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Papers out of a bag
The budget speech was a great success. The finance bill was an utter disaster. Paraphrasing Oscar Wilde, that's one way to describe the budget for 2005-06. This hype over budget day, created largely by the media, is unwarranted. Government policy has...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Price of a tall tale
Sir ' If a young student from Ballia, Saurabh Singh, tried to fool his villagers, and in the proces ...  | Read.. 
 
Gender sensitive
Sir ' It was heartening to note that henceforth eunuchs will not have to agonize over the male or f ...  | Read.. 
 
Loss and gain
Sir ' It was shocking to see India let go of the advantage in the first test against Pakistan in Mo ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SPEAKERS' MEET
There is a disconcerting tendency in Indian public life to shy away from debate on important issues. The speaker of the Lok S...| Read.. 
 
CLEAN THE BOX
Censorship and a mature democracy are at odds with each other. Yet a government that calls itself 'progressive' has joined ha...| Read.. 
 
PERSONAL POLITICAL
 
Despite the distance
In 2004, 527 women were 'assassinated' in Guatemala; this year, the figure is 238 already. It is, says the Guatemalan journal...  | Read.. 
OPED
Sounding hollow
It may never be fully known who in the Congress leadership were responsible for the mess in Jharkhand. No one wants to take the responsibility when things go so hopelessly wro...  | Read.. 
 
Through the smokescreen
The objective of this Convention and its protocols is to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people, there comes a time when every act of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt. ' JOHN REED