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Deschooling society
A friend has two pictures up in his office. One, an intriguing little abstract. The other, evidently a child's work, is one familiar from schoolrooms. A house with a pointed roof and two windows, a big yellow sun. The latter, he informs visitors, is ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Together we die
Sir ' Ever since Shibendu Saha killed himself and six members of his family, there have been quite ...  | Read.. 
 
Fear of flying
Sir ' My wife and I flew British Airways from Delhi to London and also from London to Calcutta. But ...  | Read.. 
 
Babu culture
Sir ' 'Bengal starved of IAS babus' (Nov 2) puts the position of our home-bred WBCS vis-'-visRead.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OIL SLICK
Standing for the welfare of the underprivileged is a very noble cause and those that uphold it consistently deserve society's...| Read.. 
 
BACK TO FALLUJA
It is impossible to know what is going on in Falluja now. The 'embedded' reports are precisely that. There is very little apa...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
More chaotic than exotic
Sonia Gandhi has done it again. She has proved drawing-room critics wrong, all those who spent the last few years authoritati...  | Read.. 
OPED
Watch them perform
The best time to watch antics of politicians on the make are elections: before names of candidates are announced by the parties, during the campaign and after results are anno...  | Read.. 
 
Another rare character
The Border-Gavaskar trophy has gone out of the country and Indians must be glad to put the misery of the losses out of their minds. But a startling detail unearthed by an ente...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
It has been said that although God cannot alter the past, historians can; it is perhaps because they can be useful to Him in this respect that He tolerates their existence. ' SAMUEL BUTLER