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A liberal budget
At this time of the year, all eyes focus on the budget, even though, with reforms, a budget should lose all its complexity and become completely transparent. No doubt deliberately, a few days before the Central budget, the Indian Liberal Group’s “Lib...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Play the cards right
Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party may be piqued at the president’s decision to sack the governors of Uttar ...  | Read.. 
 
In the end
Sir — I fail to understand why 30 years should be considered too tender an age to be given capital ...  | Read.. 
 
Cross-currents
Sir — I would like to point out that the article on the Calcutta regatta had misreported a few thin ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OFF THE RAILS
With one month gone, the United Progressive Alliance government has little to show as reforms. The railway budget and the Uni...| Read.. 
 
RITUAL RONDO
Politicians in India follow certain fixed rituals. There are rituals of protest and rituals of exhibiting power. Power is displayed by removing ....| Read.. 
 
HERITAGE MATTERS
 
A little bit of Israel in India
Many cities around the world have tiny areas that have quaint names like Little Italy or Little India or China Town. These ci...  | Read.. 
OPED
Look back without anger
For the past five years, we have seen the concerted effort of the Hindu right to transform many institutional spaces by filling them with its hand-picked people. This is a well-worn method...  | Read.. 
 
Unequal distribution of wealth
West Bengal is unique among the states of India in having district-wise estimates of domestic product...available from 1980-81 onwards; however, frequent changes of base and i...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. — UMBERTO ECO