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Sons and lovers
In 1935, when he was about fourteen, Satyajit Ray created perhaps his first masterful image. This was a black-and-white photograph of himself and his mother. His father — dead for more than a decade by then — is present in the composition as an image...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Stinking nation
Sir — The report, “Moral MP caught with fake wife” (April 19), hardly comes as a surprise. It is un ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TRY AGAIN LATER
The United Progressive Alliance government does not understand why, despite all its efforts to lead the horse close to the wa...| Read.. 
 
BET ON RAINFALL
The cliché about Indian agriculture being a gamble on the monsoon should perhaps be rephrased. Indian agriculture has become ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
On A Hostile Terrain
The attempted rape of two women at Rajauri by jawans masked as militants is sure to strengthen the claim that this is ...  | Read.. 
LAW
Oh, for a new law
Shahanara loved embroidering images of sunflowers and peacocks. Even after 10 years in a mental hospital and another six in a half-way home, she never lost hope of being reuni...  | Read.. 
 
Minor matter
A man challenged a high court order directing him to pay maintenance for his children. He contended that at the time of the divorce, he and his ex-wife had signed an agreemen...  | Read.. 
 
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What is a photograph' It’s something defined, with an edge ... A long time after the event it is still there, and when you look at it you shut out everything else. It becomes an icon, a totem, a curio. — GRAHAM SWIFT