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The old man on the flag
A few days ago I was in Gujarat making a radio documentary for the BBC. On the last day of my visit, I found myself interviewing Anandi Patel, the state minister for education, and someone reputed to be very close to Narendra Modi. ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Sing a different tune
Sir — The Trinamool Congress may be the main opposition in West Bengal, but it gets a little too ca ...  | Read.. 
 
People’s silence
Sir — Uttam Sengupta makes a pitch for more public involvement, not more legislation, in order to r ...  | Read.. 
 
Qualified consent
Sir — There appears to be a serious anomaly in the working rules of the West Bengal pollution contr ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
THEATRES OF POWER
A dress rehearsal is never as enthralling as the real performance. This is true though only for theatre on the stage. ...| Read.. 
 
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Christianity is really a man’s religion: there’s not much in it for women except docility, obedience, who-sweeps-the-room-as-for-thy-cause, downcast eyes and death in childbirth. For the men it’s better: all power and money and fine robes, the burning of the heretics — fun, fun, fun!— and the Inquisition fulminating from the pulpit.— FAY WELDON