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Two stark options
The bill that will implement reservation of seats in government-aided educational institutions for the other backward castes has finally been placed before parliament. While there is still some uncertainty about the precise nature of the final piece ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Lost harmony
Sir — Swapan Dasgupta’s article, “Difficult words” (Aug 25), looks into the objections raised, main ...  | Read.. 
 
Guarding the guards
Sir — The report, “Law on way to make police humane”(Aug 31), should give Calcuttans, who have desp ...  | Read.. 
 
Spare the child
Sir — Teachers, the once-revered preceptors, are increasingly coming to resemble criminals, as the ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NO IMPEDIMENTS
Capital account convertibility is no longer the buzzword it used to be. In the early Nineties, during the heyday of the Washi...| Read.. 
 
VANISHING ACT
It must be a bizarre government whose ministers go “missing” in dubious action. The story of three ministers in the Jharkhand...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Time to Rebuild Lives
Delhi is once again in the throes of having its shops and commercial establishments in residential areas and other illegal op...  | Read.. 
OPED
The old ardour changeth
Coming in the wake of the Mumbai bomb blasts, the continuing interest in Pakistan’s Balochistan crisis seems to have tapped into a growing aggressive mood at home. For the fir...  | Read.. 
 
Beyond traditional resources
Regarding disposal of low and intermediate level radioactive waste, noteworthy developments took place in 2005 in Belgium, Hungary and the Republic of Korea. In Belgium, at le...  | Read.. 
 
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