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Kill the white man
I must declare a vested interest in the revolt of 1857. Immediately after I finished my Master’s in history, I decided, much to the surprise of all my teachers, save one, to write a doctoral dissertation on the revolt in the area the British called O...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Divided practice
Sir — An enviable education does not necessarily come with the promise of humane conduct. The deplo ...  | Read.. 
 
Sickness and recovery
Sir — I could not believe my eyes when I saw the news report, “Neglect kills baby” (May 3). It said ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Did the bloody nose of a failed Indian captain deserve so much space on the front page on a S ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TOTAL CHANGE
Glimmerings of hope should not lead to euphoria alone. It should also induce some reflection. As the violent political battle...| Read.. 
 
NORMAL TIMES
For Bihar, as much as for India, the normal functioning of the State machinery is never boring. In fact, it has never been a ...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Weapons Without Teeth
The successful launch of the Agni III missile is being seen by many as a feather on the cap of the Defence Research and Devel...  | Read.. 
OPED
Strangers on a train
Cleaning up is necessary, satisfying and cruel. When it involves removing unwanted human beings for the safety, comfort and hygiene of more important human beings, it becomes ...  | Read.. 
 
Sellers of ribbon, figures of magic
I did not think that the slightly pallid-looking turkey was being hawked on the platform of Jadavpur station. But my eyes, and camera, almost missed its chicks, huddled in a n...  | Read.. 
 
When Push Comes To Shove
“Botoler jinis(h), mukhe diley finis(h)”. If that sounds like an eager hawker’s amusing improvisation, it is. But imagine this punchline being repeated, non-stop, for a...  | Read.. 
 
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