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Check on arbitrariness
The recent Supreme Court judgment falls short of guaranteeing Governors security of tenure but will have the salutary effect of discouraging their removal from office on political or subjective grounds. The five-member Constitution Bench, ...
The explosion that destroyed the offshore oilrig, Deepwater Horizon, at a well owned by British Petroleum in the Gulf of Mexico has been an environmental catastrophe. A surge of gas and oil burst through safety valves and exploded, killing 11 ...
Leader Page Articles
Saving the right to information miracle
By Vidya Subrahmaniam
The RTI juggernaut has begun to roll over Indian babudom. Let us not turn the clock back.
Benchmarking rehabilitation and resettlement
By Sujay Nag
Despite the best of intentions on the part of the government, many people hit by land acquisition for projects continue to get a raw deal. One corporate's efforts in this field may serve as a model to follow.
Unequal quest for equality
By P. S. Suryanarayana
Japan now thinks that it must reluctantly continue playing second-fiddle to the United States on a key military question. And Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama has discovered a new issue to cheer Washington willingly.
White House in final push for climate bill
By Suzanne Goldenberg
There are concerns that the debate about the energy future could be lost in the wrangling about offshore oil drilling permits.
Recession cuts labour taxes
By — Xinhua
The economic recession has reduced taxes on the workers' earnings in most developed countries, the Paris-based Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday in a report. Due to government stimulus packages ...
Corrections and Clarifications
* * A report “Forest officials seize 25 birds” (Andhra Pradesh, May 9, 2010, page 5) said that officials of the Wildlife Division of the Forest Department raided a hotel in Nellore district “and seized 25 birds suspected to ...
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