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Selling point
Sibram Chakraborty, the great Bengali humorist, had an instructive story to tell about the influence of film stars on lesser humans. A certain insignificant and docile orderly of the Calcutta Corporation was once found by his immediate boss to be spo...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Bring ’em home
Sir — In different periods of Indian history, foreign invaders have taken away precious artefacts a ...  | Read.. 
 
Enter at your own peril
Sir — Ashok Ganguly’s “Travels to America” (April 29) made for uneasy reading in these troubled tim ...  | Read.. 
 
Courtship drama
Sir — J. Sengupta’s apprehensions about the Bharatiya Janata Party “losing its claim to being a par ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BULGING RESERVES
India’s foreign exchange reserves are close to $120 billion — more than adequate by any indicator. For the first time in inde...| Read.. 
 
FAME OF POVERTY
Exotica turns into poverty in the same way that electra turns into banality. When India was ruled by the British, it was asso...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
It feels bad to be left out
The referendum on Cyprus’s unification under the United Nations and its heart-breaking verdict dominated the Western media la...  | Read.. 
OPED
A festival for the people
For a country where mundane matters often go awry, rituals are performed with rare punctuality and precision in India. Despite their unprecedented mega-scale, the Kumbh mel...  | Read.. 
 
Constrained by supplies
The third indicator is the ratio of the volume of closing cereal stocks held by the major exporters of wheat, coarse grains and rice to the total disappearance of these cereal...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice. — CHARLES DICKENS