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Shock on the body
“The parents being given electric shocks,/ The children cry ‘amma’ ‘apa’, /So they are given electric shocks,/ They can’t cry ‘amma’ ‘apa’./ Tana-nee-na nee-na ta-na/ Nee-na tana tana nee-na,” sings the composer of this Ta...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
True to script
Sir — Mamata Banerjee should have been a script-writer instead of being a politician (“Mamata mothe ...  | Read.. 
 
Conversion formula
Sir — Nivedita Menon must be congratulated for having the guts to ask, “Why is religious conversion ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PRESIDENT’S VOTE
One of the pitfalls of adopting the Westminster model for Indian democracy is the anomalous position of the president. The po...| Read.. 
 
SEEING IT DONE
The beheading of Nick Berg, an American hostage in Iraq, may be watched on the internet as a video-clipping. It has become pa...| Read.. 
 
VIA MEDIA
 
The more the merrier
It was during the 1996 Bangla- desh election. The Purbani hotel in Dhaka was teeming with journalists from India. One of them...  | Read.. 
OPED
Trials and tribulations
Prisoners of war must at all times be humanely treated. Any unlawful act or omission by the detaining power causing death or seriously endangering the health of a prisoner of...  | Read.. 
 
To stop the outflow
Two years ago, adivasi women in Plachimada, a small hamlet in Palghat, Kerala, started a movement against Coca-Cola. Today, the Coca-Cola plant in Plachimada has been ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The thing is to produce an impression on the reader — the best you can, the truest you can, but some impression. The newest despisers of form and conventionalization produce no impression at all. — ARNOLD BENNETT