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The luxury of defeat
Barely two days before polling, Jagmohan visited one of the Muslim clusters in the Minto Road assembly segment of the constituency. The mohalla had some 4,500 voters, the majority of whom were traditional Congress voters. In 1999, Jagmohan, as...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Behave yourself
Sir — That’s it — the last nail in the coffin; Silvio Berlusconi, allegedly one of the most ...  | Read.. 
 
All the madam’s men
Sir — In “Towards a joint endeavour” (June 1), J.N. Dixit talks about the subjects that require the ...  | Read.. 
 
On dry land
Sir — It was alarming to note that West Bengal’s environment department is backing a draft bill tha ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
MUMBAI DREAMS
Mumbai, the finance capital, beckoned to Mr P. Chidambaram, the finance minister. Some Mumbai meetings, such as with foreign...| Read.. 
 
DESPERATE GAMBLE
Difficult situations often call for desperate gambles. That probably explains why Nepal’s King Gyanendra has chosen Mr Sher B...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
A Peek Into Shenzen
The press here has been carrying regular reports about the post-election drama in India. The fact that an Italian was elected...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Ceremony, circus, farce, melodrama, tragedy …nothing else offers all at once the whirl, the excitement, the gaiety, the intrigue and the anguish. — A.M. SCHLESINGER
 
BOOKS
Tale from a Sicilian small town
The figure of the private detective from Sherlock Holmes to Hercules Poirot...  | Read.. 
 
Nothing is but what is not
Want to Play' By P.J. Tracy, Michael Joseph, £6.99...  | Read.. 
 
In pictures, through pictures
THE BOLLYWOOD SAGA (Roli, Rs 1,950) by Dinesh Raheja and Jitendra K...  | Read.. 
 
Debating on disaster
Nuclear stability in Southern Asia Edited by P.R. Chari, Sonika Gupta and ...  | Read.. 
 
Thrill of the unexpected
Retribution By Jilliane Hoffman, Penguin, £7.75...  | Read.. 
 

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