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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Misplaced energies
At a high-level meeting in Washington DC to discuss terrorism, a troubled American vice-president is reported to have said that the issue was not “our analysis” of the threat but “our response” to it. Dick Cheney’s exasperation will be shared by many...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Local into global
Sir — Chandrashekhar Dasgupta is convinced that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has put itse ...  | Read.. 
 
Forgotten first
Sir — Ashoke V. Desai’s “International steal” (Aug 12) provides an insightful analysis of the role ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — The fact that the Chinese faked parts of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games only goes ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NOT QUITE THERE
The adjective, democratic, can be used to cover a multitude of sins. It can be used, for example, to justify a bandh t...| Read.. 
 
HANDLE WITH CARE
To overlook a growing problem for immediate gain just breeds trouble in the long run. Tarun Gogoi, the chief minister of Assa...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Squirm in Disgust
As we pronounce another milestone of our ‘freedom’, try to ‘celebrate’ the occasion in various ways, the reality on the groun...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The past exudes legend: one can’t make pure clay of time’s mud. There is no life that can be recaptured wholly; as it was. Which is to say that all biography is ultimately fiction. — BERNARD MALAMUD
 
BOOKS
How it all gets built
OLD DELHI — NEW YORK: PERSONAL VIEWS (Roli, Rs 1,495) by Cyrus S.H. Jhabvala is a portfolio of watercolours...  | Read.. 
 
The search for a new veil
There are many things that annoy Ziauddin Sardar, but some obviously more t...  | Read.. 
 
To meet the storm in the eye
Kamala Markandaya is one of the earliest exponents of Indian writers writing in English...  | Read.. 
 
Reading and talking about books
Hindu tradition has something called virodha bhakti by which a devot...  | Read.. 
 

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