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Neat figures
The author is an economist at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Capital folly
Sir — It speaks volumes of Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s self-importance that he “cold-shouldered” an i ...  | Read.. 
 
Not by the book
Sir — Academicians will surely be shocked at the news that some universities were asked by the Uni ...  | Read.. 
 
Left turns
Sir — Whatever be the pious objectives mouthed by the Left Front government, militant trade unioni ...  | Read.. 
 
Die for a cause
Sir — What was Jayant Chitale’s motive in setting up a Hindustan Atma Ghataki Pathak (Indian suicid ...  | Read.. 
 
Errata
The report, “Gujarat cloud on Oxford lecture” (Nov 21), incorrectly mentions that the Oxford Islami ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
LET’S DO IT
Even goldfish in the privacy of bowls do it, Mumbai’s hapless lovers might have pleaded à la Cole Porter. The police h...| Read.. 
 
SLOW TO CHANGE
It is one of the paradoxes of human nature that people want change and yet resist it. The reformer must therefore anticipate ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Simply choke them of funds
Insurgency is not the same as terrorism. Unlike terrorists, insurgents are citizens who indulge in endemic violence in the ar...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
I am suspicious of guilt in myself and in other people: it is usually a way of not thinking, or of announcing one’s own fine sensibilities the better to be rid of them. — LILLIAN FLORENCE HELLMAN
 
BOOKS
Bombay boys
Identity Politics, ‘Mumbai’ and the Postcolonial city By Thomas Blom Hans...  | Read.. 
 
The genius of Pablo Picasso
The last self-portrait...  | Read.. 
 
Still among the first
Looking objectively...  | Read.. 
 
An Afghan interlude
The Mulberry Empire By Philip Hensher, Flamingo, £ 17.99...  | Read.. 
 
Some impious observations
The Writer and the World By V.S. Naipaul, Picador, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 

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