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September 1996

Throwing stones from a glass house

IT is difficult these days to find a member of Parliament one can admire. Therefore, it hurts much to be told that someone you had esteemed as a model member is also a crook like others.

Pressing science for pop-trash

Last Thursday's Pioneer carried an amusing report on a brain chemical called serotonin (mistakenly spelt in the report as serotonin) whose high levels in Narasimha Rao.

Rao - like a sick temple elephant

With every passing day, Narasimha Rao looks ever more like a sick temple elephant — too weak to do the temple duties but too stout to be turned out of his enclosure. His opponents in the party.

No, not another Bogus Janata Party!

Interfering in neighbours' domestic discord isn't fair but it isn't fair either to stand aloof when a bride is about to be burnt in the neighbourhood.

The Decade of the Judges, and of the media

This will go down (or, shall we say, go up) in our history as the Decade of the Judges. We could have called it the Decade of Reforms but for all the mess which Narasimha Rao and his ministerial.