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The Rani General files
Sixty years ago, India’s most loved actress was Suraiya. She entranced our fathers in the romantic roles she played opposite Dilip Kumar. It is not entirely certain whether she broke his heart when she left for Lahore in 1947, for he stayed on in Ind...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
History, already
Sir — It is difficult to believe that the Central Bureau of Investigation can let Moninder Singh Pa ...  | Read.. 
 
Buzzing in the ear
Sir — There are reasons to be alarmed by the findings of the research team at the Johns Hopkins Uni ...  | Read.. 
 
After such knowledge
Sir — The Educational Initiatives’ attempt to bridge the gaps in the educational system spells hope ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WRONG MOVES
Constitutional offices make exacting demands on those who hold them. As W.H. Auden put it in another context, they must learn...| Read.. 
 
WORD AND DEED
Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the forgotten father of Pakistan, had received an unexpected accolade from the Indian Hindu leader, Mr L...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
This too shall pass, or will it'
There is much money in cricket as we all well know and the greed of all the concerned ‘managers’ and ‘players’ of this game h...  | Read.. 
OPED
Song sung blue
Vasundhara is seventeen years old. She, along with most of her friends, have now settled on Linkin Park, a California-based band that produces what is popularly known as nu-me...  | Read.. 
 
Not a game of musical chairs
I got an i-pod as a gift recently. After much trial and more error, I managed to put some of my favourite music in it — Amir Khan’s Hansadhwani, Mallikarjun Mansur’s Nayaki Ka...  | Read.. 
 
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