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Feel good, but not better
A mid-year review of the Indian economy was recently presented by the government of India. It added to the feel-good factor in the economy by improving on earlier predictions of the rate of growth of gross domestic product this year, pitching it at a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Aiming high, naturally
Sir — There is no reason Najma Heptullah should have “stunned” Congressmen with her snub at the Raj ...  | Read.. 
 
Serving without love
Sir — Politicians consider bureaucrats to be their own servants. It is unfortunate that despite the ...  | Read.. 
 
Remains of the day
Sir — Madhushree C. Bhowmik approached A.K. Singh, head of the Anthropological Survey of India offi ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
DEATH IN THE AIR
Sometimes slowness is murder. The West Bengal government was still trying to haggle with the Calcutta high court for some mor...| Read.. 
 
CHECK THE RETAIL
Rules are unquestionably important in the operations of both the legislature and the executive. Yet a set of written guidelin...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Playing at war In Taiwan
Taiwan’s president, Chen Shui-bian, is bluffing when he hints at holding a referendum on independence from China in March. Th...  | Read.. 
OPED
To chase a crooked shadow
Some years ago, when the large Harappan settlement at Dhola Vira was excavated on a significant scale, the archaeologist in charge of the operations explained some of the deta...  | Read.. 
 
Dignity, equality and freedom
In the name of the God of Creation and Wisdom, Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, honourable members of the Norwegian Nobel committee, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I ...  | Read.. 
 
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