be done, and Obama & Kashmir.
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