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Chance to shine
Some seven years ago, at a time when the so-called Third Front ruled the roost and the country blundered from one comic prime minister to another, I wrote an article in a moment of despair entitled “Time to grieve, time to leave”. It was inspired by ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Divine injustice
Sir — A leopard seldom changes its spots. Or in the case of Uma Bharti, saffron seldom changes colo ...  | Read.. 
 
Over the patient’s body
Sir — The report, “Doctors fight during surgery” (Jan 10), of a scuffle between two groups of docto ...  | Read.. 
 
Poor service
Sir — BSNL and Calcutta Telephones have lately been coming out with colourful advertisements boasti ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Sandip Ray’s Bombaiyer Bombatay is a commendable effort. The film is in sync with the ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TEACHING THEM
Not every profession has an articulated code of conduct like doctors do. But unwritten codes are inscribed in all professions...| Read.. 
 
SLOW BUT STEADY
The tortoise beat the hare. The slow negotiations to establish peace in Jammu and Kashmir should not dishearten anybody. The ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Where Every Drop counts
Even today, the Indian government has not been able to ensure adequate water for all citizens. Thus the preservation of water...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
I always divide people into two groups. Those who live by what they know to be a lie, and those who live by what they believe, falsely, to be the truth. — CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON
 
BOOKS
Wild cats of Masai Mara
BIG CAT DIARY: LEOPARD (HarperCollins, £ 10.99) by Jonathan...  | Read.. 
 
The sign of Athens
THE ATHENIAN MURDERS By José Carlos Somoza, Abacus, £ 6.99...  | Read.. 
 
When the dragon feels threatened
BEYOND THE GREAT WALL AND THE LONG MARCH By Andrew Scobell, Cambridge,...  | Read.. 
 
Through a dark chamber of secrets
THE KING IS DEAD By Jim Fish, Flamingo, £ 15...  | Read.. 
 
Caught between home and the world
A BIOGRAPHY OF MICHAEL MADHUSUDAN DUTT By Ghulam Murshid, Oxford, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 

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