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Wealth Sharing

ACROSS the world, corporates are beginning to think of ways on how to increase their contribution to social causes. Very often, industrial and commercial enterprises have been accused of not being generous enough to spend their money on anything that would not yield them profits.

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Beating about the Bush

MUST when things started looking bright and optimism was being expressed that the relations between India and Pakistan were getting back to track after the ‘positive’ talk between the foreign ministers of two countries, the Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani has struck a discordant note.

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BJP: Time to do Some Rethinking

BY SONDIP BHATTACHARYA
WILL the Don Quixote’s wandering in a secular garb with their rusted lances be able to upstage the BJP as the principal Opposition party in the country?

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Rebuilding Trust in Kashmir

THE Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh’s two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir began on Monday on a note of assurance to the people of the state that any injustice on the part of the military or paramilitary forces against civilians would not be tolerated.

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Restraining Young Tourists

SEVERAL road accidents involving young persons visiting Goa as tourists have taken place in the past few days, leading to some tragic deaths and injuries.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Macchil Encounter
THERE is an allegation that the army in Kashmir lured three young men to come to the line of control and killed them in a ‘fake’ encounter. On the face of it, it is hard to believe such a story. Anyway, since an enquiry has been ordered, the truth will come out as a result.

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Three Years of Political Fire Fighting

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT
THE government led by the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat would complete three years tomorrow. Amazingly, these three years witnessed robust state GDP growth, buoyant revenue income and record spurt in bank deposits.

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Devil May Care

THE resignation of the Tourism Minister, Mr Francisco Pacheco might prove to be the beginning of the end of a very ‘eventful’–both in the positive as well as negative sense–political career.

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