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Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Get back to work
By continuing their strike protesting against the Cabinet decision to institute, from the next academic year, 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes in Central educational institutions even after getting Prime Ministerial assurances ...
Once again, in Indonesia
"All things have second birth; The earthquake is not satisfied at once," wrote William Wordsworth in The Prelude . Nobody understands this better than the people of Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago. Located on the `Ring of Fire' ...
Leader Page Articles
Corruption as human rights violation
By C. Raj Kumar
The National Human Rights Commission should revamp its mandate in the light of massive institutionalised corruption that has left no institution in India untouched.
Corrections and clarifications
The names of several prominent Indian artists were misspelt in "Indian art gains `serious investors'" ("Newscape", May 25, 2006), a report on an art auction held in London recently. The correct names are M.F. Husain, N.S. Bendre, Anjolie Ela ...
A quick step forward in Sino-Indian ties
By Pallavi Aiyar
As China and India grow in economic and strategic importance, what is needed is a genuine attempt towards mutual accommodation that would take into account shifting geopolitical power plays. The MoU signed on defence matters could be a sign of things to come.
Yet again we cave in to religious bigots
By Nick Cohen
Rival groups are egging each other on in a politics of grievance. Now, militant Hindus in Britain turn on M.F. Husain.
Schooled in inequality
By Mary E. John
School education is functioning as a transparent alibi for a refusal to contemplate equality.
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