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A cut above the rest
One of the more intriguing features of the left mentality is the innate conviction of natural superiority. Ever since the term “progressive” became associated with those who cheered Stalin and Mao...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Don't play with numbers
Sir ' The Hindu right has a penchant for politicizing even the apolitical. Witness the furore over ...  | Read.. 
 
A shaky start
Sir ' Hundred days of Manmohan Singh has not been able to fulfil the aspirations of the people. Inf ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OTHER'S PRIDE
Belonging is always a dicey business. Vijai Singh, who has just emerged as the world's number one golfer, in legal terms does...| Read.. 
 
RAT IN THE WRONG
The little mouse in the fable freed the great elephant by chewing through the knots in its huge net. But the rat that wandere...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
The cruel season
As in India, the season of heat waves, drought and floods is on in China. While the numbers dying in heat waves aren't anywhe...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism is not uncommon; it is the combination that is necessary, and that combination is rare. ' THEODORE ROOSEVELT
 
BOOKS
K's cellar
Kafka By Nicholas Murray, Little, Brown, '15.75...  | Read.. 
 
Wrap around
The Sari By Mukulika Banerjee and Daniel Miller, Roli, Rs 1,250...  | Read.. 
 
On their own terms
Desert in Bloom: Contemporary Indian Women's fiction in English Edited b...  | Read.. 
 
Life is a romp
DREAMING TO SOME PURPOSE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY By Colin Wilson, Century, ...  | Read.. 
 
Few takers for Hindi
When you look at the pathetic state of Hindi textbooks in the social scienc...  | Read.. 
 

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