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Not so dreamy
Budget-making in India is never an easy task because it is so difficult to meet the expectations of more than a small number of interest groups. The task becomes infinitely more onerous for finance ministers of coalition governments whose members hav...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Actions speak louder
Sir — Is it not intriguing that even a cold-hearted criminal like Dhananjoy Chatterjee can get symp ...  | Read.. 
 
Getting even
Sir — Leaders of political parties in India behave like spoilt children, trading charges and counte ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Jyoti Basu’s statement “We communists do not observe bithdays...” is amusing, since he said t ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PAID FULL TERM
There is now a new dimension to mothers-in-waiting. The “gestational” or surrogate mother nurtures the embryo, produced by th...| Read.. 
 
ON THE BRINK
The big picture is very grim. And India, quite at the heart of this grimness, is still trying to look away. The International...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Going for a total recall
Four governors — Vishnu Kant Shastri in Uttar Pradesh, Kailashpati Mishra in Gujarat, Babu Paramanand in Haryana and Kidar Na...  | Read.. 
OPED
Organizing a party
Among the myths about India’s democracy is the idea that it is a contest among political parties. To be sure, there are plenty of organizations commonly referred to, and offic...  | Read.. 
 
A high price to pay
In economic terms, the cost of road crash injuries is estimated at roughly 1 per cent of gross national product in low-income countries, 1.5 per cent in middle-income cou...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
What makes men of genius, or rather, what they make, is not new ideas, it is that idea — possessing them — that what has been said has still not been said enough. — EUGÈNE DELACROIX