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An actress prepares
Konkona Sen Sharma is the best young Indian actress there is. Or, not to be ageist, the best Indian actress around. And if these categories weren’t gendered by the Filmfare awards and the Oscars, it would be simpler and truer to say that Konko...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Freedom song'
Sir — The editorial, “For a song” (Aug 24), states that citizens in a free country “ought to be fre ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SURPLUS MEN
More does not necessarily make things merrier. The enormous population of men who are likely to outnumber women in India and ...| Read.. 
 
PEOPLE’S POISON
Something as banal as breathing clean air is obviously not a priority in Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s Resurgent Bengal. Other...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Trouble in the class
With uncertainty staring aspiring teachers of West Bengal in the face, this year’s Teachers’ Day celebrations will seem hollo...  | Read.. 
OPED
Everything but the big picture
Summer holidays are drawing to an end. I missed most of this year’s unusually hot weather, when temperatures rivalled Calcutta’s, while travelling in India and the last two we...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments. — JOHN STEINBECK