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The pettifoggers
Iraq burns, the people there die like flies, the rest of the world watches hopelessly, maybe now and then rages in frustration. Thereby is raised a fundamental question which is in fact that mother of all fundamental questions. Do five thousand years...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Sense and insensibility
Sir — L.K. Advani’s endorsement of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed’s “healing touch” even after the Nadimarg ...  | Read.. 
 
In the name of the holy cow
Sir — India is a democratic and secular country. This implies that no single religion is preferred ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Much as I love Calcutta and its people, I feel angry and sad to see how dirty we keep our cit ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
POOR TARGETING
The government is never tired of flogging the Antyodaya Anna Yojana, be it through the budget speech or the Economic Surve...| Read.. 
 
ROLE MODEL
Fitness for competition and higher learning are not the same things. It becomes necessary to recite this truism if an old and...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
It’s Time to Review the POTA
Less than a year since the Prevention of Terrorism Act was adopted on March 26, 2002, the Union home minister, L.K. Advani, a...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one’s own character to oneself. — TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
 
BOOKS
Soft smile and sweet prattle
ROMANTIC MOMENTS IN INDIAN POETRY & PAINTING (Mapin, Rs 1,950)...  | Read.. 
 
There has been nobody quite like him
my autobiography By Garry Sobers Headline, £ 3.25...  | Read.. 
 
Let the many voices be heard
India Edited by Erin B. Mee, Oxford, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
Quick to make, quicker to forget
“When the strike of the hawk breaks the back of its prey, it is because ...  | Read.. 
 

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