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Appropriating Nehru
Twelve years ago, I wrote an article with the title, “Nehru is out, Gandhi is in”. I had then just read John Rodden’s book, The Politics of Literary Reputation, which analysed the complicated “after-lives” of the writer and polemicist, George ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Worth a laugh
Sir — Saas-bahu tamashas are not restricted to Indian families, the American ...  | Read.. 
 
Double speak
Sir — The inherent hypocrisy of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is exposed once more with So ...  | Read.. 
 
Rusty antics
Sir —I have little doubt about the bright prospects of Indian railways, since from now on it will a ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
AN ANGRY MAN
What made a man pronounce talaaq on his wife for allowing their child to be given the polio vaccine'...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
For an India confusing
We had a surfeit of election coverage in our media. I was upto my neck with all I could swallow from the time the Atal Bihari...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
But war’s a game, which were there subjects wise,/ Kings should not play at. Nations should do well/ To extort their truncheons from the puny hands/ Of heroes, whose infirm and baby minds/ Are gratified with mischief, and who spoil/ Because men suffer it, their toy the world. — WILLIAM COWPER
 
PEOPLE
Merchant of reforms
To some he is a punter’s talisman. To others a voodoo economist. Whatever the case, this time round P. Chidambaram is a far ...  | Read.. 
 
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