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That liberal hour
Once one reaches a certain age, deaths of even very close friends cease to cause much of a convulsion. Perhaps a defence mechanism is at work: the mind has a limited absorptive capacity; it can take in this much of sad tidings, and nothing beyond. Be...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Dress down
Sir — The minister for environment and forests, Jairam Ramesh, is not justified in describing convo ...  | Read.. 
 
Difference of opinion
Sir — Swapan Dasgupta’s comments on Indian think tanks and the media in the article, “Without balan ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
EASIER WAY
It is astonishing what can go down in the name of political correctness. Get women to fill up a respectable number of seats i...| Read.. 
 
PEOPLE’S POWER
Burning coffins, breaking a pot before the statue of King Taksin, throwing plastic bags full of rotten fish, and even pouring...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
The green vanishes
We are a strange lot. On the one hand, you have the prime minister and his senior colleagues expressing ‘deep’ concern about ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
No opera plot can be sensible, for in sensible situations people do not sing. An opera plot must be, in both senses of the word, a melodrama. — W.H. AUDEN
 
BOOKS
In search of the soul
Samina Quraeshi interprets the idea of the sacrosanct as “a place where one feels connected to something larger ...  | Read.. 
 
Hidden stories
It is a pity that the pre-publication publicity for Andrew Rawnsley’s second book on the New Labour experienc ...  | Read.. 
 
A walk on the Wilde side
He had famously announced to New York customs that he had nothing to declar...  | Read.. 
 

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