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Promises to keep
The budget being announced today has raised monstrous expectations. Reductions and restructuring of personal income-tax slabs and rates, corporate income-tax rates, minimum alternate tax, excise duties on almost every product, general customs duty re...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Dog eat man
Sir ' Calcutta is not lacking in animal activists, the chief minister's daughter included, who cry ...  | Read.. 
 
Not by chance alone
Sir ' There is nothing strange in Amit Chaudhuri re-claiming his aesthetic of 'The casual moment' ( ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir ' Having suffered the anonymity of being an 'ordinary' person over the years, I plodded through ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STORY LINE
Even a fragmented electoral verdict has a central story line. At the centre of the verdict in Bihar is the people's desire to...| Read.. 
 
TWIN ROADS
There was a catchy motto hidden in the pre-budget address of the president, Mr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, to a joint session of parl...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
War with a love potion
The old Sixties slogan urged people to 'Make Love, Not War,' but who says you have to choose' If you drove the other side's s...  | Read.. 
OPED
A way out in the northern kingdom
India's policy towards Nepal is contingent upon the king blinking first. King Gyanendra is being encouraged to restore democracy and go along the path of reconciliation with t...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
A rule that may serve for a statesman, a courtier, or a lover ' never make a defence or an apology before you be accused. ' CHARLES I