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A significant sixty
N.R. Narayana Murthy represents a new breed of middle-class (some even lower middle-class) Indians who in the last 20 years have used their brains and their enterprise to build fabulous businesses in their lifetimes. They not only brought ambition an...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Half truths
Sir — In “It always knows best” (Aug 18), Ashok Mitra makes a selective use of facts to malign the ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting Shot
Sir — I concur with Sunanda K. Datta-Ray when he says that Indians behave quite appallingly in flig ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PANIC RETREAT
The Essential Commodities Act is an emergency legislation passed in 1955 to deal with rising prices. It authorized the govern...| Read.. 
 
STREET FUN
Drama and fisticuffs are no longer new — or shocking — in the Indian parliament. The members of parliament are, in conduct a...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Curse of the Red Star
Arriving in Beijing on August 23 for his third China visit in five years, Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, praised the coun...  | Read.. 
OPED
For your eyes only
The National Commission for Women has recently proposed several amendments to the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act to make its application more wide-ranging ...  | Read.. 
 
Power to the environment
Contributors to the rise in expectations are nuclear power’s good and lengthening track record, the persistent growth in global energy needs, new environmental constraints, co...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
He loved himself only as much as self-respect required, and the reason why he saw himself so clearly was that he looked not often, but suddenly, so catching himself unawares. — ELIZABETH TAYLOR