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Witnessing Ayodhya
Indian members of parliament have an impressive record of forcing unscheduled adjournments of Parliament for the flimsiest of reasons. On the face of it, the disruption that marked the first three days of the monsoon session appeared politically sign...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Across the board
Sir — It is difficult to decide whether one must rejoice at or mourn “Women into boardrooms before ...  | Read.. 
 
Language does not matter
Sir — Ashok Mitra has got so carried away in his adoration of the Sahni brothers and the heritage o ...  | Read.. 
 
Not a healthy sign
Sir — “Biryani and transfers on doctors’ plate” (July 15) tells us about the hurried meeting of doc ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STILL HOPELESS
The survival or stability of a government that is dysfunctional may not mean anything. Bihar, therefore, had little cause for...| Read.. 
 
BACKWARD PASS
A salve may soothe, but not necessarily heal, the wound. Something of that sort could be happening to the Bahujan Samajwadi P...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Another slice of the quota cake
Politicians never run out of ways to cling on to power. Two decades ago, the Congress had coined its slogan, “garibi hatao...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
I was never attached to that great sect,/ Whose doctrine is that each one should select/ Out of the crowd a mistress or a friend,/ And all the rest, though fair and wise, commend/ To cold oblivion. — P.B. SHELLEY
 
BOOKS
New grammar
Print, Folklore and Nationalism in Colonial South India By Stuart Blackbur...  | Read.. 
 
Prevent a sudden death
STORIES FROM INDIAN FOOTBALL By Jaydeep Basu, UBS, Rs. 195...  | Read.. 
 
Out of a long shadow
The Life and Times of G.D. Birla By Medha M. Kudaisya Oxford, Rs 850 ...  | Read.. 
 
Inspecting history
Random Reminiscences of a Police Officer under two flags By D.G. Bhattacha...  | Read.. 
 
The difference is in the foundation
Teaching communication skills is a mammoth industry now. It extends all the way from schools and ...  | Read.. 
 
Silkworms in a violent world