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WAITING FOR THE FARCE
When the politically pestilential Indo-US nuclear deal is not invading his thoughts, the prime minister, Manmohan Singh, must be reflecting on a foreign-policy hara-kiri he very narrowly avoided. This was a fatally flawed settlement with Pakis...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Righteous indignation
Sir — One should not be surprised by what Susmita Chanda did to the traffic constable, Abdul Manna ...  | Read.. 
 
Doubts of faith
Sir — It is astounding to note that in spite of the spiritual crisis that Mother Teresa underwent, ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OUTER SPACE
It seems not quite right to say that Indian cities are heartless places where people are left to perish alone on the streets ...| Read.. 
 
RAKING MUCK
The army in Bangladesh, like its counterpart in Pakistan, never had any love lost for the country’s politicians. Fifteen year...| Read.. 
 
WORDCAGE
 
Short Is Best
The curse of modern English is verbosity. And what a needless curse. Why be long-winded when you could be short' Why say or w...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
I’m a lucky man. I carry the world within me. You see, Salim, in this world beggars are the only people who can be choosers. Everyone else has his side chosen for him. — V.S. NAIPAUL