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Chirping on cricket
The World Cup has meandered to its end; the passion roused by India’s Caribbean debacle is nearly spent too. The time is perhaps appropriate enough to offer some what-might-appear irreverent comments on the phenomenon of Indian cricket....  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Derivative lot
Sir — Mukul Kesavan’s “Life at second hand” (April 26) delivers a message that needs to be heard th ...  | Read.. 
 
Lips be sealed
Sir — The arrest warrant against Richard Gere and Shilpa Shetty by a Jaipur court adds a new twist ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — There is practically a one-sided war going on between the producers of CFL lamps and the manu ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
IN A TRILLION
It is unlikely to be made, for the current Indian prime minister is less given to grand flourishes. But it is an occasion for...| Read.. 
 
AGAINST NATURE
Why does an unmanageable number of Indians urinate and defecate in public places' Because some Indians — mostly in the villag...| Read.. 
 
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Last Action Hero
He was always a heavy drinker, but until his health problems got bad in the mid-Nineties, he could usually hold his liquor. T...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail, / And say there is no sin but to be rich; / And, being rich, my virtue then shall be / To say there is no vice but beggary. — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE