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CIMA Gallary

Laughing up his sleeve

Basking in the praise of Western diplomats — so much more satisfying than the accolades of Indian tycoons — Narendra Modi must be laughing up his sleeve. First the fiasco of Tuesday’s Bengal Leads non-event, now Sunday’s All-India Congress Committee with his stinging taunt “After Coalgate, AICC is...   | Read..
 
The mantle of leadership
It is said that once the conqueror, Taimur the ‘Lame’, talked to the famous historian and sociologist, Ibn Khuldun, about the...  | Read.. 
 
 
Letters to the Editor
Tall promises
Sir — When Mamata Banerjee addresses public meetings, she invariably talks about the ‘achievements’ ...  | Read.. 
 
Sour dream
Sir — In recent years, India has been portrayed as an important tourist destination. The ‘Incredibl ...  | Read.. 
 
Frost bite
Sir — I would like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned to the plight of poor people ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

TO CATCH A FALLEN STAR

In a crucial episode of the epic, Mahabharat, the god Dharma, disguised as a giant stork, asks Yudhisthir, “What is am...   | Read..
 
REVIEW ARTS
Telling stories from the east
Nandikar’s National Theatre Festival focused its spotlight squarely on the eastern region. Seagull (Guwahati) revived The Green Serpent, its first directly political st...  | Read.. 
 
The music of perfection
In this blooming season of Indian classical music, the city got a rare opportunity to witness a star-studded weekend in Nazrul Mancha, where the Swara Samrat Festival w...  | Read.. 
 
Colourful myths
Manipur is famous for its rich and vibrant dance styles and martial arts. Dance-drama or ballet is one of the rarest forms of art in this state. The Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur D...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. — C.S. LEWIS