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Difficult customer
The British Raj would have sent a proconsul with a small detachment of troops to Kathmandu to 'persuade' King Gyanendra to abdicate, placed some obscure and amenable cadet of the Shah dynasty on the throne and claimed wide popular acclaim for the cou...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Mean streets
Sir ' How can a government that promises to be 'of the people, for the people and by the people' dr ...  | Read.. 
 
Watered down
Sir ' Earlier it was Arundhati Roy who had tried her luck as social activist ' perhaps to salvage h ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ITSY BITSY TEENIE WEENIE
Historically speaking, the bikini is a bad joke. Sixty years after its invention, political correctness and the end of the Co...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Touch of genius
Kiran Nagarkar has the touch of genius. In my opinion, he is amongst the best Indian writers of English fiction of our times,...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy that feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system ' with all these exalted powers ' still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. ' CHARLES DARWIN
 
PEOPLE
CROWN OF THORNS
King Gyanendra’s rapid transformation into a tinpot dictator has taken many by surprise...  | Read..