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Reading it right
Just as the old Soviet Union called god an anachronism to be abolished by a certain date, our Constitution “abolished” untouchability and then, paradoxically, forbade its practice. However, when it came to “free and compulsory education” for children...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rage against the dying of the light
Sir — Who would have expected the singer of Hamma, hamma and Jalwa to lead the charge ...  | Read.. 
 
From pillar to post
Sir — A packet containing four books was despatched on my behalf from the Indraprastha Head Post Of ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BEAR IN HIS LAIR
The stock market should be left free of state threats and intervention so long as the market abides by SEBI norms...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Scarecrows and fundoos
The first thing that occurred to me as I picked up The Scarecrow and the Ghost by Keki Daruwalla was to find an Indian word for scarecrow ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty to think, feel, do just as one pleases. We go on a journey chiefly to be free of all impediments and of all inconveniences; to leave ourselves behind, much more to get rid of others. It is because I want a little breathing space to muse on different matters...that I absent myself from the town for a while. — MORRIS MARPLES
 
PEOPLE
PENN AGAINST THE SWORD
He didn’t bother to show up the last three times he was nominated. If Sean Penn does so this Oscar night, it will only be ...  | Read.. 
 
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Better late than never
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