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Monday, July 21, 2003
From Palampur to Raipur
THE SOUND BITES heard from the Bharatiya Janata Party's National Executive at Raipur confirm the suspicion of its friends and foes alike: the party remains hopelessly enthralled by its own too-clever-by-half devices and formulations. The ...
Mothers and female infanticide
CONCERNS ARISING FROM women activist groups in Tamil Nadu about the justice of prosecuting mothers who commit female infanticide may be understandable. However, acceding to the proposal to let off the guilty is bound to cause enormous damage to ...
Leader Page Articles
America's war before the war
By Michael R. Gordon
The U.S. carried out air strikes from mid-2002 into the first few months of 2003 as part of a comprehensive plan to disrupt Iraq's military command and control system before the actual war.
By Timeri N. Murari
America's popularity is now at its lowest ebb.. In this unipolar world, the U.S.' security, and ours, depends on honesty as much as armed might.
Trade as foreign policy
By C. Raja Mohan
NEW DELHI, JULY 20. The agreement reached last week with Bangladesh to start talks on free trade could mark an important turning point in the politics of the subcontinent. It confirms the trend that the logic of economic cooperation must ...
A forward-looking visit?
By K. K. Katyal
NEW DELHI, JULY 20. The people are puzzled when the leader of a major politico-religious party from Pakistan chooses to visit India on a goodwill mission. Their bewilderment is all the greater when he speaks the language of moderation on ...
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