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Measuring our humanity
On November 5, twelve people were killed in bomb blasts in Guwahati. (Two more died later.) TV channels that evening hardly lifted the news above ticker level. Of three newspapers I saw next morning, only one carried it on the front page, in an incon...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Turn of the tide
Sir — The stunning defeat of the Republican Party in the mid-term elections in the United States of ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Good sense seems to have dawned on the Left Front chairman, Biman Bose, at last. He has admi ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NOWHERE TO GO
Those who fly into Calcutta are struck by a certain eerie quality of its outskirts — by the wide and smooth highways unclutte...| Read.. 
 
GLOBAL CAMPUS
Sometimes, globalization creates the happiest confusions. Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union now has an American, le...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Truth About Gaffes
A “gaffe” is a true statement that outrages the hypocrites, who then mobilize to shut the truth-teller up. The most common ga...  | Read.. 
OPED
Character and wisdom in twenty-two yards
No schoolboy fiction was ever conceived without the wide shoulders, the clear-cut features and the booming voice which went on to make the hero’s personality. We had come to b...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophis- ters, economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. — EDMUND BURKE