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Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
Quo vadis West Bengal'
The simultaneous appearance of two news items in The Telegraph (August 19) symbolizes a debate that is baffling the state of West Bengal. The first of these is euphoric in its announcement that the overhead light rail transit project for Calcu...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The people’s director
Sir — If R.K. Laxman depicted the life of the common man through his cartoons, Hrishikesh Mukherjee ...  | Read.. 
 
For a breath of fresh air
Sir — The Calcutta corporation should consider steps to reduce congestion and the lack of greenery ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
FIRST PRINCIPLES
The Bharatiya Janata Party treated its arrival on Raisina Hill as an occasion for a party; for the first five years in power,...| Read.. 
 
LEGAL SUPPORT
Old age gives rise to possibly the quietest and most invisible form of helplessness in modern urban society. The dissolution ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Invent another crisis
The United Nations security council deadline for Iran to stop producing enriched uranium expired on August 31, and UN secreta...  | Read.. 
OPED
Area of profit and problems
Special economic zones are the flavour of the season on the Indian economic landscape. Following the passing of the SEZ Act last year, there is a mad rush of applications to e...  | Read.. 
 
Understanding a painful history
Dear Mr Adamowicz, I thank you for your letter and for the confidence that you have reposed in me even in this present situation. Even before my latest book, Peeling Onions...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Say what you will, there is something fine about our old aristocracy. I’ll bet Trotsky couldn’t hit a moving secretary with an egg on a dark night. — P. G. WODEHOUSE