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After the great leap
If Xian is the past, Beijing the present and Shanghai the future, as they say in China, the totality recalls the Bengali saying about a Hindu convert to Islam gorging only on beef. In their great leap forward from communism to capitalism, the Chinese...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Little wars on the small screen
Sir — Sony Set Max must sorely want to ask Ruby Bhatia to shut up, for once (“Get a woman, but a c ...  | Read.. 
 
Fair deal
Sir — Hindustan Lever Limited should have pulled out its fairness cream advertisements long ago, bu ...  | Read.. 
 
State of traffic
Sir — The state government’s decision to issue fresh permits to 2,000 auto-rickshaws is not a very ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
LAW IN PRACTICE
Flawless in principle, the Supreme Court’s decision on electoral reforms ignores a reality in which the reinforced laws will...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
What knows the law/ That thieves do pass on thieves' What’s open made to justice,/ That justice seizes.’Tis very pregnant:/ The jewel that we find, we stoop and tak’t/ Because we see it, but what we do not see/ We tread upon and never think of it. — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Happiness is godliness
There is a strong element of the killjoy in all religions except Hinduism. Most religions laud abstinence from pleasures like...  | Read..