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Those Lara sixes
The first day of June. Something quite out of the ordinary happened in St. George’s, capital city of the state of Grenada. The teeny-weeny island-country in the Caribbeans was the locale of the last of the seven one-day cricket fixtures between Austr...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Always upstaged
Sir — Thank god for small mercies. We have only guest appearances of Mamata Banerjee in the law cou ...  | Read.. 
 
Railing against
Sir — What a way to celebrate 150 years of the Indian Railways (“No food, water on late Rajdhani”, ...  | Read.. 
 
Don’t spoil the show
Sir — Mobile phones prove their usefulness in times of emergency. But not many would share the same ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BEHIND THE SCENE
Peace is hard work, and the prime minister is willing to take it on. That is the clearest signal to have been received so far from the ...| Read.. 
 
RUNNING AMOK
Power breeds insanity. State power breeds a state of insanity. This axiom is illustrated by the sudden flurry of unnecessary ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Saving a process from doom
Another round of talks ended recently on the same “positive note” between the government’s interlocutor, K. Padmanabhaiah, an...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Desire of power, on earth a vicious weed,/ Yet, sprung from high, is of celestial seed:/ In God ’tis glory; and when men aspire,/ ’Tis but a spark too much of heavenly fire. — JOHN DRYDEN
 
BOOKS
Blood ties
COUSINS, RIVALS, QUEENS By Jane Dunn, HarperCollins, £ 13.50...  | Read.. 
 
In search of new enemies
POWER, POLITICS AND THE SHIV SENA By Julia Eckert, Oxford, Rs 595...  | Read.. 
 
The uncomfortable couch of identity
Edward Said’s writings are nothing if not provocative and always full of ne...  | Read.. 
 
What women really want
FEMINISM AND POPULAR CULTURE By Ipshita Chanda, Stree, Rs 450...  | Read.. 
 
An adventure in Venice
THE THIEF LORD By Cornelia Funke, Scholastic, $ 16.95...  | Read.. 
 

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