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The conquest of power
There are moments in contemporary affairs which are imbued with too much history. When Sonia Gandhi declined to be the prime minister of India she created such a moment. If any one event defined 2004 for most Indians, it was that remarkably dignified...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Murder most foul
Sir ' We always thought Indian politics was the ultimate thriller, but Ukraine could beat India hands ...  | Read.. 
 
Swept away
Sir ' By the time the last count is taken, India will have lost a few more thousand lives to the ki ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TAKING WING
The grey clouds that covered the Indian skies are slowly parting. The clear and free blue sky is not completely visible yet b...| Read.. 
 
DISHONOURABLE
For whom does the serious artist produce' To some extent, for himself, in the urge to give shape and expression to a particul...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Time to be Merry
'Merry Xmas!' All foreigners received this greeting from English-knowing Chinese last week ' here most assume foreigners to b...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems ' but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible. ' SALMAN RUSHDIE
 
BOOKS
History passed by them
EUROPEAN CALCUTTA by Dhrubajyoti Banerjea (UBS, Rs 595...  | Read.. 
 
Keep the women in their place
Caste, Culture and Hegemony: Social Dominance in Colonial Bengal By Sekha...  | Read.. 
 
Nothing but the reel truth
The Cinematic Imagination: Indian Popular Films as Social History By Jy...  | Read.. 
 
Of men and other animals
The Pig Who Sang to the Moon By Jeffrey Masson, Rupa, ' 10.95...  | Read.. 
 
Ask the right questions
If there has been a paradigm shift in the publishing world in the last five...  | Read.. 
 

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