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Constructing borders
Islam, which does not recognize caste or class, has been insufficient to bind the various ethnic groups in Pakistan together. So it is hardly surprising that in the decades since independence, the vision or ideal of Pakistan as a secure homeland for ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Still a horror show
Sir — The reports, “Head pulled out, baby in womb” (Feb 22) and “Rat rampage no novelty” (Feb 23), ...  | Read.. 
 
Repeat offenders
Sir — The boat tragedy in Kerala shows how callous Indians are in general, and not just the concern ...  | Read.. 
 
Wrong turn
Sir — Mohammad Yunus’s decision to plunge into politics is unfortunate (“Yunus takes political plun ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
RICH BUT POOR
The railways minister’s budget speech was an eminently forgettable occasion. The shouting brigade of the Bharatiya Janata Par...| Read.. 
 
UP IN THE AIR
In a democracy, the propriety of the process is as important as the implications of the outcome. Thus, in the Uttar Pradesh B...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
The Indian Shuffle
The presentation of the budget has become like some rather dull and monotonous ‘festival’ with all and sundry involved in end...  | Read.. 
OPED
Human interest story
Tomorrow — February 28 — will mark the fifth anniversary of the Gujarat genocide. Godhra happened today, five years ago; the ‘reactions’ followed from the day after. We starte...  | Read.. 
 
A nightmare prolonged
“Aap kisse baat karna chahte hain'” Hanif Ganderi asks over the phone. The telephone line is alive with a myriad sounds — the piercing whistle of a locomotive, people’s...  | Read.. 
 
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