Archive for December, 2011

Religiosity in a multi-religious world

From time immemorial the faithful have believed their religion to have originated through the divine inspiration of a universal supreme being. To them, indeed to...

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Why Justice Katju is wrong

The Delhi-based Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) and the Press Club of India (PCI) were to hold a panel discussion on November 12 on the new Press Council...

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A fair auto fare

Several cities in India are in the process of building Mass Rapid Transport Systems. Delhi already has a Metro. Mumbai is building one to supplement the local trains....

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The concrete constitution

The recent anti-corruption campaigns may not increase probity in public life but they have certainly sparked a debate about the Indian Constitution. Politicians,...

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Pareto

Political economy of Greece crisis French Prime Minister Nicholas Sarkozy (and many others before him) recently commented that it was a mistake to allow Greece...

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Filter

Eliminating piracy in the Horn of Africa MICHIEL HIJMANS, former commander of NATO’s anti-piracy ‘Operation Ocean Shield’ tracks the shift in piracy over...

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Parliament House

Upcoming Laws on Delivery of Public Services

One of the key demands by Anna Hazare on the Lok Pal Bill was to include provisions to redress grievances of citizens. Indeed, this demand was one of the three...

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Duqu: an indicator of the next Stuxnet?

Stuxnet worm was first reported in June 2010 and was credited with several exploits, including sabotaging the Iranian nuclear reactors and possibly even causing...

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A (WTF) downgrade

Image: Eric Parker It was a bad day at the office for Indian economy on the 9th November, even if it was not one for the Indian cricketers at the Delhi Feroz Shah...

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Water are we arguing about?

Image: International Rivers Transboundary waters are largely viewed as drivers of conflict – creating potential avenues for “water wars” between nation states...

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