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A delicate balance
The debate over the principle of reservations is now over. Indeed, it was effectively over even before it began. In a rare display of camaraderie, politicians of all hues, from lunatic left to rabid right, from Prakash Karat to Prakash Javdekar, not...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
More to come
Sir — The editorial, “New Vision” (Aug 2), has raised hopes as well as concerns. The Salim group’s ...  | Read.. 
 
Bumpy ride
Sir — The editorial “No need of a primrose way” (Aug 6), hits the nail on the head. I live on Free ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
INQUIRY REPORT
It was Aristotle’s dictum that all interpretation or criticism must begin with the text itself. Thus it would be appropriate ...| Read.. 
 
DO NOT LOOK
In a democracy, policemen should not have to enter art galleries unless they like looking at pictures. But galleries in citie...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Bark and the bite
It’s in the Year of the Dog that China has embarked on its dog-killing spree after alarming outbreaks of rabies: half a lakh ...  | Read.. 
OPED
Torchlight on a blindfolded face
By trying to keep the truth about missing militants and death squads under wraps, the defence establishment is seriously harming the cause of peace in Assam, writes Sanjib Baruah ...  | Read.. 
 
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