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Waiting for Rahul
It may have been a coincidence, but the day that Rahul Gandhi launched his road show in western Uttar Pradesh, a leading economic daily carried a significant news item on the state of the sugar industry. The sugar mills in UP, the showpieces of the M...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Empty gesture
Sir — The report, “Mistakes and new site on Buddha’s lips” (March 29), makes it clear that an alter ...  | Read.. 
 
Red alert
Sir — Having taken the Sri Lankan air force by surprise, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has d ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BOLD STEPS
To a world terrorized by violent ideologies, the execution of six Islamist leaders in Bangladesh should be a sign of hope. Te...| Read.. 
 
CLOSE YOUR EYES
In a modern democracy, the information and broadcasting minister’s job ought to hover precariously on the brink of redundancy...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
With guns, but no guts
“I don’t want to second-guess the British after the fact,” said US navy lieutenant-commander, Erik Horner, “but our rules of ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. Some of their most esteemed inventions have no other apparent purpose...the dinner party of more than two, the epic poem, and the science of metaphysics. — H.L. MENCKEN