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Stories of domicile
Although I was born in Calcutta, I naturally have no memory of the flat my parents moved to shortly after, situated in the suburban idyll of New Alipore. One random moment seems to survive, however, from the flood of moments of which one’s first self...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Too many words
Sir — Stephen Hugh-Jones is right. Despite the campaign for simplifying the English language, unnec ...  | Read.. 
 
Extreme measures
Sir — It is a sad commentary on our economy that a couple has had to sell off their child because t ...  | Read.. 
 
Animal love
Sir — I enjoyed reading about the latest escapade by an elephant (“Tusker on the run with love”, Se ...  | Read.. 
 
Erratum
In Sunanda K. Datta-Ray’s article, “Ancient Indian logic” (Sept 8), Arthur Hassall has been wrongly ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
GROUNDED FOR A WHILE
Trust the Left to raise a political din that keeps investments in Bengal at bay. The denial of a second airport in Calcutta s...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
The power of one
How the plot was hatched
Four and counting
Lost battles to be won
Dancing babies
Human after all
SCRIPSI
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence' — JULES FEIFFER