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Thursday, September 05, 2002
The Court and the Cauvery
THE SUPREME COURT'S directive on the release of Cauvery waters should bring considerable relief to the deltaic region in Tamil Nadu. The region has been gripped by drought, watched helplessly as its entire kuruvai (minor) crop withered and died ...
Dipping economic prospects
AFTER A CAREFUL assessment of current economic conditions, the Reserve Bank of India has finally joined the growing number of official and independent agencies who have revised downwards their forecasts of GDP growth in 2002-03. In its Annual ...
Leader Page Articles
A world of difference
By Nirupam Sen
The West Bengal strategy on disinvestment is concerned with loss-making units, essentially in the manufacturing sector, and not with profit-making enterprises.
The Bajaj dispute and mediation
By Sriram Panchu
Parties to a conflict often have the best suggestions for resolving it... A litigative process discourages such communication; mediation actively encourages it.
The poor got a voice
By Devaki Jain
The best thing that happened to the World Summit on Sustainable Development was that it was held in South Africa. Held at any other place especially New York or even those glorious places for conferences, Kuala Lumpur or Delhi it ...
A teacher who was a living legend
By Prema Nandakumar
Quite a few years ago we decided to celebrate Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birthday as the Teachers' Day. September 5 has thus become identified with a celebratory topsy-turvydom in classrooms where students often dress up as teachers and manage ...
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