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Tough talking
The Americans underestimated their latest Indian interlocutor — the foreign secretary, Shivshankar Menon. Just as they underestimated L.K. Advani during the then deputy prime minister’s visit to Washington four years ago. But the Americans have a lon...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Fresh trouble
Sir — Big business houses seem to have rushed into retail trade (“First taste of fury for Reliance ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TRYING TOO HARD
General Pervez Musharraf is in a labyrinth, which is partly his own doing. The dictator, who has erred only very little in hi...| Read.. 
 
SMART MOVE
Imagine Mamata Banerjee coming to power in Bengal and approving an expansion of the Tatas’ small-car project in Singur. For f...| Read.. 
 
WORDCAGE
 
Remedy for English
What does ghoti mean' (In English, not Bengali, that is.) A beard as sported by that Kentucky Fried colonel, maybe' An...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The barbarian is the man who regards his passions as their own excuse for being; who does not domesticate them either by understanding their cause or by conceiving their ideal goal. — GEORGE SANTAYANA