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Simply neighbours
Now that the excitement of electoral politics looks like being momentarily subsumed by the headiness of India-Pakistan encounters on the cricket field, I find myself confronted with a dharma sankat. Not for the first time, but certainly after ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Going by the rule
Sir — Marriages in politics are terribly short, honeymoons even shorter. Having once unanimously ag ...  | Read.. 
 
Tragic turn
Sir — One finds it difficult to believe that the Bapi Sen incident could be repeated and so soon (“ ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
GUNS DON’T VOTE
Elections, even if flawed, make infinitely better sense than class war. Communists in India may still split hairs over theori...| Read.. 
 
SCREEN SAVER
The immense popularity that cricket enjoys in India has produced a grotesque kind of double standard. The government of Mr At...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
A Head for business
The wheels come full circle — “legally acquired private property” will soon be protected by the constitution of this former b...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The world is sagging, snagging, scaling, spalling, pilling, pinging, pitting, warping, checking, fading, chipping, cracking, yellowing, leaking, stalling, shrinking, and in dynamic unbalance. — DONALD BARTHELME
 
BOOKS
Nightingale ode
A LIFE in music By T.J.S. George, HarperCollins, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 
This climate of crisis
WOMEN, LAW, AND CITIZENSHIP IN POSTCOLONIAL INDIA By Rajeswari Sunder Raja...  | Read.. 
 
Undying passion
THE RUPA BOOK OF INDIAN LOVE STORIES By C.A. Kincaid, Rupa, Rs 295...  | Read.. 
 
A writer in her parlour
WRITING FROM THE MARGIN AND OTHER ESSAYS By Shashi Deshpande, Viking, R...  | Read.. 
 
Birth of a salesman
When you look at the author at book launches these days, the conclusion is obvious: the marketing of books ...  | Read.. 
 

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