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Pitchfork and shovel
You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs. As bandh-bound Calcutta writhed uncomfortably last Monday, it seemed as if people blamed not Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s objective of fast-track industrialization to make up for lost time, but th...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Truth in a frame
Sir — The photograph titled “Party punches, Buddha soothes” (Dec 10) was quite revealing. It shows ...  | Read.. 
 
Too much to take
Sir — Biswadeep Bhattacharya, a talented table tennis player, lost his life after his father, Deepa ...  | Read.. 
 
The injustice league
Sir — The attack on Somalia by the United States of America is shameful to say the least. It seems ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
CONSTITUTION SUPREME
A balancing act is never easy. But the Indian judiciary, having the job imposed on it by a prodigious turn of events in India...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
So little to choose from
In a few days, three states will go to the polls. Of the three, the outcome in Punjab may indicate what the people think abou...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The difference between an ordinary democracy and a people’s democracy is that in a people’s democracy opinion cannot be freely expressed and therefore goes unheeded, whereas in an ordinary democracy, like those in the West, opinion can be freely expressed and therefore goes unheeded. — PETER USTINOV
 
PEOPLE
A home for Ms Nasreen
Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen’s extension of her permission to stay on in India is about to expire. She li...  | Read..