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The boss assumes charge
(a) any third-party mediation on Kashmir is out; and (b) the valley is an inalienable part of India. The facts of life have now come to cramp New Delhi’s stance on both issues. Having put all of one’s eggs into the basket of American backing for thw...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Crying wolf
Sir — Clare Short, formerly international department secretary in Tony Blair’s government, could n ...  | Read.. 
 
Child’s play
Sir — The picture of the child bride and groom on the front page of The Telegraph (May 6) gives the ...  | Read.. 
 
Unequal share
Sir — I do not understand the logic behind the decision of the West Bengal transport minister, Subh ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
RING TONE
The companies (amendment) bill, presented to the Rajya Sabha, is virtually the only movement on the reform front. There is a ...| Read.. 
 
CATCHING UP
International fame comes to West Bengal most often for highly dubious distinctions. Its latest achievement is to catch up wit...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
With an eye to the future
The latest monetary and credit policy of the Reserve Bank of India governor, Bimal Jalan, is framed in the background of a ro...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Yet the sweet converse of an innocent mind,/ Whose words are images of thoughts refined,/ Is my soul’s pleasure; and it sure must be/ Almost the highest bliss of human-kind,/ When to thy haunts two kindred spirits flee. — JOHN KEATS
 
BOOKS
A different time
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY IN INDIAN HISTORY: EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION Edited by P.J. Marshall, Oxford, Rs 650...  | Read.. 
 
Being Empire’s children
DANCING ROUND THE MAYPOLE: GROWING OUT OF BRITISH INDIA By Rani Sircar, Rupa, Rs 195...  | Read.. 
 
Yardstick of success
GLORY AND AGONY OF PAKISTAN HOCKEY By Sardar Khan, Hassan Zai, Rs 600...  | Read.. 
 
High on information
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF TERRORISM By Harvey W. Kushner, Sage, $ 99.95...  | Read.. 
 
Index of an author's skills
It is true, as many professional indexers will tell you, that the best person to compile an index...  | Read.. 
 

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