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In Nehru’s house
Indians are obsessed with individuals. One adverse result of this is that institutions do not get the degree of attention and care that they deserve. There are too many institutions around to list that have gone into decline and no longer perform at the level they once did or do not function to their full potential and promise. In Calcutta, one has only to think of Presidency College, ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
On the right track
Sir — The Indian Railways is the lifeline of the masses and an important part of the economy. The o ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SEEING RED
Diversity cannot flourish, or even survive, in a society that abhors freedom. If communist regimes have a history of destroyi...| Read.. 
 
THUS CAPITAL
What do they know of India, who only Delhi know? The question is not rhetorical. On the contrary, it is grounded in reality, ...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
All The Untold Stories
The Xinjiang riots are officially being described as the worst since 1949, with 156 dead — including one policeman — and over...  | Read.. 
OPED
Good for all minorities
Words are magic things often enough, but even the magic of words sometimes cannot convey the magic of the human spirit and of a Nation’s passion....  | Read.. 
 
Men between women
I read Nigel Nicolson’s Portrait of a Marriage for the first time from the Bengal Club Library in Calcutta. It was an austerely bound and heavily marked volume. Nicolso...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
His eyes are quickened so with grief,/ He can watch a grass or leaf/ Every instant grow; he can/ Clearly through a flint wall see,/ Or watch the startled spirit flee/ From the throat of a dead man. — ROBERT GRAVES