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aturday September 22, 2007


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From, September 09, 2007 to September 22, 2007 

Advani Should Become The Prime Minister: Shatru

Cine star-turned-parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha has, of late, undergone a change of heart. From the

hurly-burly of politics, the BJP Rajya Sabha MP, nowadays, is engrossed in doing things, more charitable.

'Key Concern Is Lack Of Post-Violence Justice'

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) recently held a public hearing for minorities, the first of its

kind in Mumbai, and met Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. Well-known academic and

member of the NCM, Zoya Hasan, speaks to . . . . .

‘They Said I’D Taken One Lakh Per Goal . . . People Used To Introduce Me As Mr Negi Of Those

Seven Goals’

My guest this week is the original Kabir Khan (of Chak De India), Mir Ranjan Negi, who didn’t quite fail to

score the goal, but paid the price for consuming too many.

Our Information Protection Laws Are Inadequate

The rising cyber crimes and recent incidents of compromise of privacy involving social networking sites

underscore the importance of information security and the role lawyers need to play to ensure it...

‘Handling Of Land Acquisition Is The Litmus Test Of India’S Sez Policy’

It is left to the SEZ developer and the owner of the land to strike a deal at the market price of the land.

The real issue is: Giving a fair deal to the farmers.— MR YOGESH ASHAR AND MR KANU DOSHI, AUTHORS


‘All Parties Pursue Our Agenda’

Varavara Rao has been the face of the Marxist-Leninist movement and the revolutionary writers in

Andhra Pradesh for nearly four decades.

‘A Question Of Rights, Not Development’

IT may be a coincidence, but the signals are far-reaching. After having witnessed for three years the

State governments’ indifference to utilising Central funds meant for socio-economic programmes in the

naxal-affected districts, the Planning . . . .

Bulgarian Pm Hopes To Re-Energise Ties With India

Bulgaria may be part of India’s traditional arc of friends, but as this eastern European nation steps into

the European Union, India and Bulgaria are re-energising ties, with more trade and investment calling the


Moving On, But With The '9-11 Family' Tag

"The 9/11 changed our lives dramatically. However, we had to move on, because we knew Jupiter would

have wanted us to do so. But the 9/11 family tag continues to stick with us," says Nancy McCardle


‘Even If A Democratic Government Makes Mistakes, That Does Not Mean The Army Should

Overthrow It’

On the eve of his departure to Pakistan, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif spoke to Newsweek’s Ron

Moreau on telephone. Excerpts from the interview:

'More Science Means Greater Scientific Temper'

In under a decade, the Science Olym-piad Foundation (SOF) established by its Delhi-based executive

director, Mahabir Singh, has got students interested in the pure sciences.

‘Every Poem Must Be Therapy’

Croatian poet Lana Derkac portrays the violence and pain of the erstwhile Yugoslavia through her work.

Top Five Tax Issues In India From A Global Perspective Interview

Though not formalised in tax law, the limits on the quantum of permissible debt envisaged under foreign

exchange guidelines act as an alternative mechanism to counter tax abuse to a certain extent.  


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