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By design or chance
To a student of political economy, the state of West Bengal is an enigma. Nowhere in the country, and indeed in very few places in the world, has economic stagnation coexisted with so much political stability for such a long time. If people had cared...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
In unholy land
Sir— The medieval period — associated with superstitions and barbarity — may have become history fo ...  | Read.. 
 
True lies
Sir — Swapan Dasgupta has carefully chosen his words to give undue credit to his favourite Bharatiy ...  | Read.. 
 
Fowl play
Sir — The mass burial of chickens at the Saint Alphonsus Social and Agriculture Centre, Kurseong, w ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PARTY GAME
One of the things politicians across the board believe in is that promises are made to be broken. The Communist Party of Indi...| Read.. 
 
CHILD RITES
Nothing is worse than what human beings can imagine or make themselves believe. A tantrik and an ojha in Bihar ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Now for an open secret
Almost two decades have passed since this writer wrote a piece on Indian combat aviation after a fair amount of research from...  | Read.. 
OPED
With more concerted effort
Accord priority to policies and programmes for sex education for young people and adolescent reproductive health services...Implement policies and statements on multi-sectoral...  | Read.. 
 
Looking bad and feeling worse
Over the past month, there has been a lot of media hype surrounding the Indian economy. We are being relentlessly told that the country’s economy has never looked better, that...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
All are deceptions, substitutes for the hard job of using reason and industry and intuition and compassion to solve even a little bit of the muddle with humanness and awe for the natural world and the complexity of human beings. — ANGUS WILSON