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Bogeys in their heads
Last week, I suggested in these columns that Jack Straw’s discomfort in the presence of burqa’d women was a provincial’s reaction to difference. The burqa, I argued, was no more “a visible statement of separation” than a short skirt was a braz...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Due credit
Sir — Not only Bangladeshis but thousands of Bengalis in India are elated that the Nobel Peace Priz ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STAY VIGILANT
Should the Reserve Bank of India raise its policy rates at its next credit policy meeting at the end of this month' Those who...| Read.. 
 
POINTS TO PONDER
There is something hideously wrong with a society that has to be constantly reminded about children’s welfare, and that too t...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Fading out slowly
The People’s Daily had, two days back, a picture of President Hu Jintao visiting an exhibition in commemoration of the...  | Read.. 
OPED
The unaccommodated goddess
On that part of the Keoratola mahashmashan known as the ‘Mahisur Udyan’, a huge dais — generally reserved for cremating “VIPs”, someone informed me — is being prepared ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The world does seem to become one, however much its component elements may resist. Indeed, the stronger the resistance, the more certain is the outcome. We resist only what is inevitable. — HENRY MILLER