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Mistimed and insensitive
In a move that some describe as bold and others as callous, the central government has substantially raised the prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene, and LPG. It has also moved to a decontrolled price regime in the case of petrol and promised to ...
The rationale for introducing sudden death in sporting encounters is founded on the premise that viewers, particularly in this age of shrinking attention spans, tire of long-drawn-out encounters. In tennis, the tiebreaker — the ...
Leader Page Articles
The Kyrgyz crisis and regional security
By M.K. Bhadrakumar
For fear of repeating their respective “Afghan experiences,” Moscow and Washington remain chary of any direct military intervention in Kyrgyzstan.
Pope criticises police methods in raid on Belgian Church
Pope Benedict XVI criticised on Sunday the “regrettable methods” of the Belgian police who raided a bishops' meeting as part of a paedophilia probe, as Brussels accused the Vatican of over-reacting. The pontiff's criticism of the ...
Growing awareness about environment
The last column (“How The Hinducovered the 1984 Bhopal calamity”), published on June 21, 2010, has been well received. Referring to an observation made on the Three Mile Island accident and its aftermath in The Hindu'sleader on ...
A line in the sand
By Damien Cave
The first time Dave Rauschkolb staged a rally against offshore drilling with people holding hands across the beach outside his restaurant in Seaside, Florida, barely anyone noticed. Four months and a colossal oil spill later, the second Hands ...
Letters to the Editor
‘It was not a case, it was a tragedy': Nariman
‘The only thing the government has done correctly — it should have been done 14 or 15 years before — is to increase the compensation, if they genuinely believe that the victims have not got their amount.'
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