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Small revelations
Iíve just seen The Namesake, Mira Nairís adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiriís novel. For those who havenít read the book or seen the movie, this is the story of a young Bengali, Ashoke Ganguly, who leaves for America in the early Eighties with his wi...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Hold your tongue
Sir ó Rahul Gandhi, a member of parliament from Amethi, obviously has no understanding of the poli ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PACKING UP
Fallen rulers, especially of the dictatorial kind, routinely go into exile. That is not quite the case with either Begum Khal...| Read.. 
 
THE MISSING FACE
To be written about in reports and surveys, and be forgotten in the real world, seems to be the fate of a great number of chi...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Pretty as a picture
Guangzhou is beautiful and depressing. Its old district, home to many colonial-style buildings dating from the days of Canton...  | Read.. 
OPED
Way of the crumbling cookie
Politics is often defined as a trade that thrives on sentiments and superstitions rather than rationalism. This would certainly ring true of Uttar Pradesh politics today, v...  | Read.. 
 
Smooth desires, smoother operators
Election time in Uttar Pradesh and the campaign catches on fast. ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Literature is the one place in any society where, within the secrecy of our own heads, we can hear voices talking about everything in every possible way. ó SALMAN RUSHDIE