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Unfinished business
Marshall McLuhan’s claim that the medium is the message is as phoney as his parallel assertion that it is the massage. If the media had been the message, there would be no need for those running it to chalk out strategies for manipulating news and vi...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
A split wide open
Sir — If the cabinet has already taken the “unpleasant” decision to entertain foreign direct invest ...  | Read.. 
 
Rites of passage
Sir — Sankar Sen’s “Trading the miserable” (Oct 15) raises some disturbing questions. Sen implies t ...  | Read.. 
 
Lost and found
Sir — On October 3, as I was about to board a Tollygunge bound train at the Esplanade Metro station ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NOT AMUSING
The notion of a free lunch dies hard in the Indian psyche. Rooted in the era of Nehruvian socialism, when state subsidies wer...| Read.. 
 
A FUTURE CROP
Given its image of a nowhere state, a vision statement for West Bengal is an act of good faith. But McKinsey’s agri-business ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
It’s the tribals against the rest
A fresh controversy is threatening to divide political parties in Jharkhand along ethnic lines. In the eye of the storm is a ...  | Read.. 
OPED
Settle their dues
For several weeks now, adivasi groups across Maharashtra have been protesting against the eviction drive against encroachers launched by the state government’s forest o...  | Read.. 
 
Spreading the bad blood around
The programme is implemented in the state by the department of health and family welfare, AIDS cell, from 1992, and by the West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Societ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
God is dead; but given the way of men, there may still be caves for thousands of years in which his shadow will be shown. And we — we still have to vanquish his shadow too. — FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE