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Race to the bottom
It is perhaps paradoxical that a country like ours with its ancient brahmanical tradition of reverence for learning should have made such an abysmal failure of its higher education. Teachers who never teach (which may even be all for the best), leaka...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
As they like it
Sir — How the left can be so supremely oblivious to even a hint of hypocrisy in its behaviour is a ...  | Read.. 
 
Little hope
Sir — The report, “3-year boy goes for blood, gets HIV” (June 7), shows the carelessness of the doc ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ONE MORE ROUND
A circular argument offers only one option. An alternative argument. The logic underlying the provisions against rape in the Indian ...| Read.. 
 
LATE START
A former king of England once turned around the proverb and exclaimed, “Better never than late.” A former prime minister of I...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Fish cure or faith healing'
In an unusual move, the Andhra Pradesh high court has directed the state government to make scientific tests of a miracle med...  | Read.. 
OPED
Going nowhere
The nose and the body cannot be separated and put in different places — that is the disarming defence put forward by the Union coal minister, Shibu Soren, to justify his desir...  | Read.. 
 
More attention to some neglected areas
The United Progressive Alliance government will introduce a special programme for dry land farming in the arid and semi-arid regions of the country. Watershed and wasteland de...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If by the people you understand the multitude, hoi polloi, ‘tis no matter what they think; they are sometimes in the right, sometimes in the wrong: their judgment is a mere lottery. — JOHN DRYDEN