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Fantasy, then and now
A reasonably large part of my reading consists of books my son and daughter read. Though their medium of instruction till Class V was Hindi, you wouldn’t think so from the fiction on their shelves, which is wholly written in English. This is not so d...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The final bow
Sir — American tennis icon, Andre Agassi, bid farewell to the game after losing to Benjamin Becker ...  | Read.. 
 
Poison in the air
Sir — The editorial, “People’s poison” (Aug 31), is right in voicing concerns about the increasing ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
RIGHT TO DEFEND
It is unrealistic to expect a failed state to abide by diplomatic norms. The dangers of having such a state as a neighbour ar...| Read.. 
 
PART OF A NATION
Pigeonholes are very good for letters but awful for human beings. But pigeonholing is a common practice, even among those who...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
It’s All In The Mind
Official investigations into ‘wardrobe malfunctions’ don’t take place only in India. The morality brigade is as active here a...  | Read.. 
OPED
Much work, many worlds
“I have been around since Indira Gandhi’s time,” declared Saleha Bibi, sitting with a natural magnificence on the pavement in front of the Institute of Child Health...  | Read.. 
 
Ticket to ride...  | Read.. 
 
Whistling women...  | Read.. 
 
Letter of consent...  | Read.. 
 
Three in one...  | Read.. 
 
The lesser muse...  | Read.. 
 
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I could see that childhood was an invention of grown-ups, a fiction we were required to take on trust in case we demanded something better. — PHILIP OAKES