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Heart of the matter
Last week of April, still a few days before the British general election was to take place, a respectable member of the Indian bourgeoisie writes a plaintive letter to a Calcutta newspaper. His identification with the British Labour Party is total ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Pearls for the swine
Sir ó Clerks and peons in government offices are invariably rude, but thatís the least of their ...  | Read.. 
 
Pat on the back
Sir ' The performance of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance in its first year in office h ...  | Read.. 
 
Unfair deal
Sir ' It was amusing to see Asma Jahangir braving policemen to run for the cause of women's partici ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WINNING STREAK
Success or failure in elections is not entirely a matter of policies and performances. Increasingly, the polls have more to d...| Read.. 
 
LANGUAGE BAR
Home science does not need to be learnt in colleges. Nor psychology, evidently, because Kamala Nehru College in Bhubaneswar h...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
No place for them here
This year is being celebrated as the 'Year of Urban Development' in Gujarat. The government is busy with a beautification dri...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
It is by this painstaking method of careful examination and eventual rejection that we reach a conclusion: life is something to do when you can't get to sleep. ' FRANCES LEBOWITZ
 
BOOKS
Mystery, history and theology
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By Luther Blissett,
Arrow, ' 7.99 ...  | Read.. 
 
Princes in the archives
THE LAFAYETTE STUDIO AND PRINCELY INDIA (Roli, Rs 395) by Russell Harris ...  | Read.. 
 
Figures behind the curtain
A WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE: THE MEMOIRS OF BEGUM KHURSHID MIRZA
Zubaan, Rs 450 ...  | Read.. 
 
It takes two to battle
EXPLORATIONS IN CONNECTED HISTORY: MUGHALS AND FRANKS
By Sanjay Subrahmanyam,
Oxford, Rs 575...  | Read.. 
 
Evil in a black dress
THE BLACK ANGEL
By John Connolly,
Hodder and Stoughton, £ 10.99...  | Read.. 
 

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