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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Kitsch in everyday life
If I were to draw a picture of a typical middle-class Indian home around the time I was growing up, I would leave out some things we now take for granted. The TV set, for example, or the cordless phone and the computer. Instead, I would sketch in som...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rise up to the challenge
Sir — Calcutta is plagued by problems, and there seems to be no way out. If it is water-logging one ...  | Read.. 
 
Costly measures
Sir — The report, “Penny wise, pound foolish austerity trip” (Sept 15), attempts to decry the effor ...  | Read.. 
 
Keep the faith
Sir — The tragedy of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center is too terrible to give up ...  | Read.. 
 
False promises
Sir — Now that the Maharashtra assembly elections are round the corner, the political parties seem ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
“Life’s nonsense pierces us with strange relation,” wrote a modern American poet. Here, ‘relation’ is used both as ‘a set of ...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
Wings clipped
Different contest
Family ties
Better days
Still noisy
Fresh hope
SCRIPSI
At one early, glittering dinner party at Buckingham Palace, the trembling hand of a nervous waiter spilled a spoonful of decidedly hot soup down my neck. How could I manage to ease his mind and turn his embarrassed apologies into a smile, except to put on a pretended frown and say, without thinking: “Never darken my Dior again.” — BEATRICE LILLIE