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Speaking and writing
Indians are much more at ease with the spoken than with the written word. They speak eloquently and with evident pleasure, but their writing is often hasty and careless. It is of course true that vast numbers of Indians lack the capacity to use the ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Section breaks
Sir ' Will the Supreme Court's notices to the Centre and the Delhi government on the validity of Se ...  | Read.. 
 
Man of god
Sir ' The life of Pope John Paul II was an inspiration, immersed in profound humility and love for ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
POLL VAULT
The prime minister of Britain, Mr Tony Blair, has gone to the country but he has done so under a shadow. The cloud over the n...| Read.. 
 
PRICE OF PURITY
Calcutta is not known for its respect for history. By upholding the ruling of the Calcutta high court with regard to an admis...| Read.. 
 
VIA MEDIA
 
Another way to go
August 7, 1978: A seven-line paragraph tucked away near the bottom of the front page of Anandabazar Patrika announces ...  | Read.. 
OPED
Always a happening city
Calcutta, one is told, has now become a 'happening' place. Well, Calcutta has always been a vibrant city, so what's new' The explanation lies in the meaning of the word 'happe...  | Read.. 
 
How to spread the word
In carrying out their obligations under this Convention, the Parties agree to have due regard to the protection of the environment and the health of persons in...respect of to...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
A story with a moral appended is like the bite of a mosquito. It bores you, and then injects a stinging drop to irritate your conscience. ' O. HENRY