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After falling short of a majority in the election to the Meghalaya Assembly, the Congress found itself friendless among the other political players in the State and needed to pull the levers of power in New Delhi to get D.D. Lapang sworn in as ...
The state of Indian hockey
The failure to qualify for the Olympic Games for the first time in eight decades is the story of the decline and fall of Indian hockey. Historically, no other hockey-playing country can rival India: eight gold, one silver, and two bronze medals ...
Leader Page Articles
On emerging political alternatives
By Amar Singh
The United Progressive Alliance government is letting down the country and is responsible for the present disorder on multiple fronts.
East Timor’s tragic turmoil
By Jorge Heine
In 24 years under the Indonesian yoke, some 1,02,800 Timorese lost their lives. In some cases, “the lucky were those who died.” Women were especially singled out to break the will of the East Timorese.
OUT OF LONDON
Why BBC is everyone’s favourite whipping boy
By Hasan Suroor
Not a day passes when the world’s most famous broadcaster is not embroiled in a controversy.
Corrections and clarifications
A sentence in “Four in a row in Tripura” (Editorial, March 8, 2008) was “This left the opposition alliance of the Congress and the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) with a paltry 11 ...
Managing climate change
By Richard Stagg
The issue is often portrayed as a battle between the developed and the developing world. Wrong. It is something which affects us all and which we need to address together.
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