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Civis Britannicus Sum
“You should write a novel,” the husband of an old English friend remarked to me over a drink at the Groucho Club some ten years ago, “With a name like yours you could even win the Booker Prize.” Being a successful cartoonist with an impish ability to...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
When the gun speaks
Sir — The phenomenon of casteism has a peculiar tenacity in the badlands of Bihar which remain lock ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — The International Plan of Action on Ageing adopted at the first World Assembly on Ageing in V ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ON MORAL GROUNDS
The rule of the game in Indian politics is to ask one’s opponents, and never one’s own people, to quit on “moral grounds”. Th...| Read.. 
 
DAWN OF PROMISE
India’s “look East” policy is finally beginning to yield rich dividends. By all accounts, the visit of the prime minister, Mr...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
A home for the poor
The first Monday in the month of October is celebrated as World Habitat Day across the globe. Sadly, millions of poor Indians...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
If I make the lashes dark/ And the eyes more bright/ And the lips more scarlet,/ Or ask if all be right/ From mirror after mirror,/ No Vanity’s displayed:/ I’m looking for the face I had/ Before the world was made. — WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
 
BOOKS
Relentlessly ABCD
The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri, HarperCollins, £ 9.99...  | Read.. 
 
Between the lines
It is commonly believed that bureaucrats are only interested in their caree...  | Read.. 
 
Faith and things mundane
Tales told by mystics By Manoj Das, Sahitya Akademy, Rs 180...  | Read.. 
 
Give the devil his due
Military Commander By Rupert Matthews, Arcturus, £ 9.99...  | Read.. 
 
PRIVATE GOES PUBLIC
22 March-15 august 1947 Edited by Lionel Carter, Manohar, Rs 850...  | Read.. 
 

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