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STOP PASSING THE BUCK
THE BUCK MUST stop somewhere, particularly when it concerns the lives and health of thousands of ordinary people. Yet sadly, despite the simple, obvious and humanitarian step the United Progressive Alliance Government could have taken, it has ...

ANOTHER ATTEMPT AT VAT
THE UNITED PROGRESSIVE Alliance Government has decided to make a new effort to get the State Governments to replace sales tax by value-added tax (VAT), a promise that was made in the Common Minimum Programme. This will be the first attempt by the ...

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STATECRAFT
A new beginning is possible
By Harish Khare

A simple resolve to return to the rule of law and constitutional fundamentalism will be enough to start the process of re-energising our institutions.

Myth and hate as history
By B.G.Verghese

Maybe it is time to endeavour to produce a composite history of the subcontinent as a common South Asian reader.

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