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Breaking the Kadam Taal in Kashmir
OVER THE YEARS, efforts to bring about a negotiated end to carnage in Jammu and Kashmir have resembled what soldiers call the Kadam Taal: the parade-ground art of marching briskly on one spot without actually moving forward. But even ...
On the wrong track
THE RANSACKING OF the Railway Recruitment Board's office in Mumbai and the blockade of suburban trains at the city's nodal Churchgate station last Wednesday, by activists affiliated to the Shiv Sena deserve the most emphatic condemnation. The ...


Leader Page Articles
Freedom of the press and beyond
By P.V. Indiresan

The Hindu defeating the Tamil Nadu legislature in courts is merely one small battle in a perennial war between the people and their governments.
Development and democracy
By Boutros Boutros-Ghali

More than an institutional framework, democracy is a state of mind... a culture favouring tolerance, respect of the other and his or her differences, pluralism of opinion, freedom of expression and dialogue.


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