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Challenges of West Bengal
In 2002-03, a major survey was conducted on investment climate and the competitiveness of Indian manufacturing. Of the 250-odd detailed questions in this all-India survey, a dozen were purely qualitative in nature. More than 1,850 factory managers an...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
In bad taste
Sir — Michael Stich’s calling Martina Navratilova’s first round victory at Wimbledon as “terrible f ...  | Read.. 
 
Justice misplaced
Sir — The reprieve given to Dhananjoy Chatterjee, who raped and murdered Hetal Parekh, teaches us a ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ROUGH JOB
Poor children make excellent slaves, especially if they are girls. And like all slaves, they sometimes get lazy. It is wise t...| Read.. 
 
RIGHT NOISES
The prime minister carries heavy baggage. First there is the historical heritage of the Congress, its secularism and its soci...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Ten years is too long
The time limit for a majority government in a two-party system is now usually 10 to 12 years. After that, it is living on bor...  | Read.. 
OPED
Making their presence felt
Hazardous man-made chemicals that can interfere with hormone systems and which may affect the intelligence and behaviour of our children occur in many, sometimes, surprisingl...  | Read.. 
 
Don’t worry, it’s just a joke
Masti , a film directed by Indra Kumar, is supposedly a light-hearted comedy about the nuances of marriage and adultery in urban India. In reality, the film — a poor ad...  | Read.. 
 
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We wove a web in childhood,/ A web of sunny air;/ We dug a spring in infancy/ Of water pure and fair;/ We sowed in youth a mustard seed,/ We cut an almond rod;/ We are now grown to riper age —/ Are they withered in the sod' — CHARLOTTE BRONTË