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Better at saving the world
On the day that the man whom the mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, calls “the greatest threat to life on this planet” descended on his city, Michael Foot, probably the best prime minister Britain never had, told me, “You Indians are better at saving...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Facts into fiction
Sir — Given Taslima Nasreen’s record of exposing “naked truths”, one wonders who her next victim mi ...  | Read.. 
 
Overlooking east'
Sir — In “The new Shangri La” (Nov 13), Jairam Ramesh misreads the signals when he accuses the Indi ...  | Read.. 
 
Green concerns
Sir — It is good news that Calcutta has emerged as a regular haunt for Mumbai filmmakers. The prese ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BARE TRUTH
A squabble about the truth of a sexual liaison mentioned in a book cannot be reason for a court case. This is typical of the region: people assume their heroes have no sex life ...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If you can talk with crowds, and keep your virtue/ Or walk with Kings — nor lose the common touch,/ If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,/ If all men count with you, but none too much;/ if you can fill the unforgiving minute/ With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,/ Your’s is the earth and everything that’s in it/ And — which is more — you’ll be a Man, my son! — RUDYARD KIPLING
 
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Iron lady of Chennai
For a few months, I basked in the sunny smiles of J. Jayalalithaa and was granted the privilege of addressing her as Amu. She...  | Read..