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Reclaiming the Hindu gods
Among the many attributes of leadership, the one that stands out is the ability to swim against the tide. Mahatma Gandhi was an incorrigible individualist, bound by his quirky sense of ethics and morality. This fierce sense of personal conviction pro...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Cut out the niceties
Sir — Purno Sangma could be said to prove that the “cute Indian politician” is not a contradiction ...  | Read.. 
 
Money for nothing
Sir — It is a pity that a government has to spend Rs 250 crore on commercials in order to let its p ...  | Read.. 
 
A foul mouthful
Sir — It was unsporting of Javed Miandad to criticize Wasim Akram for giving bowling tips to the In ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ONE MORE ROUND
It was a matter of waiting for the inevitable. At last, Ms J. Jayalalithaa has come to an understanding with the Bharatiya Ja...| Read.. 
 
BIRDS
Asia is being menaced by chickens. Bird flu is spreading through the continent at what the World Health Organization has decl...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Designed for inequity
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, despite having ruled the country for the last five years and don...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The natural world is full of irregularity and random alteration, but in the antiseptic, dust-free, shadowless, brightly lit, abstract realm of the mathematicians they like their cabbages spherical, please. — W. BOYD
 
BOOKS
Wonder years
An Unfinished Life 1917-1963 By Robert Dallek, Penguin, £ 18...  | Read.. 
 
Restoring a chess game
Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s book is many things in one. First, it is a close exp...  | Read.. 
 
Not alien to the game of politics
A biography By Rasheed Kidwai, Viking, Rs 399...  | Read.. 
 
A tribe of one’s own
The Kamar By S.C. Dube, Oxford, Rs 545...  | Read.. 
 
To make images speak
Life, letters and Ghazals Edited by Ralph Russell, Oxford, Rs 695...  | Read.. 
 

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