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The shadow people
The president is worried about voter indifference. He has asked the nation to vote for a happy, prosperous and secure India. This presupposes choice, a condition of democracy. But the elections are a mythical event for the lakhs of adivasis, <...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Can’t win them all
Sir — The Pakistani media’s scathing criticism of the home team after its defeat in the “revival” s ...  | Read.. 
 
Damned picture
Sir — India’s self-styled secularists back off at the slightest hint of trouble. Or how does one ex ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
POLL DATE
The chariot of the elections begins to roll this morning. The people of 140 different constituencies, spread over 13 states a...| Read.. 
 
SERVANT PROBLEM
Identity cards and uniform — domestic service in some housing estates in Calcutta is becoming “new age”. Avant-garde policing...| Read.. 
 
OPED
Making of a don
Suppose, for a moment, you are a district administrator. A lady, evidently agitated, comes and informs you that a “false” candidate is sitting his board exams at a centre in y...  | Read.. 
 
Enter at your own peril
Deported Tamils arriving in Colombo come under pressure from security forces to return to their home areas in the north-east, where fighting continues. This creates huge diffi...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known. — W.E.B. DU BOIS