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On contradictions
William Butler Yeats felt intimidated; the world was more full of weeping than a human child could possibly understand; he/she should therefore scoot, “come away”. Mao Zedong had stronger...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Celebration of hate
Sir — As if the Gujarat incident of last year was not sickening enough, a plan of a different dimen ...  | Read.. 
 
Child’s play
Sir — The Supreme Court’s decision to bar those with more than two children from entering politics, ...  | Read.. 
 
Where’s the money'
Sir — I have a savings bank account with the State Bank of India, Jadavpur University branch. On Ma ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
STILL FRAGILE
India’s relations with Pakistan are inching towards normalization. There are, however, still no signs that stability in bilat...| Read.. 
 
NATURE’S REVENGE
All revolutions have unintended consequences. The makers of the Green Revolution in India did not ever foresee that the metho...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
In the interest of peace
India’s decision not to send troops to Iraq proves that while our foreign policy may not have yet come of age, our democracy ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
How circumstantial reality is! Facts are like individual letters, with their spikes and loops and thorns, that make up words: eventually they hurt our eyes, and we long to take a bath, to rake the lawn, to look at the sea. — JOHN HOYER UPDIKE
 
BOOKS
Lost and found
Brick Lane By Monica Ali, Doubleday, £ 6.25...  | Read.. 
 
The tale in the missives
A Difficult Friendship Letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore...  | Read.. 
 
Reading a success story
The Making of West Bengal’s Rural Communism By Arild Engelsen Ruud,...  | Read.. 
 
Search for beauty in ugliness
The Scent of Wet Earth in August By Feryal Ali Gauhar, Penguin, Rs 250...  | Read.. 
 
A Bible for the English
Alister McGrath’s book begins with the claim that the two greatest influences on the development ...  | Read..