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Rural Bengal’s puzzle
There is a long-standing belief in West Bengal that agrarian reforms — which began with Operation Barga in the late Seventies — have raised agricultural productivity and rural incomes. The political adjunct of this economic tenet is that so long as a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The joke’s on them
Sir — Making a whole nation laugh is a serious business. And Britain’s official court jester, Nigel ...  | Read.. 
 
Fond remembrance
Sir — The relationship between Jawaharlal Nehru and Hirendranath Mukherjee that Ashok Mitra refers ...  | Read.. 
 
Play time, folks
Sir — Olympics 2004 will be starting in a few days’ time. But even now, very few of us know the nam ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
FREE FANTASIA
The relationship between pornography and freedom is far from simple. The Marquis de Sade wrote his most famous books in the B...| Read.. 
 
WRONG MOVE
Vengeance can never be the basis of politics in a democracy. Thus the demand emanating from within sections of the Congress t...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Junk that old hat
When one reads in the newspapers that the politburo member, M.K. Pandhe, is busy suggesting that the CPI(M) will pull the gov...  | Read.. 
OPED
No one likes a bad flood
Although floods are no less devastating than earthquakes, the horrors of the latter are appreciated better in this country. The reason, it would appear, lies in the aerial rou...  | Read.. 
 
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There is something about a poet which leads us to believe that he died, in many cases, as long as 20 years before his birth. — JAMES GROVER THURBER