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Category: Commentary

For Inclusive Growth

A TWENTY per cent increase in the annual plan for the period 2010-11 is a substantial financial gain for Goa.…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Naxal Violence-I THOSE responsible for the Dantewada massacre must be dealt with firmly. Though the tribals may have genuine reasons…

Rising Disparities Fuelling Extremism

BY KULDIP NAYAR NOT many Indians are happy with the prevailing system. Too many disparities have come to be entrenched…

Culture of Reading

THE septuagenarian S G Khanolkar, the president of the Readers Advisory Committee of Ponda has every reason to feel content…

Protecting Policy Holders

THE Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee directing the chiefs of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Insurance…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Minority Status for Schools THE interpretation of minority status for educational institutions, by the Chairman of the National Commission for…

Maoist Conflict and Impact on India

BY SANCHET BARUA THE Maoist insurgency in Nepal which has threatened the polity in the Himalayan Republic has reportedly spread…

Honouring the Dead

Bury them or cremate them, a dead person should be given a decent farewell; all cultures agree to it. Death…

The Fine Line

THE observation of the Air Chief Marshal, Mr P V Naik that any decision on use of airpower to tackle…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Maoist Menace-I MR Rahul Gandhi and Ms Sonia Gandhi’s silence on the Maoist menace can either be called disappointing or…