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Monday, November 20, 2006
The September 29 butchery of four Dalits in Khairlanji village of Maharashtra's Bhandara district by fellow villagers is a heart-breaking reminder of the anti-human nature of caste prejudice. The victims, members of the Bhotmange family, were ...
Striving for financial stability
The Trends and Progress of Banking, a publication by the Reserve Bank of India covering developments during last year, is a mine of information on commercial banks, co-operative banks, and non-banking financial institutions and on the several ...
Leader Page Articles
Defining India's identity: an alternative vision
By Bhikhu Parekh
The idea that India's overarching aim should be to become an economic and military superpower is deeply flawed.
NATWAR SINGH'S PEKING DIARY
"You must decide it [Kashmir] amongst yourselves"
In 1956 Kunwar Natwar Singh, future Foreign Minister of India, was a 25-year-old second secretary at the Indian Embassy in Beijing. He kept a diary of what he saw, heard, and experienced in China between 1956 and 1958. An Indian ...
ONLINE AND OFF LINE
Immediacy, proximity are keys to news selection
Readers have their pet ideas, issues and theories. They scrutinise every bit in the newspaper to see whether the coverage fits in with their view of things. When it does not, the sword is out. (The daily mail I receive is evidence of these ...
The great entrance test debate
By V. Jayanth
The Tamil Nadu Government's decision to scrap the Common Entrance Test for professional courses has created divisions.
Holland split over burqa ban
By Jamie Doward
A BITTER debate about multiculturalism was raging in Holland following a pledge on Friday by the leading party in the coalition government to introduce legislation banning the wearing of burqas in public if it is re-elected on Wednesday. The ...
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