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I did not read the headlines carefully enough. What registered in my mind was that some Patil was chosen as presidential candidate by the Congress and supported by the Bahujan Samaj Party, and that their combined numbers would ensure her election. I ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Politics of choice
Sir — At a time when there are justified doubts about the huge public expenditure on the presidenti ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OPEN ARMS
Somewhere along the line, India forgot what a university is. Nowadays, as long as it functions as a hold-all for all segments...| Read.. 
 
CHILD’S PLAY
It is odd to see Nepal going round in circles when it should have been rewriting its destiny. Despite the pro-democratic delu...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Growth Of A Hybrid Culture
When a language is brutalized, its usage and spoken words distorted and mutilated, the ‘culture’ of that language undergoes a...  | Read.. 
OPED
Cinderellas without fairy godmothers
Malda is very cold in winter. Sixteen-year-old Rimpi Datta shivers in the early morning dark, as she gets ready in her little darma hut on the banks of the Mahananda to...  | Read.. 
 
Among Friends
Bharati Bera, around sixteen now, loves to read. But over the last year, I’ve seen how reading has become more than just a pleasure for her. Every time she gets upsetting news...  | Read.. 
 
The dead can’t speak, the rest can be paid
Sunita Sau was found hanging from a pipe on the roof of a tall building in Bhowanipore, Calcutta. She was about 17, and had been working for seven months as domestic help in o...  | Read.. 
 
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I think being a woman is like being Irish...Everyone says you’re important and nice but you take second place all the time. — IRIS MURDOCH