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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Divinely bovine
The best way to begin to understand India, I sometimes think, is to observe the cow. Once, while waiting for the Howrah-bound Doon Express in Benaras, not unpleasantly numbed by the odour of shit that fills the air the moment one crosses into Bihar a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rediscovering the Mahatma
Sir — Mahatma Gandhi is once again taking the centre-stage in popular culture, thanks to movie dire ...  | Read.. 
 
Forever young
Sir — In the business of politics, there is no need for an entrance test or basic qualifications, a ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Mohun Bagan’s successive victories against arch rivals, East Bengal, in the Calcutta league p ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
LIFE BE NOT PROUD
Indian society seems to be perpetually slipping through the hands of the mighty, benevolent state. In spite of repeated remin...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
The art of living
Cold response
Love for one’s land
Brilliant disguise
In letter and spirit
Scoring cardinal points
Different shades of red
SCRIPSI
There is nothing to be pitied in a dumb animal; its dumbness is its salva- tion, whereas poor man carries the terrible burden of intelligence, and it will surely wipe him out in the not too distant end. The cats and guppies will have the last laugh over the last corpse of the last man: ‘If you’re so smart, how come you’re extinct'’ — ALAN COREN
 
INSIGHT
Puja in the times of the Net
Ensconced in the comforts of her cushy home at Hendon in London, Saraswati Pandit sits in front of the computer, scrolling en...  | Read..