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A calendar of coaches
For the coarse cricket journalist, the BCCI’s search for a replacement for Greg Chappell has begun to seem farcical. Dav Whatmore, who asked for the job, didn’t make the shortlist. Graham Ford, who was given the job, didn’t take it. John Emburey, who...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Italian affair
Sir — It is unfortunate that Argentina has rejected India’s request for the extradition of Ottavio ...  | Read.. 
 
Message sent
Sir— Ever since Prashant Tamang has made it to Sony’s Indian Idol, people from different pa ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — In “Never a moment to breathe easy” (June 12), Sanjib Baruah brings out an important aspect ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
REVERSE GEAR
Two steps back, one step forward. This is how the Board of Control for Cricket in India believes in making progress. Legend h...| Read.. 
 
MORE BRITISH
The keenness to look the Other in the face is now matched by the eagerness to hear the voice as well. But perhaps now the loc...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
For a good life abroad
It started off with an innocuous “Did you like the food'” The questioner was a young man, a waiter in a restaurant specializi...  | Read.. 
OPED
May the best man win, but how'
Electing the president, like most things in Indian politics, is anything but simple. The president is supposed to be an apolitical, figurative head of the state. Shouldn’t the...  | Read.. 
 
Small mercies in the big bad world
The year 1974 made it difficult for anybody and everybody to become president of India. An act passed by parliament made it mandatory for the nomination papers of a presidenti...  | Read.. 
 
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In an autocracy, one person has his way; in an aristocracy, a few people have their way; in a democracy, no one has his way. — CELIA GREEN