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Gentle dents on an idol
I think it is fair to say that of all Indian industrialists past and present, J.R.D. Tata has been the most widely admired. Part of the reason had to do with his business acumen, his skill in taking the Tatas beyond their core competence in steel and...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
No extensions, please
Sir — “Bureaucrat and retired' You’re hired” (Jan 2) makes a mockery of the administrative system ...  | Read.. 
 
Big disappointment
Sir — There is no doubt that Shilpa Shetty looked gorgeous when she stepped on the podium of Big ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TIME TO BE RESPONSIBLE
Public memory is short. Memory of unpleasant events is even shorter. Thus it is not surprising that a general amnesia seems t...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
The loose ends
The year ended with promise of better to come. With the implementation of the Indo-US nuclear pact, we may be able to overcom...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
It’s the tragedy of TV that instead of drawing upon new experience and fresh sources of comedy it cannibalizes old pop culture. When movies do the same now, they aren’t even imitating movies, they’re imitating TV. The result is too infantile to be called decadent; it’s pop culture for those with bad memories for pop culture, or so young they have no memories. — PAULINE KAEL
 
PEOPLE
The beauty — and the best
Six years after she left Mumbai for the United States to marry an Indian surgeon there, Madhuri Dixit — a la Mrs Nene — is re...  | Read..