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A Setback to Nuclear Ambhition

BY INDER MALHOTRA
THE fiasco of the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill, which the United Progressive Alliance government withdrew just before it was scheduled to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday

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Mahila Raj

MR Mulayam Singh’s fear that women’s reservation will leave only 1 per cent male in legislatures after three terms echoes the sense of apocalypse among males to the idea of ceding power to women.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Narendra Modi must Resign
APROPOS the editorial ‘Master of mayhem’ (NT, March 13), the Gulbarg Housing society massacre was one of the most gory in the 2002 Gujarat pogrom where as much as 69 people including the former Congress MP,

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A Model for Goa

A ROADMAP for sustainable development in Goa is an unfinished debate. For instance, the opposition of the local people to mega real estate projects is yet to result in the government developing the blueprint of a judicious land use policy.

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Patronage to Jihad

PAKISTAN is a persistent promise-breaker; so it would be futile to expect a decent behaviour from it. For the second time in the last fortnight the Defence Minister, Mr A K Antony has reiterated that about 42 terrorists camp are still alive in Pak-occupied Kashmir (PoK) region

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Unholy Godmen
DURING the last couple of weeks, there have been startling revelations of several godmen, particularly from North India, being caught in sting operations and other raids.

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Women’s Bill: Big Step for Equality

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI
FOURTEEN years after the legislation was first tabled, India’s Rajya Sabha has passed the Women’s Reservation Bill, which reserves one-third of all seats in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies for women.

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Illicit Cable Operations

THE complexity of security challenges is increasing. In many ways, it has acquired an increasingly dangerous and extremely surprising and shocking character with the perpetrators of the crime moving on to hi-tech devices.

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Liability of a Bill

THE Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh will once again try to convince the Opposition to support the contentious Civil Nuclear Liability Bill for facilitating its adoption during the current session of the Parliament.

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