The Telegraph
Thursday , June 12 , 2014
 

Notes on a death

Mohsin Shaikh, who was killed in Pune ten days ago, wanted to get on in life. A fine report in The Indian Express gives us a window into his world. He was from Solapur, a large town in southern Maharashtra where his father, Sadiq, like many Indian Muslims, was ‘self-employed’, which, i...   | Read..
 
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Sound move
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EDITORIAL

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BRUSH HAPPY

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FIFTH COLUMN
 
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OPED
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SCRIPSI
There seems to be no lengths to which humourless people will not go to analyze humour. It seems to worry them. — ROBERT BENCHLEY