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To break the vicious circle
Yet another round of interest cuts followed the Reserve Bank of India’s recent announcement of a reduction in the bank rate. It seems that the RBI...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Reconsidering the statistics
Sir — The report, “Lies, damn lies & Bengal statistics” (May 29), seems to be based on inadequa ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SLEIGHT OF TONGUE
There is no such thing as an off-the-cuff remark in the cunning art of politics. Every comment, even the apparently throwaway...| Read.. 
 
NOT YET DAWN
The “new dawn” that Ms Aung Sang Suu Kyi had seen for Myanmar last May, after her release from house arrest, has long since b...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it. — ALEXANDER IVANOVICH HERZEN
 
BOOKS
The burden of a gift
Sita’s Curse Stories of Dowry Victims By Seema Sirohi, HarperCollins, R...  | Read.. 
 
Relaying modernity
Princes, Education and Empire in Colonial India By Manu Bhagavan, Ox...  | Read.. 
 
Bird’s eye view of a community
THE MUSLIMS OF INDIA A Documentary Record Edited by A.G. Noorani Oxford...  | Read.. 
 
FIRST RUMBLINGS
KRAKATOA The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 By Simon Winchester, HarperCollins, $25.95...  | Read.. 
 
STICK TO THE BEATEN TRACK
Take a look at Sunday’s bestsellers’ lists or last week’s, or next week’s, and you’ll easily conclude that mediocrity is the...  | Read.. 
 

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