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Logic of rot
“Something is rotten in the state of West Bengal.” The statement cries out for an explanation and I shall provide it indirectly by borrowing a trick from Tom, the narrator in Tennessee Williams’s play, The Glass Menagerie. Tom presented truths...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Old prejudices
Sir — Ashok Mitra’s article, “Beyond the veil” (Sept 28), is speculative and fails to convince. Tha ...  | Read.. 
 
Under a cloud
Sir — Dilip Vengsarkar has very rightly called a spade a spade and asserted that no one can be ass ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
TO THE PEOPLE
The United Progressive Alliance government is living on borrowed time. The Congress should acknowledge this and stop prolongi...| Read.. 
 
ANOTHER HITCH
Old regimes, like old habits, die hard. Nepal’s politicians agree that the country no longer needs the monarchy, but cannot a...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Playing against the odds
“I’m not a guy. Otherwise, I could have become a cricketer,” said India’s biggest woman sports star, Sania Mirza, on Septembe...  | Read.. 
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A contemporary comforted me with the observation that it’s nice, as one approaches fifty, to discover what one wants to be when one grows up.— GEORGE V. HIGGINS