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Varieties of extremism
'Age of extremes' is how Eric Hobsbawm described the 20th century. His own book of that title was less than even-handed in its analysis of the extremist ideologies of the age. As a refugee from Hitler's Germany, and a lifelong Marxist, Hobsbawm was i...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Suspended belief
Sir ' 'Salem lawyer works for 'free' (Nov 17), says Amit Roy. Is he confusing 'fear' with 'free' ...  | Read.. 
 
Counting heads
Sir ' When the Religious Demography of India was first released, it was panned for its absur ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
DEATHLY QUIET
There are some secrets that everybody knows. And everybody connives at pretending ignorance. The World Health Organization ha...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If you want truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world, it will fly: it is as light as a feather, and a breath will carry it. It is well said in the old proverb, 'a lie will go round the world while truth is pulling its boots on. ' CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
 
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By balancing paradoxes, the new chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, has shown why politics is often defined as the art of ...  | Read..