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The yogi is the commissar
The roles, it would seem, were pre-arranged. Narendra Modi was to take the low road, which task he has accomplished with aplomb. If he had his way, the train at Godhra would burn for ever. But the low road was considered not enough; somebody had to t...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Creatures of habit
Sir — Political leaders are wont to first make a mess of things and then take years cleaning it up ...  | Read.. 
 
Killer at large
Sir— The death of H. Nagappa reflects badly on the governments of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as well ...  | Read.. 
 
Slow post
Sir— On October 3, 2002, I sent Rs 300, via speed post, from the Tollygunge post office to m ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — If the news of one actor’s divorce suit graces the front page (“It’s Lagaan to end an innings ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
GETTING CLOSER
There is much to rejoice in the fact that Anees Ibrahim is in the hands of the United Arab Emirates police. He is among India...| Read.. 
 
SHARED CONCERN
Desperate situations call for desperate remedies. In proposing to retrench some 12,000 employees, Calcutta’s mayor, Mr Subrat...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Little justice behind the bars
It was the overcrowding of prisons all over West Bengal as a result of the recent lawyers’ strike that finally led to a compr...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The discussion of any subject is a right that you have brought into the world with your heart and tongue. Resign your heart’s blood before you part with this inestimable privilege of man. — PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
 
BOOKS
Out of Bohemia
Ignorance By Milan Kundera, Faber, £ 10.99...  | Read.. 
 
Tally of the wastage
the Era of the Imperial Bank of India, 1921-1955 By Abhik Ray, et al, ...  | Read.. 
 
Learning the ropes
Knowledge, Pedagogy and Consciousness By Avijit Pathak, Rainbow, Rs 3...  | Read.. 
 
Not all dressed but ready to go
BETWEEN RECESSED DETERRENT AND REaDY ARSENAL By Ashley J. Tellis, Oxf...  | Read.. 
 
Keep to the selling point
Someone once compared bestsellers to Darjeeling tea leaves — you use them o...  | Read.. 
 

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