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Mother fixation
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s first publication in 1856, when he was barely eighteen, was a slim volume consisting of both prose and poetry. Twenty years later, he published a volume exclusively of verse. He gradually moved away and concentrated on wo...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
A matter of shame
Sir — Indian businessmen abroad should be ashamed of themselves for disgracing their country in the ...  | Read.. 
 
Hunger pangs
Sir — The editorial, “Dangerous precedent”(Oct 7), correctly points out that the resurrection of th ...  | Read.. 
 
Without hope
Sir — The diffusion of two rockets near Islamabad’s Parliament House and the explosion close to Per ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BAD BLOOD
The healthcare system in West Bengal does not rely on divine discretion to guide the fate of human beings. Even if it is stil...| Read.. 
 
FREE TO HATE
The internet is a potentially lawless terrain. It could give human expression and communication an almost limitless freedom, ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Part of Daily Life
India’s GDP is reported to be growing at more than 8 per cent, notwithstanding the inflation, the petrol price hike, the haza...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
Stop and consider! life is but a day;/ A fragile dew-drop on its perilous way/ From a tree’s summit; a poor Indian’s sleep/ While his hastens to the monstrous steep/ Of Montmorenci. — JOHN KEATS
 
BOOKS
Stranger’s tales
Reading this engaging book brought to mind Graham Greene’s comment that if ...  | Read.. 
 
Into the heart of the community
DURGA PUJA: CELEBRATING THE GODDESS THEN AND NOW By Sudeshna Banerjee, ...  | Read.. 
 
Dark city, shining past
A New Dawn: Patna Reincarnated By Sudhir Kumar Jha, S.K. Jha, Rs 395 Read.. 
 
Lessons from the field
Rules of the Engagement: A Life in Conflict By Tim Collins, Headline, £...  | Read.. 
 
Books in every nook
London is a book lover’s and book buyer’s delight. In an age where global c...  | Read.. 
 

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