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Voting on Europe
In the last week of May, as the French were preparing to vote on the new European constitution, I was travelling through two countries connected most intimately with France. Reading the newspapers, and talking to a cross-section of scholars, I got a ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
One man's whim
Sir ' On television recently, I heard the railways minister, Laloo Prasad Yadav, saying that he rai ...  | Read.. 
 
Sons of the soil
Sir ' The controversial Scheduled Tribes (Recognition of Forest Rights) bill proposed by the United ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir ' I support Anbumani Ramadoss's proposal to ban smoking from Indian movies. I hope that a simil ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
A NEW INFIRMITY
Like the wellbeing of children, the wellbeing of the elderly indicates the level of security, civilization and sensitiveness ...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Idle dreams of an afternoon
The older a person gets, the more he dreams of past events. I have found this to be true in my case. I dream during my aftern...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Life is not hurrying/ on to a receding future, nor hankering after/ an imagined past. It is the turning/ aside like Moses to the miracle/ of the lit bush, to a brightness/ that seemed as transitory as your youth/ once, but is the eternity that awaits you. ' R.S. THOMAS
 
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Eyes on the prize
Like a careful chess player, L.K. Advani is going step by step. He knows when to lose a pawn to gain the board...  | Read..