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In a congenial soil
A character in Titash Ekti Nodir Naam is possessed by the ghost of Mahesh Bardhan of “Gutaura”, the colloquial for Gautampara — Utpal Dutt’s ancestral village and mine — two miles out of Brahmanbaria. He was much in my mind this past week as I...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Reclaiming Kashmir
Sir — It is strange that a significant development next door has been overshadowed by the rumblings ...  | Read.. 
 
Food for thought
Sir — The pain of penury is obviously the sole responsibility of the penniless. The Supreme Court r ...  | Read.. 
 
Signal service
Sir — With regard to “Two trains a few metres from collision” (Oct 25), on the incid ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
THE GREAT CHAIN OF BEING
The code of conduct telling bureaucrats how to behave with MPs and MLAs will drag democracy back towards pure feudalism...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run, we are all dead. Economists set themselves too easy, too useless a task if in tempestuous seasons they only tell us that when the storm is long past the ocean is flat again. — JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
How to talk well
We Indians do not make the necessary effort to cultivate the art of conversation. Some talk too much; many more get tongue-ti...  | Read..