Are we prepared for the big bang migration?

Editorial One You would never fail to notice the excitement in the eyes of those (especially statisticians, immigration officials and the Party in power) when they exclaim (with pride or prejudice), “We are increasingly becoming multicultural and New Zealand is the most tolerant society in the world and welcomes foreigners with open arms.” Rhetoric and propaganda apart, one question that…

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Indian democracy under stress

N V R Swami –  Something went awry somewhere along the political contours in India to trigger a massive disruption of proceedings in Parliament and prompt Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to remind legislators to observe decorum. Mr Mukherjee did not mince words in his address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day anniversary when he briefly touched, though…

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