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The chancellors’ vice
Some months ago, a news item in the Bangalore edition of a national paper carried this headline, “Three shortlisted for Mysore varsity post”. Since I am a former academic, and have known many past graduates and teachers of Mysore University, I read o...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
No boon from closed mills
Sir — The chief minister of West Bengal, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, has asked the Central government ...  | Read.. 
 
Old and irrelevant
Sir — If two individuals want to live together, religion, in that case, has no place in the scheme ...  | Read.. 
 
Sound check
Sir — Thanks to almost everyone owning a two-wheeler, and a rapid increase in the number of three-w ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TAKING THE POPULAR TRAIN
The Indian Railways is not a charity organization. On the contrary, it is one of the few publicly-owned rail systems in the w...| Read.. 
 
REVIEW ARTS
Shadowing Ray
A feeling of confusion is always part of the experience of viewing films about the making of films — think of Truffaut’s Day for Night. This enjoyable bewilderment of n...  | Read.. 
 
An evening of variety and convergence
Rajrupa Chowdhury (née Sen), who was featured in a recital at the Calcutta School of Music’s Sandre Hall on the evening of June 28, is a young sarod player who had draw...  | Read.. 
 
With or without a theme
Rabindrasangeet performances in the post-copyright era have been dominated by themes. Sometimes the thematic stringing of songs (usually accompanied by readings) provides new ...  | Read.. 
 
First among equals
From the scorching Melbourne summer to the ebullient Parisian spring, from the hallowed lawns of Wimbledon to the unyielding ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I wouldn’t put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if he waned to, but I very much doubt if he would — because it seems contrary to the way in which he deals with persons and brings his wonders out of natural personal relationships. — DAVID JENKINS