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Friday, August 19, 2005
Thackeray versus Thackeray
In true Shiv Sena tradition, the public spat between the two Thackeray cousins, Raj and Uddhav, was resolved behind closed doors after a three-hour meeting with the party's undisputed leader, Bal Thackeray. However, the differences between Raj, ...
Tigers don't need company
The report of the Tiger Task Force of the Government of India that was submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently provides fresh confirmation, if any were needed, that the biggest threat to the future of the charismatic animal comes ...
Leader Page Articles
Gross breach of privilege but beneath contempt
By Somnath Chatterjee, Speaker of the Lok Sabha
"Freedom of the press, a cherished fundamental right in our country, cannot comprise deliberately tendentious and motivated attacks on the great institutions of this Republic. Gross breach of privilege has been committed. However, since it will be b eneath the dignity of this great institution to take further note of the motivated imputations, I treat this matter as closed."
All in the family
By Kalpana Sharma
Will the patch-up between Uddhav and Raj hold till the 2007 Mumbai municipal elections?
Versions the police put out
By Simon Hattenstone
'Police sources' routinely vilify victims and excuse police actions.
The Rosa Parks of the anti-war movement
By Vijay Prashad
The protest outside President Bush's ranch by Cindy Sheehan, whose soldier son was killed in action, has raised awareness of the continued devastation in Iraq.
The second age of globalisation
By Larry Elliott
Welcome to the second age of globalisation, and the labour practices of Victorian mill owners.
Bulgarian treasure outranks Trojan gold
By Helena Smith
The hoard unearthed near the Bulgarian capital matches the one found at Troy in 1873.
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