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Ruthless merit
There is an English disease, peculiar to a particular class, of using language to mask feelings rather than express them. Indians are different. Our political class is naturally prone to hyperbolic disorders. The past few weeks have, however, been an...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
A friendly diplomat
Sir ' The short stint of John Kenneth Galbraith as the American ambassador to India allowed both th ...  | Read.. 
 
Think again
Sir ' Like Malvika Singh, no sensible person can support the contention that an incompetent person ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NO ILLUSIONS
India's relationship with China is never free of baggage: faith or mindless hostility. The recent visit of the defence minist...| Read.. 
 
STILL EARTHLY
The more vulnerable the better. This seems to be the killers' motto, and they have succeeded three times within 15 days. Arou...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Reserve and destroy
As the populism fire rages, Indian forests are under profound threat. Once again, to garner votes, and votes alone, political...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas and other people's values. ' GERALD BRENAN
 
BOOKS
Rule and ruin
Ayodhya: 6 December 1992 By P.V. Narasimha Rao, Penguin, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
Two brands that have taken the market by storm
Beckham: Unauthorised & Unofficial, By Lucie Cave, Paragon, ' 4.97...  | Read.. 
 
Being famous is not enough
There are three reasons. First, far too many books are being published and ...  | Read.. 
 
Gentle and contained
Fluid Bonds: Views on Gender and Water Edited by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Read.. 
 

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