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Cash for votes

Views:479 | Posted on November 16, 2010

Indians may get an idea or two from the coming presidential election in Haiti that has seen clever candidates hoofing it across the seas to the US as part of their campaign.Indian parliamentarians fin.. Read full story

Aung San Suu Kyi

Views:452 | Posted on November 16, 2010

Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally walks free.She is entirely right to talk of dialogue with the military junta but the release of this political prisoner, who has spent 15 of the.. Read full story

Good riddance

Views:416 | Posted on November 16, 2010

It is wholly welcome that the political process has obtained the ouster of A Raja as telecom minister.The Opposition can take legitimate credit for this achievement but should now allow Parliament to .. Read full story

Delicious deals

Views:419 | Comments:1 | Posted on November 15, 2010

If a vase found in their late parents' attic in England can fetch £43 million for two bemused siblings, there is no telling what the odd painted Chinese plate or jade figurine in the family show.. Read full story

Industrial output data

Views:411 | Comments:1 | Posted on November 15, 2010

The slowdown in industrial production to a 16-month low in September raises some questions about the sustainability of economic recovery, but more about the quality of the data and the propriety of.. Read full story

Small steps at Seoul

Views:504 | Comments:1 | Posted on November 15, 2010

IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn's remark that this G20 was more a G20 of debate than a G20 of conclusion does not do justice to what has been achieved at the just-concluded summit in Seou.. Read full story

India should stop taking soft loans

Views:371 | Comments:1 | Posted on November 14, 2010

Six years ago, when the NDA launched the India Shining campaign, questions were raised which India was shining?Similarly, when we say now that India has “risen” the same question will aris.. Read full story

Getting the arte-facts right

Views:350 | Comments:1 | Author:Amitabh Singh | Posted on November 14, 2010

I was quite surprised when Rajeev invited me to his home after we finished our regular Sunday walk.Normally he would not let me come within 30 yards of his house ever since I kicked his beloved dog.Th.. Read full story

Marching to the same tune

Views:384 | Comments:1 | Author:T K Arun | Posted on November 14, 2010

We have had an extremely useful G20 summit,said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh briefing journalists on board his special aircraft.The satisfaction of having had all his suggestions accommodated in the .. Read full story

Pious sinners!

Views:391 | Posted on November 13, 2010

Evelyn De Morgan's 1909 painting The Worship of Mammon portrays a woman at the knees of a faceless beast holding a dark coin pouch.Dressed in wrinkled old clothing, she seems hopeless and distracted, .. Read full story

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