ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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of the warning made by a CPl(M) MP, Amal Dutta, about the lack of proper scrutiny (both of the financial and the safety aspects) in the processing of these projects by the AEC It was against this background that the erstwhile ANERT director, R V G Menon wrote a letter in a Malayalam daily questioning a statement made by the AEC chairman, P K Iyengar, about the inevitability and desirability of a nuclear power station in Kerala. Menon paid the price by being sacked by the CPI(M)-led government! PAKISTAN Not Back to Square One THE dismissal of Benazir Bhutto and her government and the dissolution of the national assembly were not entirely unexpected. Nor for that matter were these actions Undemocratic' in the context of democracy as practised in Pakistan within a constitutional framework which gave such powers to a nominated president as to make an elected prime minister very often powerless.

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