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A babe in the woods
The chief minister of West Bengal, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, has joined a list of communist leaders the world over, who, faced with difficult choices at various crossroads of history in their respective countries, opted to do what they believed was ri...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Rough and tumble
Sir — Throwing all parliamentary norms to the wind, Left MPs came close to assaulting the Union shi ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — I am an old, ailing and handicapped lady without the right arm. I, and my son, Samrat Mandal, ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
GAME AND LIFE
Despite the inevitability of death, it is difficult to associate death with sports. The latter is traditionally related to ze...| Read.. 
 
FALLING IN LINE
For a coalition government, staying on depends on its partners staying together. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is re...| Read.. 
 
WORDCAGE
 
Three Poets
Fifty years ago, when I was an aspiring writer, nay poet, at Oxford, my path briefly crossed those of two real poets. Three i...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
In a civil war, a general must know — and I’m afraid it’s a thing rather of instinct than of practice — he must know exactly when to move over to the other side. — HENRY REED