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Balancing needs
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was addressing the “CII Steel Summit: Vision 2020” when, with his characteristic gentleness, he managed to make several telling points, beginning with: “I want the Mittals and the Tatas, and all others who are eyeing glo...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Loo and behold
Sir — Even if every Indian household was to be provided with plush toilets and running water, it is ...  | Read.. 
 
Money for nothing
Sir — It is ridiculous to rejoice at India’s becoming a trillion-dollar economy (“Billion with a tr ...  | Read.. 
 
Erratum
In “Why remember” (April 21), the review of a programme in memory of Rajeswari Datta, the reviewer’ ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BEST ELEVEN
A gruesome murder and a ridiculous mess with the rules could not stop the juggernaut of the Australian cricket team. It won t...| Read.. 
 
TOO RUSSIAN
None of Russia’s leaders, apart from Boris Yeltsin (1931-2007), has asked its people for forgiveness. Yeltsin was also unique...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Rule of the wrong
Something strange has overtaken life in India. It is as though integrity and decency have been thrown to the winds, with no n...  | Read.. 
OPED
Living on the edge
India is a country of conflicting realities. Nothing illustrates this better than the confusing results of various surveys undertaken recently on the liveability of Indian cit...  | Read.. 
 
With a little help from above
The congested streets of Dhaka used to be shrouded by a pall of black smoke that infested the lungs of the city dwellers, be they pedestrians, cyclists or bus passengers. The ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Society already understands that the criminal is not he who washes our dirty linen in public, but he who dirties the linen. — VLADIMIR BUKOVSKY