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Two failures, one lesson
To casual observers, two successive rocket launch failures within the span of two days do not augur well for India's space and strategic programmes. This, however, is a simplistic view, and while the two are, in most ways, poles apart, they make for ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Twists and turns
Sir ' The editorial comment, 'Hell hath no fury like a mild-mannered man whose anger is underestima ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir ' I have read in The Telegraph over the last few days about the Royal Calcutta Turf Club ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BLOGS IN A SPOT
None can accuse the Indian government of weak reflexes. The horses may have bolted, but there can be no question about the fi...| Read.. 
 
MINOR WRONGS
'Children' is a loaded word in respectable society. Indeed, the idea ' largely constructed by middle-class adults ' of childr...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
FIGHTING IS A MAN'S JOB
On November 26, 1949, 'We the people of India' adopted, enacted and gave to 'ourselves this constitution', which contained, a...  | Read.. 
OPED
Into something rich and strange
How do we know that the creator of Sita was a man' The crux of The Ramayana's plot turns on her greed for the golden deer. Ravana's plot is the author's plot, which ign...  | Read.. 
 
First Class First
The woman of the new-age ad wants the very best. Youthful and bright, she might demand of her father a 'first class first' for her wedding, meaning not a groom but jewellery o...  | Read.. 
 
On changing tastes, fashions and desires
Adornment is not far from investment: 'The consumer considers buying jewellery a safe investment, for it is also readily encashable. Compared to other avenues of investment, t...  | Read.. 
 
Other Traditions
Inevitably, the boom in the jewellery industry has had a flip side. Traditional goldsmiths, in Kerala for example, are having to leave their profession and become drivers and ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
No man has the right to fix the boundary of the march of a nation; no man has a right to say to his country ' thus far shalt thou go and no further. ' CHARLES STEWART PARNELL