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Served up for the people
In the bad old monopolist days, when All India Radio and Doordarshan owned public broadcasting, you sat by the radio or television set hoping for news but got policy statements, official speeches and accounts of VIP doings instead. Now that broadcast...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Paper tigers
Sir — Indian cricketers have lived up to Ricky Ponting’s comment that they are paper tigers on fore ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WEAK CLUB
There is something rotten in a democracy where the Union budget does not get a chance to be properly debated in parliament. T...| Read.. 
 
LONG ROAD
The time has finally come for the Maoists in Nepal to re-write the country’s — and their own — history. In a few days they ar...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Mirth and Malice
The Lunar New Year hangover is still on. And it shows the way China is changing every day....  | Read.. 
OPED
Sleeping with the caste enemy
When Sonelal Patel, the leader of Apna Dal, exhorted his kinsfolk to “unite and snatch power”, and Om Prakash Rajbhar declared that “without the support of smaller parties, th...  | Read.. 
 
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