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Meaning of meaning
“There shall be,” Article 52 of the Constitution says, “a President of India.” The next article declares, in almost stentorian tone, that “The executive power of the Union shall be vested in the President and shall be exercised by him either directl...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Foreign presence
Sir — The United Progressive Alliance government has sent out a rather alarming message by allowing ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — S.L. Rao has completely missed the ground reality in “Triumph of Choice” (July 2) in which h ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SINKING FEELING
It never rains, but pours. And it floods and drowns. Calcuttans are never required to recall this fact of city life more than...| Read.. 
 
WRONG DUTY
Before a toast is raised, the fine print should be read and the implications considered. Initially, it is natural to rejoice ...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Retrace the Roots
Will the great government of India pay the ridiculous duty of 30 per cent that it imposes on artefacts returning to the home ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
If I had a thousand sons, the first human principle I would teach them should be, to forswear thin potations and to addict themselves to sack. — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
 
BOOKS
Dirty beauty
TOUCHSTONES: ESSAYS ON LITERATURE, ART AND POLITICS By Mario Vargas Llosa...  | Read.. 
 
Produce the witness, please
The Indian Mutiny By Julian Spilsbury, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £20...  | Read.. 
 
Reflections on the nature of love, grief and immortality
It is fortuitous that the Prestons’ recounting of the love story that forms...  | Read.. 
 
Looking good in borrowed feathers
For all the hype about Indian writing in English, it is educational books t...  | Read.. 
 

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