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Pliant men
The polity is not something we can see or touch. We derive a picture of it from the talk and actions of men and women in public affairs. When Jayalalithaa breaks the Tamil Nadu government servants’ strike, we get the idea that she commands bigger for...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Sniper attack
Sir — Swapan Dasgupta’s “Personal is political” (May 7) is all snide innuendo. It is obvious that ...  | Read.. 
 
Brute force
Sir — The statement of the American defence secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, that the “abuse” — he was c ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
DRIFTING APART
The crisis in Nepal once again shows the widening gap between the king and the country. The resignation of the prime minister...| Read.. 
 
LEFT LIABILITY
There is an embarrassment called Mr Biman Bose. For the Left Front, the embarrassment is aggravated by the fact that Mr Bose ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Method in the madness
The defining image of the Vietnam war was the naked little girl running down the road crying, her clothes burned off by napal...  | Read.. 
OPED
Getting the estimates right
The relationship between the benchmark indicator and international cereal prices has not always been consistent. During the 1979-80 and 1988-89 periods when the ratio was subs...  | Read.. 
 
A perverse logic
Two polling teams in Bihar last month had almost an identical, though by no means unique, experience. One of the teams had been deputed to Danapur Diara, not very far from the...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
It’s not useless to tell you that, at this stage,/ I don’t believe in preachers or generals/ or in Miss Universe’s buttocks/ or in the executioner’s repentance/ or in the catechism of comfort/ or in God’s slim forgiving. — MARIO BENEDETTI