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Herding together
Given the three-hour time difference, the counters do not even close in San Francisco or Los Angeles when, not just the outcome of exit polls, but actual results, start filtering out along the eastern seaboard. Opinion and exit polls are at present r...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Who has more weight'
Sir — It is amazing that whether Balika Bodhu was a hit in the Seventies should be an electi ...  | Read.. 
 
Defying science
Sir — Now that astrology has been recognized as a science by the human resource development ministr ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
KEEP IT LOW
Calcutta is probably the noisiest city in India. It has recently given up on trying to improve the quality of air that its ci...| Read.. 
 
DIPLOMATIC CORE
Tact is the middle name of diplomacy. Diplomats are known for never showing their hands and their emotions. But there are tim...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Failing the students
The discovery of a packet containing higher-secondary answer scripts in a Bongaon-bound local train did not come as a surpris...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
I was called by my sovereign and by the voice of the people to assist the State when others had abdicated the service of it. That being so, no one can be surprised that I will go on no longer, since my advice is not taken. Being responsible, I will direct — and will be responsible for nothing that I do not direct. — WILLIAM PITT
 
BOOKS
Burglar of souls
The Last Liberal and Other Essays By Ramachandra Guha, Permanent Black, ...  | Read.. 
 
Give memory a voice
No Woman’s Land Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh write on the Pa...  | Read.. 
 
Glory on the greens
The Romance of the Indian Open (1964-2003) By K.R. Wadhwaney, Siddhar...  | Read.. 
 
On a slippery surface
The origins of a dispute By Prem Shankar Jha, Oxford, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
It’s all about money
Like everyone else, when two or three authors meet at the end of the financ...  | Read.. 
 

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