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Ambivalence is the best policy
The most popular television newsmagazine in the United States of America, 60 Minutes on CBS, telecast a programme last weekend on the Indian Institutes of Technology, which got India more mileage in American drawing rooms than all the promotio...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Thinking cricket first
Sir — Whatever one has to say about England’s performance in the World Cup, one must give Nasser Hu ...  | Read.. 
 
Scarred forever
Sir — One year after the pogrom in Gujarat, little has changed by way of making the state a safe an ...  | Read.. 
 
In the net at last
Sir — The murder of Rajendra Yadav, the key witness in the case against the Uttar Pradesh member of ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Sahara India Pariwar’s meteoric rise is no doubt impressive. But not reason enough to adverti ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STEP BACK
There is bad news for Indian Muslim women. The seventeenth conference of the Muslim personal law board has stated that there ...| Read.. 
 
NIGHT WATCH
An open labour market cannot differentiate along lines of gender. India moved a step in this direction with the approval of t...| Read.. 
 
OPED
Nothing but double standards
Third, once big powers start to dream of regime change — a process already begun by the Perles and Wolfowitzs of this country — there is simply no end in sight. Isn’t it outra...  | Read.. 
 
Where Mani got it wrong
I have long been an admirer of Mani Shankar Aiyar’s columns. Like the man himself, they are racy, witty, combative and free of jargon, if not always politically astute. I have...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The self-fulfilling prophecy is, in the beginning, a false definition of the situation evoking a new behaviour which makes the originally false conception come true. The specious validity of the self-fulfilling prophecy perpetuates a reign of terror. — ROBERT K. MERTON