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Unseasonal thoughts
Run-of-the-mill Indian investors, mostly from middle-class households, have of late learnt to recognize the colour of money. They cannot quite believe their fortune. Their sense of daze is understandable; the sensitive index is hovering around the 18...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Killing softly
Sir — The Union health ministry has often dallied with the idea of putting graphic warnings on ciga ...  | Read.. 
 
Control freak
Sir — The editorial, “Reserve ritual” (Oct 8), rightly points out that Sebi has made it virtually i ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SEEKING SIGNS
Feeling the water, measuring the temperature, reading the tea leaves — call it what you will, but there can be no doubt that ...| Read.. 
 
GRIM PICTURE
Even governments have no option sometimes but to give away the truth or part of it. When the Union home minister, Shivraj Pat...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Stand by the leader
When the Congress shows its inherent weakness and intellectual confusion by backtracking on the first confident assertion mad...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next. Everything over-ripens in the same way. The disasters of the world are due to its inhabitants not being able to grow old simultaneously. — CYRIL CONNOLLY
 
BOOKS
Elusive spirit
What Soumitra Das has caught in his astonishingly rich but handy volume...  | Read.. 
 
Brothers under the skin
Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power By Robert Dallek, Penguin, £10...  | Read.. 
 
Piteous recognition
The Deserter’s Tale By Joshua Key, Roli, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
Those who toil for us
India’s Labouring Poor: Historical Studies, C. 1600-2000 Edited by...  | Read.. 
 
When less is more
‘Long tail’ is a marketing concept which means selling less of more in any ...  | Read.. 
 

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