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Dog day afternoon
Smugness overwhelms. The Reserve Bank of India, bathed in self-importance, has raised its estimate of the rate of growth in gross domestic product in the current year. Reason: the state of the monsoon, now performing better...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rights of passage
Sir — Nobody is under the illusion that political decisions are meant for the well-being of the peo ...  | Read.. 
 
To make a killing
Sir — It is interesting that the Constitution makes room for organizing agriculture and animal husb ...  | Read.. 
 
Restricted mobility
Sir — The mobile phone revolution has taken the country virtually by storm. A deluge of mobile phon ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TEST CASE
The decision to introduce a form of citizenship test for those seeking to acquire British nationality is certain to prove qui...| Read.. 
 
SPOILT OASIS
Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee may not again call West Bengal “an oasis of peace” anytime soon. The seizure of a huge cache of am...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Some common concerns
Without understanding the basics of the uniform civil code, much has already been said on the subject. This is not to doubt a...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
It is necessary to destroy the pretended nobility, entirely literary and traditional, of marble and bronze...The sculptor can use twenty different materials, or even more, in a single work, provided that the plastic emotion requires it. — UMBERTO BOCCIONI
 
BOOKS
The alchemist
Isaac Newton By James Gleick, Pantheon, $ 22.95...  | Read.. 
 
Simple lives, complex loves
My Father’s Friend & Other Stories By Ashokamitran, Sahitya Akade...  | Read.. 
 
Courage under fire
The Man Who Beat Hitler By Albert Axell, Longman Pearson, £ 19.99...  | Read.. 
 
An Indian abroad
A Biography of Swami Vivekananda By Gautam Ghosh, Rupa, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
Hymn to her
Vande Mataram: The biography of a song By Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Penguin, Rs 150...  | Read.. 
 

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