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In an imperfect world
There are many law-abiding Britons who want nothing more than to be left alone to get on with their lives. This not-so-insignificant section believes it was needlessly provocative of the Queen’s minders to award a knighthood to Salman Rushdie in this...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Cast in stone
Sir — The electronic media had relentlessly campaigned for the Taj Mahal, urging Indians to vote fo ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NOT WORTH IT
Indefinite deferral is the least honourable form of evasion. This is possibly the fourth time that the meeting of the group o...| Read.. 
 
SEALED PURSE
Kings and queens may not draw all their powers from their purses. But they cannot like being deprived of the funds and all th...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Stay Back Home
In the last few weeks, two true sons of Delhi passed away. Their innings were of much substance and their legacy will live on...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
My life is spent in a perpetual alternation between two rhythms, the rhythm of attracting people for fear I may be lonely and the rhythm of trying to get rid of them because I know that I am bored. — C.E.M. JOAD
 
BOOKS
Magnum India
India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy By Ramach...  | Read.. 
 
View from the concrete terraces, then and now
Men in White: A Book of Cricket By Mukul Kesavan, Viking, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
First light
This book is a refreshing addition to the literature on the Bengal Renaissa...  | Read.. 
 
Ethics in the epic
There is an old Bengali saying which roughly translates as “what is not in ...  | Read.. 
 

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