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No one writes to Colonel
Dilip Vengsarkar, the current chairman of selectors, has been in the news most recently on account of his public warning to India’s ‘seniors’ (read Tendulkar, Ganguly and Dravid) that they couldn’t take their places in the team for granted, that they...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Damage control
Sir — “Top cops stutter before CID” (Oct 7) was expected news. There is little doubt that the Calcu ...  | Read.. 
 
Trial and errors
Sir — The Patna court verdict against a former member of parliament and two politicians in Bihar ha ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
JUST A VISIT
The state women’s commission of West Bengal has moved. Nine members of the commission went to visit Priyanka Todi in her fath...| Read.. 
 
PRICE OF DRUGS
Sports refuses to part ways with scandal. If it is match-fixing and betting in cricket one day, it is performance-enhancing d...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Making a wrong move
That the Maoists in Nepal had never been comfortable in the interim government became clear once again when they walked out o...  | Read.. 
OPED
Between hell and hope
Standing at the portals of the Bari block primary health centre in Purulia, I speculated whether this place was supposed to treat animals or humans. For there were at least ei...  | Read.. 
 
Where spirits may kill or heal
In Purulia, the ojha is a closely-guarded secret, the letting out of which to non-believers is tantamount to sacrilege. More trusted than qualified medics, these folk h...  | Read.. 
 
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