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Silly season on Islay
August is always seen as the silly season in British politics. Parliament is in the middle of the long summer recess and newspapers fill column inches with grainy photographs of the prime minister and his cabinet in a variety of European holiday dest...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
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Sir — The decision of the West Bengal government to remove hand-pulled rickshaws from Calcutta is a welcome decision (“Modern solution”, Aug 20). It would be a good idea to compensate the rickshaw-pullers by replacing their vehicles with auto-rickshaws ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
EXCESS QUOTA
It was one of the sharpest rebukes for the government from the highest court of the land. When the Supreme Court, in an acces...| Read.. 
 
ABSOLUTELY POOR
Absolute poverty fosters absolute powerlessness. There are twice as many 'absolutely poor' children in Asia ' suffering from ...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Can't get to sleep
It's a small room, 8 feet by 10 feet, with a window looking out on a wall, but it's home. Twenty-year-old Tse Xing has just r...  | Read.. 
OPED
To accommodate the curious mind
The author is reader in political science, Delhi University...  | Read.. 
 
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There are no new truths, but only truths that have not been recognized by those who have perceived them without noticing. ' MARTY THR'S' McCARTHY