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Nostrum for parliament'
The winter session of parliament is duly over. It was not as full of near-mayhem as the previous sessions had been. That is not however saying much. Marginal issues continued to receive precedence over substantive ones, and verbal exchanges between m...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
A different ball game
Sir ' The Indian cricket coach, John Wright, has tried to underplay the reporting of Harbhajan Sin ...  | Read.. 
 
Doctored admissions
Sir ' It is a pity that the 69 MBBS students who had been admitted under the NRI quota find themsel ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
THE OUTSIDER
India's first prime minister was born great and his daughter achieved greatness, but P.V. Narasimha Rao, who died yesterday, ...| Read.. 
 
STOP THAT
Those who claim a right only to abuse it end up raising questions about the right itself. This seems to be the case with the ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Not the final over
During Australia's recent tour in India, the batsmen of both the teams decided to 'walk' without waiting for the umpire's dec...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Why didn't Eternity have this deformed age aborted' Its birthmark is the stamp of a newspaper, its medium is printer's ink, and in its veins flows ink. ' KARL KRAUS
 
BOOKS
For effect
Confessions of a secular fundamentalist By Mani Shankar Aiyar, Pengui...  | Read.. 
 
Two worlds in one
The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia By Richard Overy, Pen...  | Read.. 
 
Firm convictions
Early Women's Writings in Orissa, 1898-1950 A Lost Tradition Edited by Sach...  | Read.. 
 
Life comes full circle
I'll go to bed at noon By Gerard Woodward, Chatto & Windus, '7.95 ...  | Read.. 
 
The house that Sykeses built
The big house: The story of a country house and its family By Christopher Simon Sykes, ...  | Read.. 
 

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