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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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The East as career
What does the 'exotic' in 'Are you exoticizing your subject for a Western audience' ' a question asked indefatigably of Indians who write in English ' what does the word mean, or in which sense is it meant' Dictionaries will give you a range of mean...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
King of jokes
Sir ' Michael Jackson may not be the great entertainer that he was but he continues to amuse all th ...  | Read.. 
 
Trespassers beware
Sir ' Tarun Gogoi's attempts to define 'Assamese', and decide who are the indigenous people of the ...  | Read.. 
 
Special case
Sir ' I fully agree with Iti Misra's letter, 'What a debut!' (May 6). But in the instance mentioned ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NECESSARY EVIL
It is hydra-headed, they say. The more platonic-minded call it protean. But the general idea is quite clear. Evil never dies,...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
Cutting teeth
Run, the ship's sinking
Call on hold
His time will come
A problem of image
Traveller's check
SCRIPSI
Most of my colleagues were -ists of one sort or another; and however kind and friendly they might be, I, a man without a rag of a label to cover himself with, could not fail to have some of the uneasy fee- lings which must have beset the historical fox when, after leaving the trap in which his tail remained, he presented himself to his normally elongated companions. So I took thought and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'. ' T.H. HUXLEY
 
INSIGHT
Under the scanner
The probe ordered by finance minister P. Chidambaram has jerked the controversial Centaur hotel buyover back into public memory. Soumitra Dasgupta reports on how the deal was struck ...  | Read..