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Imperial legacies
“In Bengal to move at all is hardly ever done/ But mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.” These are the last lines of the song; by the time it arrives at these lines, it’s made its way through various putatively siesta-prone cultures: “Th...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Politics is the great leveller
Sir — It has been the tragedy of recent Indian history that groups which began with noble intention ...  | Read.. 
 
Perks of the job
Sir — The knowledge that our members of parliament have run up unpaid bills worth crores does not s ...  | Read.. 
 
Elusive trophy
Sir — In spite of producing hundreds of films every year, an Indian film is yet to win an Oscar. We ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STATE OF TERROR
The terror in Madrid is a reminder that within the structure of the modern state, there is no easy way to break the cycle cr...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
Who’s the fairest of all'
Role call
Feeling bad
The right choice, baby
To flow freely
Make no mistake
SCRIPSI
America — rather, the United States — seems to me to be a Jew among the nations. It is resourceful, adaptable, maligned, envied, feared, imposed upon. It is warm-hearted, overfriendly; quick-witted, lavish, colourful; given to extravagant speech and gestures, its people are travellers and wanderers by nature, moving, shifting, restless; swarming in Fords, in ocean liners; craving entertainment, volatile. — EDNA FERBER
 
INSIGHT
Minority report
It was the most unexpected shade of saffron. As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally at Kanyakumari for the start of L.K. Ad...  | Read..