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The brothers Sahni
Hindi unfortunately is not a patch on Urdu. Munshi Premchand, whose early education was in a madrasah, knew it. He wrote his first novel in Urdu. But he was in a dilemma: the lie of the linguistic land was....  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Blame game
Sir — As in December 6, 1992, when he tamely assented to L.K. Advani’s telephonic...  | Read.. 
 
Crooked shadow
Sir — No matter how much Tony Blair tries to pass the buck, the tragic death of David Kelly will co ...  | Read.. 
 
Stating facts
Sir — With reference to the report, “Abortion miscarries” (July 14), we would like to emphasize tha ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SAVE YOUR LUNGS
Calling the Dhakuria lakes “Calcutta’s lungs” sounds like a rather grim joke. With the West Bengal government doing nothing a...| Read.. 
 
COMMON UNEASE
It never seems the right time to talk about the uniform civil code. Yet not only is it one of the directive principles of the...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Lend a hand to clean up the mess
The occupation of Iraq and the sufferings of Iraqis have been telecast by multiple channels to viewers all over the world. Bu...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
It’s better to be dead, or even perfectly well, than to suffer from the wrong affliction. The man who owns up to arthritis in a beri-beri year is as lonely as a woman in a last month’s dress. — OGDEN NASH
 
BOOKS
Inner persons
SELECTIONS FROM NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY INDIAN WRITING IN E...  | Read.. 
 
Beyond nation as people
COMMONALITY AND MENTALITY BEFORE THE EMERGENCE OF INDIAN NATIONALISM By R...  | Read.. 
 
Modern above all
NEHRU REVISITED Edited by M.V. Kamath, Nehru Centre, Rs 650...  | Read.. 
 
The dead weight of the past
A TWISTED CUE By Rohit Handa, Ravi Dayal, Rs 450...  | Read.. 
 
A man and his masks

SHROUD by John Banville, Picador, £ 3.50. John Banville has a certain obsession with...  | Read.. 

 

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