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Mainstream political parties have reacted with a sense of triumph to the introduction in the Rajya Sabha of the Constitution (108th Amendment) Bill providing for one-third reservation of seats for women in Parliament and the State Assemblies. The ...
Obama gains momentum
With Barack Obama’s lead widening in the fight for the Democratic Party nomination for the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s bid appears to be weakening by the day. The narrow win by Ms Clinton of the Indiana ...
Leader Page Articles
Travel tales: from old Blighty to new India
By Hasan Suroor
Unlike its cash-strapped and debt-ridden British counterpart, India’s GenerationNext is flush with money. The exposure to western lifestyle, coupled with the purchasing power to finance it, has led to a conspicuous exhibition of acquired taste.
Israel at 60
By Jonathan Freedland
This nation was forged in refuge, not conquest. But its people have grown cynical about hopes for a deal with Palestinians.
Myanmar needs help, now
By Conor Foley
It poses a real dilemma for humanitarian agencies about how far they should be prepared to accept restrictions of their operations in the interests of the people they are trying to help. But in the wake of the recent cyclone they must act fast to sav e lives.
Corrections and clarifications
In The Hindu Crossword 9217 (“Variety” page, May 7, 2008), clue 1 Across was “Truly the — authentic object, not what a pirate may may sell (7,7)”. It should have been “Truly the authentic object, not ...
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