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This too shall pass
Some well-meaning commentators have sought to portray the present, with China’s new emphasis on a harmonious society and a harmonious world, as being propitious for a reconciliation between Beijing and the Dalai Lama. It could be the time, they asser...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Distribution of anger
Sir — West Bengal’s rural poor have neither purchasing power nor selling power (“Grain of truth”, O ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — In “Have prize, will talk drivel” (Oct 25), Roger Highfield advises the media to ignore the m ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
VICIOUS CYCLE
Even by Bengal’s standards, the calls to shut down the state on two successive days are simply preposterous. The point is not...| Read.. 
 
IN SECURITY
A threat perception is exactly that — a perception. Since that is abstract, it can be stretched to accommodate both fear and ...| Read.. 
 
MALAFIDE
 
Waiting for the Messiah
With the Tehelka exposé we have been jolted, yet again, into the reality of modern India where there is no respect for the ru...  | Read.. 
OPED
Back from the brink
The deliberation between the United Progressive Alliance and the Left on the issue of the civil nuclear agreement with the United States of America seems to be endlessly taxi...  | Read.. 
 
Home, and not just for the holidays
“I am more than satisfied with my decision to come back to India,” said Rashed, an IT engineer. In spite of the IT boom in India, he had opted to come to Saudi Arabia in 2005...  | Read.. 
 
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