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Towards stable exchange rates
Recent movements in the rupee-dollar exchange rates have kindled a debate on the exchange rate policy being pursued in the country. Last week the rupee, which has been on a moderate appreciating trend, touched an eight-year high closing below ...
Undignified and squalid
Three weeks ago, when Iran detained 15 British navy personnel for violating its territorial waters, Prime Minister Tony Blair was able to get even his critics to rally round the flag by whipping up nationalistic sentiment. Now, with the ...
Leader Page Articles
Who will produce judicial enlightenment?
By Harish Khare
Rather than engaging the legislature and the executive in an institutional turf war, it is time the judicial leadership took note of waywardness in its own ranks and moved towards an enlightened working philosophy.
Like a Bach fugue, precise yet beautiful
By V.S. Varadarajan
Brownian motion and the methods of dealing with it, a substantial part of them created by Srinivasa Varadhan, the winner of the 2007 Abel Prize, allow one to have a remarkably clear view of an immense number of areas of mathematics, physics, and, in recent years, economics and finance.
The tasks on the education front
By Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
A system that creates disparities among rich and poor students, and those from urban and rural backgrounds, poses the risk of causing unrest.
Euro-nationalists exploiting history
By Gyula Hegyi
Across eastern Europe, memorials to those who died fighting the Nazis are being dismantled and the far Right rehabilitated.
Corrections and Clarifications
The third paragraph in a report "French campaign kicks off' ("International" page, April 10, 2007) was: "Socialist candidate Segolene Royal is in second place with 23 per cent of the vote, centrist former Education Minister Francois Bayrou is in ...
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