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Of Sonia and Marta
It will always be fashionable to moan about the less-than-proportionate share of women in prized jobs. There was a time when the moans extended to politics as well. Even now there is a bill in limbo to give women a third of Parliament seats on a plat...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Dark side of the shine
Sir — Given the delicate state of the prime minister’s knees, it is possible that he could not “sta ...  | Read.. 
 
Up for grabs
Sir — Ashok Mitra has done Indians a great service by exposing the political conspiracy behind the ...  | Read.. 
 
Hollow praise
Sir — So the Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, needed a cricketer’s words to prove his secular creden ...  | Read.. 
 
Give back the list
Sir — The new-look “Etc” is a visual delight. But the omission of the week’s film-movie schedule is ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WIN ALL THE WAY
For the Malaysian prime minister, Mr Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the triumph in the national elections can perhaps be counted as t...| Read.. 
 
CROWN PRINCE
The law of primogeniture is a relic of the feudal era. But intentionally or otherwise, Ms Sonia Gandhi and the Congress seem to be upholders of ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
A New Tribe of Voters
This is probably the first general elections in which electoral officers will come across a tribe of voters casting ballots b...  | Read.. 
OPED
Jaya dimming
As I was just about the only commentator in the media to have correctly predicted J. Jayalalithaa’s massive win in the state assembly elections of 2001, perhaps I have earned ...  | Read.. 
 
Where technology hinders
It is worth noting that prenatal diagnostic technology became available in India at least a decade prior to the Forum Against Sex Determination and Sex Pre-Selection campaign....  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
For an actress to be a success she must have the face of Venus, the brains of Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros. — ETHEL BARRYMORE