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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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While Bengal burns
Nero fiddled as Rome burned. Posterity has found at least two flaws in this proverb. First, the violin was invented long after Nero was buried, so he could not possibly have fiddled with a fiddle. Second, there is scant historical support for the cla...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Playing it safe
Sir — The Indian cricket selectors have taken a step back by appointing Anil Kumble the Test captai ...  | Read.. 
 
Erratum
In the editorial, “Street politics” (Nov 14), the West Bengal state assembly was referred to as “Bi ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PARTY BOSS CM
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has ceased to be the chief minister of the state of West Bengal and of all its people. By his own adm...| Read.. 
 
WITHOUT CARE
It is only natural that a country that has its bourses riding the crest should spare little thought for the widening gulf amo...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Hole in the pocket
It’s amazing, but true. Many office-goers in Beijing are waiting for today to stop shivering. “Sometimes, when the strong win...  | Read.. 
OPED
Coldness and blight in a warming planet
Climate change is man-made. The globe is heating up due to the emission of Greenhouse gases, the most prominent being carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels. Historic...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
A great Whig authority used always to say that the duty of an Opposition was very simple — it was, to oppose everything, and propose nothing. — EARL OF DERBY