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Indices of advancement
The beginning determines the rest of the journey. The less fortunate ones, who are born in the gutters, live, grow, work, breed and die in them, leaving a similar road map for their offspring. Their fortunate counterparts go to school. They learn the...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Devil’s advocate
Sir — The judiciary must award the strictest possible punishment to rape and murder convicts. Ram J ...  | Read.. 
 
Wrong prescription
Sir — Ashok Mitra is well-known for venting his private anger in public forum, notably in this page ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
NO ONE IS ABOVE
In a democracy, nobody is above the law. Yet in India, it is not possible to make complaints or allegations against a judge. ...| Read.. 
 
RAVAGED GREENS
The chief minister of West Bengal had once called Calcutta an “oasis of peace”. It was an unfortunate description — at more l...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Make A Fresh Start
The prime minister has earned some more brownie points, as revealed in the recent poll conducted across the country. People s...  | Read.. 
OPED
When Menon meets Riaz
Minutes after Pranab Mukherjee took over as the new minister for external affairs from defence a couple of weeks or so ago, the army, navy and air force chiefs walked into his...  | Read.. 
 
Light in the heart of darkness
The HIV/AIDS epidemic demands an exceptional response. Among the main challenges ahead are the need to work more closely and openly with populations most affected by HIV and A...  | Read.. 
 
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