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Small signs of the times

With nine months left for another Lok Sabha election, last Monday’s national debating tournament at Jadavpur University — “Voxpop 2013” was their fancy name for it — may not have been without a political message. Nothing obvious and, of course, it was unintended, but the youth whom P. Chidambaram wa...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Green murder
Sir — It has been reported that the Jammu and Kashmir government seized over 30,000 square feet of ...  | Read.. 
 
Battle cry
Sir — K.P. Nayar hit the nail on the head in “The lonely campaign” (Feb 27). The history of financi ...  | Read.. 
 
Real hero
Sir — During the Chennai Test, India were tottering at 194 for the loss of 4 wickets. Sachin Tendul ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

A DECLINE FORETOLD

Predictions about the decline and fall of a regime or a political party often go hopelessly wrong. Twelve years ago, Gordon ...   | Read..
 
REVIEW ARTS
The line of misery
Amidst a host of paintings and drawings of Jogen Chowdhury’s mature years exhibited at his first retrospective at Nandan, Kala Bhavan, held between February 11 and 28, a pair ...  | Read.. 
 
Sweet nothings
Between the monied patron and the learned pundit there is, sometimes, a tightrope the arts have to tread, especially in the modern age. Wooing one, it’s felt, may well alienat...  | Read.. 
 
Diverse traditions
Based on various classical dance styles, six choreographic presentations were put up at ICCR on February 19 and 20. Presented by Nrityalok, an institution spearheaded by Sutap...  | Read.. 
 
OPED
Matters of self-respect
Krishnan Srinivasan’s “Image with no definition” (January 23, 2013) in The Telegraph chronicles incorrect facts and absurd assumptions. ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If I walk down this hallway, tonight/ It’s too quiet/ So I pad through the dark/ And call you on the phone/ Push your old numbers/ And let your house ring/ Till I wake your ghost./ Let him walk down your hallway/ It’s not this quiet/ Slide down your receiver, sprint across the wire/ Follow my number/ Slide into my hand./ It’s the blaze across my nightgown/ It’s the phone’s ring./ I think last night/ You were driving circles around me. — KRISTIN HERSH