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The law promises people with disabilities equality of opportunity and accessibility, but our practices deny them that

Why should Indian agriculture be liberalised when in most countries governments subsidise it?

NEP must tap children’s astonishing linguistic ability as a classroom resource

The first vote cast

March 20, 2009 12:07:00 am

Now that the election fever is mounting by the minute — and political parties are enlivening the scene by breaking up old marriages…

‘What Kwame Nkrumah posed as a possibility in the Sixties is now being pushed by Europe as the only way’

March 20, 2009 12:05:37 am

Kwame Nkrumah,the first prime minister of independent Ghana,was the original proponent of the United States of Africa dream…

Counter the strike

March 20, 2009 12:02:47 am

The election commission must come out with elaborate guidelines on the code of conduct for administrative decision making.

Dangerous leaders

March 19, 2009 10:52:10 pm

History teaches that dividing society with an eye to power eventually invites one’s own downfall.

Responding to the Economic Meltdown

March 19, 2009 5:03:29 pm

Several features about the current economic crisis stand out. The first,of course,is the sheer scale of what preceded it,and the magnitude of what has happened in its wake…

Relax,Aamir and Shah Rukh

March 19, 2009 4:37:04 pm


So Aamir Khan thinks that Shah Rukh Khan is bitter because some of his recent films have not done well at the box office.

Violence – Mindless and Otherwise

March 19, 2009 4:29:10 pm


In India the new air for some,is that you can break the law and get away with it.

Power deludes

March 19, 2009 12:53:36 am

The editorial in the latest issue of the Organiser,titled “Why the Congress is gung-ho…

‘We strove for an institution not an individual’

March 19, 2009 12:52:21 am

Now that the monumental Long March by Pakistan’s lawyers turned into his tour de force on March 16…

Your Lordship no more

March 19, 2009 12:50:28 am

Should a judge be addressed as ‘My Lord’? Is it not a legacy of the colonial past? Is it not a symbol of servitude and slavery?

All resemblances are not coincidental

March 19, 2009 12:49:15 am

The eerie similarity between Sanjay Gandhi and Narendra Modi’s visions of order

Whose legacy?

March 18, 2009 11:00:49 pm

It is ironical that Varun Gandhi would make a hate speech when his mother,Maneka Gandhi is a champion of animal rights and his late father Sanjay,despite the reputation he earned during the Emergency,never did so….

There is an alternative

March 18, 2009 12:52:35 am

The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece,People’s Democracy attacks L. K. Advani for his opinion that the Indian polity can only be bipolar…..

Isle of strife

March 18, 2009 12:50:34 am

As political turmoil envelops Madagascar Alia Allana brings you the background

Will a troubled history repeat itself in Northern Ireland?

March 18, 2009 12:47:47 am

It looks unlikely,as tens of thousands protest recent violence

American embrace

March 18, 2009 12:45:36 am

While the Indian communists continue to peddle their sophomoric anti-Americanism,their counterparts in Beijing are relishing the renewed warmth between….

Playing it unsafe

March 18, 2009 12:41:27 am

What the absence of international cricket means to Karachi

Credible choices

March 17, 2009 11:18:24 pm

The so-called Third Front implies danger because of the many PM aspirants. The ideal situation would be a straight fight between the Congress-led UPA and the BJP-led NDA…..

Trouble comes in threes

March 17, 2009 3:31:15 am

Who’s going to wind up hurt after the unholy triangle between Chaudhry,Zardari and Sharif?

A tale of two TV worlds

March 17, 2009 12:42:01 am

As politicians and anchors bloviate on the elections,entertainment serials deal in hard truths

The unravelling in Nepal

March 17, 2009 12:38:54 am

The whole Maoist political experiment is crying out for a rethink

How the CPM might de-nuke India

March 16, 2009 5:26:20 pm

If the CPM does well and forges a Third Front government,its General Secretary Prakash Karat would be hailed as a hero.

Wooing the young

March 16, 2009 4:19:00 pm

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Until now,political parties generally ignored the young and first-time voter. In the upcoming Parliamentary elections,the focus is on garnering the youth vote.

Fissiparous Front

March 16, 2009 2:16:42 am

Now that the ever-disgruntled elements have herded together as Third Front,with the objective of sharing the fruits of office post-elections…..

The delay syndrome

March 15, 2009 12:52:32 am

The phenomenon of ragging is inhuman. According to our Supreme Court it is violative of the human rights of the victim. The Court issued strict directions in the matter……