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In the Press
Turncoats Get It Rough THE FALL of the Madhya Pradesh Government of D P Mishra after 36 MPs had crossed over to the Opposition was fully discussed by the press. Discussion was widespread, because...
 TRIGUNA SEN'S STATEMENT in Parliament announcing the Centre's decision to make the regional language the medium of instruction at all levels of education, including the University stage, elicited...
 tiation within it, there does not appear to be much chance of any substantial trouble or rift in the Government. Some increase of bitterness will, however, result and the people will regard these...
and denunciation, even on very minor issues like the inclusion of a scheduled caste member in the cabinet. One sees, as a result, the odd spectacle of a constituent party of the United Front joining...
Can Local Enterprise Do It? I WENT THROUGH the admirable paper by B V Krishna Murti on "Power Elite Planning for People's Welfare", published in your issue dated 27th May. The case he has made out...
Dealing with China THE LAST WORD on the strange events involving manhandling of Indian and Chinese diplomats in Peking and New Delhi has not yet been said, though tempers in the two capitals seem to...
Banks in the Balance THERE has been much talk of nationalisation of banks' or, to use the euphemism so common these days,; social control of banks. Neither the term "nationalisation" nor "social...
 the socalled breakdown or law ana order the Chief Minister has recently been publicly campaigning about the need for love between the police and the public. He is also reported to have asked the...
decided that the time was right for a showdown. The choice left for Israel is ap- paling. To climb down would be clear submission and would have a disastrous effect on the deterrent power of the...
bwe been more than 200 in W Bengal in the last two months, and the statement of S A Dange at the meeting of the tripartite Standing Labour Committee that he would rfr- ganise them (gheraos) with a...
doing away with the discriminatory clause which prevents workers in public sector projects, for example, from enjoying the same rights as their colleagues in the private sector. It debars, for...
16,000. Like policemen everywhere in India, Delhi's police are ill-paid. A constable draws Rs 75 a month and gets an annual increment of Re 1. The Head Constable gets an annual increment of Rs 3,...
Presidential Politics THE CHOICE of the President has stirred up a controversy which will not be stilled till the final election results are out. The Opposition nominee, K Subba Rao, has wisely...
 Summing up the discussion on the decline in economic growth the Survey suggests that "the consequences of this series of vicious circles need not be exaggerated. .. Even without any deliberate...
Messy End of Consensus HARDLY any one of the principals involved in the matter of election of the President and Vice-President has come out untainted
THE CIA has been very much discussed for its alleged activities in India. But despite all the discussion in parliament and press, no hard evidence has been produced. "This country", said the...
Now that Morarji Desai has settled down as Deputy Prime Minister and, more importantly, as Finance Minister with — apart from his sixteen point programme — apparently clear-cut ideas about what he...
 a State is as much internal cohesion as threats from the outside. If both are absent, the results, particularly when the economy is stagnating, are predictable.
view cannot be regarded as important. They are Thakorbhai Desai and Gordhandas Chokhawala, who came into the Congress in 1920. They have remained true to the spirit and outlook of the nationalism of...
On Coalition Governments INDIAN PRESS has a reputation for playing up foreign affairs both in the news and editorial columns. In recent months, however, there has been a healthy change in the...
The Shake-Up THE ELECTIONS, the election results and the problems arising from the defeat of the Congress in several States naturally received massive treatment in the Indian press. "Three Cheers...
the rest of the country. Undoubtedly there was enthusiasm in certain areas, leading frequently to unseemly conflicts. There were riots, stone- throwing and the rest of it, involving even the Prime...
since the price chargeable to the public is higher than that charge- able to Government agencies. The Government is sceptical about the industry's ability to meet the demand for cement once...
February 11, 1967 Banks and separate currencies. Exchange control restrictions in Tanzania have been in existence for some time but they have now been extended to cover even transactions between the...
January 14, 1967 In the case of the Assam hill districts
weekly press more than Sant Fateh Singh's threat to immolate himself if his. demands were not conceded. For a whole week the country had been teetering on the brink of disaster and when a compromise...
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