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Too much of a good thing
The author is an economist at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Appointed to disappoint
Sir — Government jobs are lucrative in most cases, but they can prove to be quite costly occasional ...  | Read.. 
 
Intolerance zone
Sir — S.L. Rao has pulled no punches at the propagators of a uni-dimensional view of events in “Hin ...  | Read.. 
 
Commercial irritants
Sir— The European Union has banned the use of terms like “mild” and “light” on cigarette packs. Thi ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir— The former chief minister of West Bengal, Jyoti Basu, is not known to have maintained sobriety ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE GREEN
The origins of cricket, like many other aspects of the game, are tied up with legends. For lovers of cricket, the name of Ham...| Read.. 
 
COLD WELCOME
The lack of a coherent and consistent Indian policy towards Islamabad is once again in evidence with the government’s latest ...| Read.. 
 
OF EQUAL WEIGHT
India never had an infant survival rate to boast of, and the latest study conducted jointly by the Central government’s depar...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
now to have a friend in deed
Senior officials of the Defence Research and Development Organization were in Chandipur around the end of December last year ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
A politician is a man who understands government, and it takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who has been dead ten or fifteen years. — HARRY S. TRUMAN
 
BOOKS
An Indian affair
Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India By William Dalrymple, Vik...  | Read.. 
 
In the beginning was the green
The origins of cricket, like many other aspects of the game, are tied up wi...  | Read.. 
 
Man and superstar
Amitabh Bachchan By Khalid Mohamed, Saraswathi, Rs 2,950...  | Read.. 
 
Equality above everything
The Essential Writings of B.R. Ambedkar Edited by Valerian Rodrigues, O...  | Read.. 
 
It’s a cruel world
The Future of Human Rights By Upendra Baxi, Oxford, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 

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