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Only for the poor
Subsidies on food, fertilizers and petro-products have been a continuing and disturbing feature of our budgets. The national common minimum programme promised a report on this subject, with a view to targeting the subsidies to the really deserving po...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Blood brothers
Sir ' Other than military rule, all the retrograde characteristics of Pakistan listed by S.L. Rao i ...  | Read.. 
 
Imaginative account
Sir ' Ashok Mitra's delusional deconstruction of history in 'On rendering accounts' (Jan 7), where ...  | Read.. 
 
Beyond help
Sir ' The editorial, 'Helping hand' (Dec 29), while expressing concern over the bribing of voters b ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
MORE THAN A TURF
Forging political alliances can be as tricky as running them. The seat-sharing arrangement that the Congress has struck with ...| Read.. 
 
SEEING SENSE
AIDS is the great leveller. Yet the right tone of political leadership is crucial for fighting the epidemic nationally. The b...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
WITH A LITTLE WARNING
'We may have severely underestimated the level of the tsunami hazard along the margins of the Atlantic Ocean,' said an unname...  | Read.. 
OPED
How the pictures lie
While the recent census reports have shown an alarming drop in the number of girls against that of boys, there is a silver lining around the dark cloud. Or so it seems to our ...  | Read.. 
 
Some designs are not for everyone
I remember a time when designer clothes were available only in France and Italy. 'Designer clothes' implied Versace, Gucci, Calvin Klein or any name that we pronounced wrong. ...  | Read.. 
 
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