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Monday, October 27, 2003
A good start
A JOB WELL begun is nearly half done. The talks on the vexed boundary dispute with China, in a new format, seem to have got a reasonable start last week. Given the sensitive nature of these negotiations and the potentially historic nature of ...
Puppet of Pappapatti
TO NOBODY'S SURPRISE, the newly elected Dalit president of the Pappapatti village panchayat in Tamil Nadu, K. Azhagar, resigned within a minute of his swearing-in. A nominee of the dominant `caste Hindus' of the panchayat, Mr. Azhagar contested ...
Leader Page Articles
By K.K. Katyal
Both the BJP and the Congress plan to focus on their prime ministerial candidates, and the exchanges between them could get nastier in the days to come.
Praying for food security
By Jean Dreze
The hunger-affected families have no idea of their entitlements, no power over the intermediaries who are supposed to help them, and no means of seeking redress when they are short-changed.
India's positive unilateralism
By C. Raja Mohan
NEW DELHI, OCT. 26. After making a big impression with its offer of a package of confidence-building measures last week to Pakistan, the Government must now be prepared to sustain this initiative irrespective of the nature of Islamabad's ...
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