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History hullabaloo
The hullabaloo about what some friends facetiously call the Great Textbook Robbery came to public notice almost coincidentally. It came at a time when the national papers were being enlivened by contributions from not only eminent journalists, as in ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Getting worse
Sir ' In 'A tale of two sports' (Sept 25), Biswarup Sen talks about the dismal state of Indian foot ...  | Read.. 
 
Blood behind bars
Sir ' The tragic death of an undertrial in a prison in Agra, apparently because he had no money to ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir ' A Bharat bandh has been called on September 29, 2005. Those who call bandhs should thi ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OWN GOAL
West Bengal is always a step ahead of the rest of India. Today, India will suffer an industrial strike but West Bengal will h...| Read.. 
 
WORKING AT IT
The law is not always an ass. The protection against sexual harassment of women bill 2005, slated for passage in parliament i...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
The bitter harvest
Ever since its introduction in March 2002, Bt cotton, the sole transgenic crop commercially grown in India, has been at the c...  | Read.. 
OPED
Minor trouble
No matter how tragic the recent incident in Cooch Behar, it should not unduly disturb people. Mob frenzy, leading to the death of policemen, is nothing new. And such incidents...  | Read.. 
 
A comprehensive plan of action
The continent of Asia is particularly vulnerable to disaster strikes. Between 1991 to 2000, Asia has accounted for 83 per cent of the population affected by disasters globally...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Sex suppressed will go berserk,/ But it keeps us all alive./ It's a wonderful change from wife and work/ And it ends at half past five. ' GAVIN BUCHANAN EWART