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The author teaches at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Bill of doubleness
Sir — The comment of the parliamentary affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj — “If we are going to see th ...  | Read.. 
 
Air of panic
Sir — Statements being made by politicians about the relatively low number of the severe acute resp ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — It is common for the Indian media to focus on the phenomenon of eve-teasing every now and the ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SORRY AGAIN
First it was a Union minister, Mr Tapan Sikdar, and then it was a minister of the state, Mr Amar Chowdhury. First the chief m...| Read.. 
 
NO HALF MEASURES
It is the cruellest face of militancy in the Northeast and the saddest testimony of a government’s inability to fight it. Yes...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Forcing down a difficult choice
Abill passed in the Lok Sabha this week is all set to rob Indian mothers of their fundamental right to choose what is best fo...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they’re both just aspirin. — GORE VIDAL
 
BOOKS
To hell and back
The Gate By François Bizot, Harvill, £ 16.99...  | Read.. 
 
Wisdom of the mountains
AN AESTHETIC ADVENTURE (The Art Institute of Chicago and Mapin, $ 39.95...  | Read.. 
 
What the puppets survive
The Brainfever Bird By I. Allan Sealy, Picador, Rs 425...  | Read.. 
 
Probing the quiet on the Western front
WAGING WAR WITHOUT WARRIORS' THE CHANGING CULTURE OF MILITARY CONFLICT By...  | Read.. 
 
Looked at through the lens, darkly
BORN CONFUSED By Tanuja Desai Hidier, Scholastic, $16.95...  | Read.. 
 

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