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Cricket as spectacle
The cricket stadium at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi used to be uncomfortable and squalid, now it’s comfortable and vulgar. The concrete terraces have been replaced by plastic seats, there’s a giant video screen for replays, the lavatories are better, bu...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Still waiting
Sir — The Supreme Court of India has for long introduced a system of scrutiny of all petitions filed. The flaws, if any, are supposed to be displayed on its website so that ...  | Read.. 
 
Rage against the machine
Sir — Bus drivers seldom drive carefully because they never get penalized for their recklessness. I ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — The attempts of women from villages of Rajasthan to make their daughters more self-reliant is ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
POOR DATA
The jump in the wholesale price index from 5 to nearly 7.5 per cent came as a nasty shock to markets. True, the sudden jump w...| Read.. 
 
SAY CHEESE
Italian voters have not lost their sense of humour. Unamused by the antics of the two-year-old centre-left government of Roma...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Brave Men With Empty Pockets
According to Military Balance 2008, the Indian armed forces employ 12,88,000 men. The army has 11,00,000 soldie...  | Read.. 
OPED
Just the gear and a bit of luck
Last Sunday, I was at the Eden Gardens, watching the Kolkata Knight Riders play the Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League. Or was I? I could have been watching a contes...  | Read.. 
 
Revving it up in the gathering gloom
I have no feelings for cricket, and know nothing about the game. Nor does it figure in my fondness for, and exasperation with, India or England. So I went to the Eden Gardens ...  | Read.. 
 
Bring on the real entertainers
Had it not been for the power failure, the IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Deccan Chargers would have been shorter than Jodhaa Akbar and just a tad longer t...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
As someone pointed out recently, if you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation. — JEAN KERR