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The mandate’s enemies
As Agatha Christie might have said, a government is announced. The pre- lude to it could not how- ever have been messier, and the omens do not look altogether propitious....  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rotten to the core
Sir — Political formations like the Bahujan Samaj Party have made it big, riding on the frustration ...  | Read.. 
 
Spots on the shine
Sir — The inclusion of tainted politicians like Laloo Prasad Yadav, Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav and M ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WATER IN PERIL
Still waters do indeed run deep in West Bengal, although in a strictly metaphorical sense. Even as groundwater levels in the ...| Read.. 
 
PROMISED SEVEN
There are no rules as to how hard the bargaining in a coalition should be. The United Progressive Alliance has set a preceden...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Unlearn the texts
Is J.S. Rajput going to continue as director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training' That decision will...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Where Plenty smiles — alas! she smiles for few,/ And those who taste not, yet behold her store,/ Are as the slaves that dig the golden ore,/ The wealth around them makes them doubly poor. — G. CRABBE
 
BOOKS
Bright city, brighter lights
F.S. Aijazuddin’s Lahore: Illustrated views of the 19th century (Mapin, Rs 1,500)...  | Read.. 
 
A bit of this and that
The Last Song of Dusk By Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, Penguin, Rs 250...  | Read.. 
 
Rewriting history
Now that the old order has gone, school children could get back to reading...  | Read.. 
 
Share the experience
Kutch — Triumph of the Spirit By Randhir Khare, Rupa, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 
One big melting pot
Comparing Politics Across India’s States Edited by Rob Jenkins, Oxfor...  | Read.. 
 

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