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Rest in peace
Imperialism is still the highest stage of capitalism. But the first decade of the 21st century is a different proposition compared to the first decade of the 20th. It is no longer territorial imperialism, but imperialism via trade, which depic...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Loss of focus
Sir — It is perhaps time the Indian selectors started thinking of selecting two separate teams for ...  | Read.. 
 
Road to development
Sir — Rudrangshu Mukherjee must be thanked for highlighting the fact that Josef Stalin’s socialist ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
KILL THE GREEN
Falstaff died babbling of green fields. So will Calcutta, if the city’s benighted keepers are allowed to have their way. The ...| Read.. 
 
POLLS NEXT DOOR
Democracy is not all about victory or defeat in elections. What is more important to both democracy and an election is the pe...| Read.. 
 
BONA FIDE
 
Lessons on the road
Travelling in India invigorates the mind, excites the imagination, generates new ideas and aspirations and gives one the spac...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
A little neglect may breed mischief... for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost. — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
 
BOOKS
A fine balance
The Scientist as Rebel By Freeman Dyson, New York Review Books, $ 27.95...  | Read.. 
 
Nothing new in an old myth
The Black Hole of Calcutta was the British Raj’s first chamber of ho...  | Read.. 
 
Unrest all the way
South Asia, which extends from the Hindu Kush to the Malay Peninsula, is a ...  | Read.. 
 
Same story everywhere
No Borders: Journeys of an Indian Journalist By Mukul Sharma, Daanish, ...  | Read.. 
 
The master and his followers
Ramana Maharshi: The Sage of Arunachala By Arvind Sharma, Viking, Rs 2...  | Read.. 
 

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