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How far to the next crisis'
One of the questions Raghuram Rajan will have to focus on, as International Monetary Fund’s new chief economist, is how far the next major payments crisis is, and what the IMF can do to prevent it — and if it occurs, to limit and shorten it....  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
All clear on the West coast
Sir — Barbara Taylor Bradford, being an intelligent woman and author of bestsellers, did not take t ...  | Read.. 
 
Hurdles ahead
Sir — Passengers who have planned to come into or go out of Calcutta by train on September 13 and 1 ...  | Read.. 
 
Forked tongue
Sir — It was amusing to read Ashok Mitra’s reflections on the two languages, Hindi and Urdu (“The b ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
MONITORING ROLE
The creating of confusion to obscure truths is a well-worn strategy. The Supreme Court has decided that the Best Bakery massa...| Read.. 
 
FUNNY BUSINESS
Politics in India often borders on the farcical. Jharkhand’s chief minister, Mr Arjun Munda, would, however, have the people ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Firmly on the recovery path
The persistent slowdown in trade and investment and rising unemployment continue to hold back world economic growth. The rece...  | Read.. 
OPED
With health in mind
Most developing countries implementing economic stabilization or adjustment programmes have no way of expanding health spending without increasing revenues from other sources....  | Read.. 
 
Cracks in the axis
the widening cracks in the mullah-military axis. My affair with Pakistan dates back to 1979, the year I was posted to Karachi, the year Zia-ul-Haq hanged Bhutto, and t...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Political economy (the economy of a State, or of citizens) consists simply in the production, preservation, and distribution, at fittest time and place, of useful or pleasurable things. — JOHN RUSKIN