PMO in no hurry to prosecute
"We feel no urgency on the Vajpayee government's part to quicken
the probe into the Bofors scandal. Similarly, investigations into many
such scandals are pending with us. The Prime Minister's Office seems to
have lost its resolve to deal with these cases," a CBI official told
Rediff On The NeT.
Sanctions, fear of losing legal battle sparked Maruti sellout
Industry ministry insiders say the government decided to compromise with Suzuki over the tussle for supremacy in India's biggest auto maker Maruti Udyog Limited after legal opinion urged the BJP-led regime to patch up with the Japanese firm.
The Danger from China
'I think China views India as its only potential rival in Asia that has the size and the resources to be its equal. Therefore what better than to actively try to hobble India by 'containing' it using its little pal Pakistan as its cat's paw. I also have the sneaky feeling that China looks upon India as a dress-rehearsal for its coming conflict with the West,' says Rajeev Srinivasan.
Lakshmi And Primary Health Care
'The Assistant District Medical Officer explained they were short of X-Ray film: only 30% of the consignment from New Delhi had reached them and nobody knew what had happened to the rest. So they had to use the film sparingly.' Dr A V Ramani resumes her series on life and death in rural India.
Best of the best?
As Coopers & Lybrand prepares to install him at the top of the international cricketing totem-pole, we take a statistical look at Sachin Tendulkar's incredible run in one day internationals. Question to ponder: will he surpass Desmond Haynes, during the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka?