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Justice for Kargil heroes
Next month India will commemorate its victory in the Kargil war and the extraordinary sacrifices of the soldiers. They fought in some of the most brutal terrain in the world to achieve the objective of throwing the Pakistani intruders out. In ...
The failure of the United Kingdom, despite warnings from the Council of Europe, to comply with the 2004 ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that all prisoners must be allowed to vote illustrates the extent to which medieval notions of ...
Leader Page Articles
Dealing with oppression and exploitation
By Pushpa M. Bhargava
The means of oppression may be varied but the objective is the elimination or exploitation of the marginalised sections.
Effort widens to stop oil leak at gulf source
By Henry Fountain
Officials reported progress in the latest effort to place a cap over the well that would funnel at least some of the oil and gas to a ship at the surface.
Crackdown on activism, a cause for concern
By Dirk Voorhoof & Serge Gutwirth
Countering peaceful civil disobedience protests with criminal prosecution, and using harsh punishments to stifle dissent, point to a disturbing trend.
Response to editorial
This is a response from Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Environment and Forests, to The Hindu's editorial ‘Protect coastal environment' published on June 1. The following are some of the issues on which questions ...
By Kate Connolly
“Israeli military went out to commit murder,” says Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell.
By Maria Sacchetti
Tim Coco and Genesio Oliveira married in 2005, among the throngs who wed after same-sex marriage became legal in Massachusetts. But for nearly three years, they lived apart — Mr. Coco in Haverhill and Mr. Oliveira in his native Brazil ...
Corrections and clarifications
The second paragraph of a report “Subba Rao Pantulu's statue to be unveiled today” (Andhra Pradesh, May 31, 2010, page 6) said that Nyapathy Subba Rao Pantulu was one of the five co-founders of The Hindu. It should have been ...
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