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Words and deeds
It’s not often that Lee Kuan Yew, who has known every major Indian politician since Jawaharlal Nehru, admits to being “impressed” by a visitor from New Delhi. But after their meeting last week, he called Pranab Mukherjee “a thinking man” and “a very ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Thirty years of misrule
Sir — Having retired recently, I decided to spend the time on my hands by helping a few boys and gi ...  | Read.. 
 
Dimmed brightness
Sir — The mysterious death of the full-grown Royal Bengal tiger continues to baffle all (“Tiger dea ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SILLY MISTAKE
All religions, it is politically correct to say, oppress women. That is true, but some religions are unrelentingly harsh on m...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Iqbal’s Hindu relations
I am beholden to P.V. Rawal of Jammu for sending me a photograph of Allama Iqbal’s Kashmiri Brahmin family taken in Sialkot i...  | Read.. 
 
REVIEW ARTS
How not to get acts together
Contrary to what some cynical readers think, most critics don’t write their reviews before the event. But I must confess that when I learnt of Theatrecian’s new project, Edwar...  | Read.. 
 
Songs sung true, and untrue
Although Rabindranath Tagore’s own musical training was in Hindustani classical music, he faced much criticism when, as a composer, he began to make use of it. He was accused ...  | Read.. 
 
Rehearsing the steps
To organize dance workshops under the guidance of renowned dancers and gurus has become a rage these days. How much the participants can master within this short span o...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
So long as a man rides his hobby-horse peacefully and quietly along the king’s highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him, — pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it' — LAURENCE STERNE