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Codes of behaviour
It happened one day in the first half of the Nineties in one of our houses of parliament. The Congress regime was enjoying its honeymoon with “economic reform”, and had stopped payment of salaries and wages to employees of several public sector units...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Spare the rod, and the child
Sir — I feel somewhat sceptical about the Calcutta high court circular prohibiting caning or any fo ...  | Read.. 
 
Budget and after
Sir — In talking about the government’s concentration on primary education and upgradation of the I ...  | Read.. 
 
Of animals and men
Sir — Our chief minister’s daughter has been exhorting celebrities to save dwindling wildlife speci ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PEACE TOGETHER
Some communists never recover from what Lenin called the “infantile disorder”. Others have argued that the streak is there an...| Read.. 
 
SPECIAL CADRE
The idea of specialization holds an irresistible attraction in a high-tech age. The Indian government is no longer satisfied ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
When family turns to murder
The term, “honour killing” denotes an age-old custom in which a woman, supposed to have brought shame and dishonour on her re...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
What is history, in fact, but a kind of Newgate calendar, a register of the crimes and miseries that man has inflicted on his fellow-man' — WASHINGTON IRVING
 
BOOKS
Sailing through
A QUEST ACROSS THE SEA By Arathi Krishna, Mayur, Price not mentioned ...  | Read.. 
 
Terror in sleepy South
THE LAST JUROR By John Grisham, Doubleday, £ 27.95 ...  | Read.. 
 
What do you do with cherry pits'
SCHOTT’S FOOD AND DRINK MISCELLANY By Ben Schott, Bloomsbury, £ 9.99 ...  | Read.. 
 
A forgotten hero

GHAFFAR KHAN NON-VIOLENT BADSHAH OF THE PAKHTOONS By Rajmohan Gandhi, Penguin, Rs 325 ...  | Read.. 

 
The question remains
Talking of power: Early Writings of Bengali Women from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Beg...  | Read.. 
 

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