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Halt work at Jaitapur
With the death of one person and injuries to several in police firing against the background of violent protests against the proposed nuclear power complex at Jaitapur in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, the controversy surrounding this ...
PSLV notches up another success
Buffeted by two consecutive failures of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and the scandal that erupted over a deal to provide S-band spectrum to a private company, the Indian Space Research Organisation has been yearning for ...
Leader Page Articles
Bribes: a small but radical idea
By P. Sainath
To ask a people burdened with systemic bribery to accept bribe-giving as legal is to demand they accept corruption and the existing structures of power and inequity it flows from.
Hyderabad a U.S. visa fraud hub
Consular offices across India outline a growing trend of sharp practices resorted to by applicants
‘Genuine but fraudulent'
CHENNAI: “Indian Passport fraud is a significant and continuously worrisome fraud challenge.” This was the assessment of certain U.S. consular officers. A cable ( 229319: unclassified, dated October 13, 2009) stated that though ...
Not so ‘cultural'
CHENNAI: A cable ( 216420: unclassified) sent on July 14, 2009, from the U.S. Consulate in Mumbai observed that many cultural groups that regularly visited the U.S. from Mumbai, were involved in “potentially criminal activities in the ...
Constitutional controls check radical Hindutva, says U.S diplomat
CHENNAI: Hindu nationalism in India is kept in check by the workings of the constitutional democracy, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable accessed by The Hindu through WikiLeaks. Commenting on a controversy surrounding the 2006 ...
‘The Kremlin on the Jumna'
Jawaharlal Nehru University seen as centre of Indian Left soft power
Vatican worries about Catholics in Pakistan
CHENNAI: The Catholic Church leadership expressed concerns about the safety of Pakistani Catholics to U.S. diplomats, describing the sizable minority as “oppressed,” according to a cable sent out by a United States Embassy in 2001 ...
Corrections and Clarifications
In the Editorial, “A lesson in justice for Chhattisgarh” (April 18, 2011), there was a reference to the Bilaspur High Court. It should have been High Court of Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur. The Sports Page report, ...
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