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The Imperium
Cast the mind back a wee bit more than a hundred years. The 19th century was about to end. In the fin de siècle, there was much talk of ennui and decadence, particularly in literary and cultural circles. No sign of ennui was discernible...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Not a pretty picture
Sir — The Supreme Court’s stay order on the directive of a court in Hardwar to attach the propertie ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
AN ODD WORLD
Rationalism is not necessarily a virtue in mass politics. But irrationality seems to have a special place in Tamil Nadu’s pol...| Read.. 
 
KEEP IT PURE
How can mathematics be modernized for Indian schools' And why' These questions, and their answers, lead directly to what basi...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
DUMBED DOWN NATION
And now we are making life miserable for M.F. Husain, the one Indian contemporary painter who put modern Indian art on the ma...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
What we call mourning for our dead is perhaps not so much grief at not being able to call them back as it is grief at not being able to want to do so. — THOMAS MANN
 
BOOKS
Two of a kind
Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore & Okakura Tenshin By Rustom Bharuch...  | Read.. 
 
Lost in a tangle
Ludmila’s Broken English By D.B.C. Pierre, Faber, £ 6.50...  | Read.. 
 
When barbed wires bristled and soldiers paced the land
Can you hear the nightbird call' By Anita Rau Badami, Penguin, Rs 495<...  | Read.. 
 
Man behind the aura
He claims to be just an “ordinary monk” — a Nobel Peace Prize and unending...  | Read.. 
 

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