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Begums and NGOs
The reason Nepal has, of late, received more attention in the Indian media than Bangladesh is perhaps because of an assumption: Bangladesh, our politicians and, along with them, our commentators believe, is, as far as we are concerned, a burnt-out ca...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Growth factor
Sir — Barry O’Brien’s “Fear is the nastiest four-letter word” (Jan, 18) must be read more than once ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — New Delhi will be staging the Commonwealth Games in 2010. The media, however, is intent on pr ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
BLINKERS ON
Time was when communist rule signified the triumph of the working class — and the working class meant factory-workers churnin...| Read.. 
 
DEFYING FATE
For generations of students in Bengal, Calcutta University has been like the Goddess Fortuna — imperiously and inscrutably ru...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
DEVICES AND DEFENCES
Angela Merkel has a very different attitude to Russia from the last few German chancellors, perhaps because she grew up in fo...  | Read.. 
OPED
On slippery ground
The government has put the clearance of special economic zones on hold till a comprehensive resettlement and rehabilitation plan governing land acquisition for big projects is...  | Read.. 
 
Things fall apart at midday
At 12 noon every working day, I curse my forefathers for having had anything to do with Calcutta. This midday epiphany occurs at the crossroads (conveniently called 8B Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
As a rule there is only one person an English girl hates more than she hates her eldest sister; and thats her mother. — GEORGE BERNARD SHAW