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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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CIMA Gallary
Influencing people
It is pretty pointless to try to discover a structure of rationality in social mores. A person may be a crook and a thief and guilty of a thousand other offenses, but as long he remains successful in politics and occupies one electoral office after a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Play fair
Sir — There were no bidders for Pakistani players at the Indian Premier League auctions (“Cold Pak ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ALL AND SUNDRY
The bestowing of national awards in India is always a dodgy business. This is because, as a general rule, Indians do not poss...| Read.. 
 
SUCCESS STORY
For Mahinda Rajapaksa, elected president of Sri Lanka for the second time with a thumping majority, the winning formula has w...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
A matter of Shame
The brouhaha over the Padma award for Sant Singh Chatwal has neither been loud enough nor emphatic about the fact that he doe...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. — SAMUEL BUTLER
 
BOOKS
Doubly foreign
“They say that when good Americans die they go to Paris,” chuckled Sir Thomas…....  | Read.. 
 
Layered worlds within the city with a human face
Lawrence Durrell once wrote, “A city becomes a world when you are in love with one of its inhabit ...  | Read.. 
 
By good writing alone
Bureaucrats, Sir Humphrey Appleby said in Yes Minister, are empty ve...  | Read.. 
 
Far from Baker Street
It may be time for a different Holmes. But how different? Vithal Rajan’s Holmes of the Raj is a curious ...  | Read.. 
 

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