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Maidan-e-Jung
Calcuttans have been fighting a sanguine battle over whether the book fair should be held on the Maidan. The row evokes strong emotions on both sides. On the one side, book-lovers, amongst whom Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee counts himself, think that there...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Leg before money
Sir — So finally the million-dollar baby (or should it be billion?) of the Board of Control for Cri ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ANOTHER CLASS
It is neither new nor special to India, but it is now gaining enough popularity to excite comment. Women attending religious ...| Read.. 
 
RUN FOR COVER
None should doubt the manifestation of youth power in Bengal. Hordes of them are changing the business targets and fortunes o...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
Belling the big cat
The survival of the tiger has become a burning issue, one of serious concern because of the rapidly declining numbers, despit...  | Read.. 
OPED
Rouge Nights, and other curiosities
Mohammad Shamim, the bar man at Moulin Rouge looks disappointed, even a little hurt. “Apne photographer ko nahi laye saath mein?” he asks. Shamim, a portly man with a r...  | Read.. 
 
Well to do
Although it would be hard to find members of GeneratioNext who have ever seen a dug-well, let alone the masons who construct it, patkuor mistris are not difficul ...  | Read.. 
 
Fiddler on the streets
A month or so ago, I was woken up a few times in a week by the strains of a fiddle. But before I could trace the sound to a person, it...  | Read.. 
 
Ancient mix
got lost in the multiculture of different “dying” professions that thrive unabashedly on Lower Chitpur Road — attar sh...  | Read.. 
 
Old Friends
Bengalis of my father’s generation were no Luddites, but for some inexplicable reason, they loved to cling to old machines with as much ardour as to their old ways. They tr...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Psychiatrists classify a person as neurotic if he suffers from his problems in living, and a psychotic if he makes others suffer. — THOMAS STEPHEN SZASZ