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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Tinker tailor singer star
Eight pm, Wednesday and Thursday nights, are sacred times in my house. These are the times reserved for watching American Idol. American Idol (for those of you who aren’t initiates) is a cult masquerading as an American reality show. I...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Fire sermon
Sir — The fire inside Readymade Centre in Sodepur that killed 13 people came as a shock (“Shut in s ...  | Read.. 
 
Act together
Sir — In order to buy a Tatkal Sewa railway reservation ticket, I stood in queue at one of the coun ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
RISING CONCERN
Going by the data of the last few weeks, headline inflation is not just rising, it is accelerating. Inflation worries are no ...| Read.. 
 
TREAD SOFTLY
Does a gift remain a ‘gift’ if it is not freely given? The Supreme Court has ruled that a demand for gifts for a woman’s newb...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
A foul wind blows
The Myanmarese regime is not to blame for the powerful cyclone that struck the Irrawaddy delta and Yangon early this month, k...  | Read.. 
OPED
Between trips and leaks
Some pictures which had acquired a sepia tint in the collective memory of West Bengal came back to us this summer. These pictures were of young boys and girls preparing for, a...  | Read.. 
 
City without the blinding lights
Strangely enough, my earliest memory of a power cut in Calcutta is associated not with darkness but with light: a tiny, lamp-like iridescence. I must have been around seven an...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I should be the last person to say anything against temptation, naturally, but we have a proverb down here ‘in baiting a mouse-trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse’. — H.H. MUNRO