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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Grin and bear the loss
Even morons are supposed to be aware where their self-interest lies. Not so, apparently, the state governments in this country. Come April 1, 2003, they will march to their beheading; they are going to abolish sales taxation and embrace the Centre-ad...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
A dash of selfishness
Sir — Sonia Gandhi seems to be lately setting too much store by the desire to do the right thing, i ...  | Read.. 
 
Empty pockets
Sir — The austerity drive announced by the West Bengal government last month has run into resistanc ...  | Read.. 
 
Last word
Sir — Is an overweight person always a fathead' At least that is the message that comes across in ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
FAILED EFFORT
West Bengal has failed to eradicate polio. This is a dangerous failure, and has quite rightly started to worry neighbouring s...| Read.. 
 
REBEL TRAP
Not all rebels have a cause, especially in party politics where rebellions are mostly struggles for power. The malcontents in...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Hard labour ahead
Within weeks of its being released to the public by the Union labour minister, Sahib Singh Verma, in early September, the rep...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The worst thing is that we live in a contamined moral environment. We fell morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. — VACLAV HAVEL
 
BOOKS
Dreaming stone
Journey to Portugal By José Saramago, Harvill, £ 6.95...  | Read.. 
 
Long walk to fame
News From No Man’s Land By John Simpson, Macmillan, £ 7.50 ...  | Read.. 
 
How to get commissioned
Most editors would agree, freelancing is tough business, whether you are wr...  | Read.. 
 
The poor gain from a rich history
The Politics of the Urban Poor in early twentieth-century India By Nandin...  | Read.. 
 
Oppressive development
NGOs and the State in India By Sangeeta Kamat, Oxford, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 

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