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Apology exchange

The accomplished British cartoonist, Martin Rowson, is — as befitting his profession — naturally attracted by the absurdities of public life. Last week, he directed his fire at the Think Tanks. “Let’s form a Think Tank”, he suggested to his Twitter followers, “Call it… ‘Policy Carousel’…Front it up with a couple of nerdy teenagers in suits… and start issuing press releases… arguing the dumbest ...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Hard times
Sir — It is incredible that the chief minister of a state as culturally advanced and politically aw ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

DARING REALISM

Whether it is an act of courage, foolhardiness or realism, the finance minister’s economic surveyors have diverged from him. ...   | Read..
 

POWER DRIVE

Apart from proving the staying power of the former Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian elections have yiel...   | Read..
 
CHINA DIARY
 
DRAGGED HOME
In a disturbing new trend, some youngsters did not go home for the new year, which is a time for family reunions. The reasons...  | Read.. 
OPED
The girl who ran away to the forest
The hero of Leela Majumdar’s short-story, “Khentir Maa” is Khenti, Kshantamani. In the fictional forest-lined village of the narrative, somewhere over there (“odike”), ...  | Read.. 
 
Difficult fathers, delightful daughters
It is a quality that slips away as one tries to write about it. Leela Majumdar had it; in a different world, Nancy Mitford had it too. It has to do with the way they wrote ab...  | Read.. 
 
Somewhere else
Of all of Leela Majumdar’s creations, I remember the young and foul-tempered crocodile the most. Having found shelter in a large fish tank in Majumdar’s pishima’s house...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Only you and I can help the sun rise each coming morning. If we don’t, it may drench itself out in sorrow. — JOAN BAEZ