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Saturday , May 5 , 2012
 
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Too cosy for comfort

Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Rare gem
Sir — I was overwhelmed to read about Ajoy Satpathy’s generosity. This former headmaster of a schoo ...  | Read.. 
 
Risky ride
Sir — The boat tragedy in Dhubri, Assam, has attracted the nation’s attention (“Assam boat crashes ...  | Read.. 
 
Calcutta calling
Sir — Hillary Clinton’s desire to add Calcutta to her travel itinerary is a novel act (“Hillary hea ...  | Read.. 
 
Menace on wheels
Sir — Howrah is clogged with thousands of rickshaws and vans. Most of the operators hail from adjoi ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

GATHERING BUDS IN MAY

There is May Day and there is Mayday. The meaning of that rather enigmatic opening sentence needs to be explained. The first ...   | Read..
 
OPED
Menace and burning moths
On a white sheet torn from a notepad a box has been roughly sketched. Next to it is an untidy scrawl: “I’m sending you a great gift. When you open the box you’ll find in it wh...  | Read.. 
 
Glimpses of a wasteland
The chaotic, cluttered and mouldering urban mass of Calcutta is ideal material for any artistic project, and indeed it has been a great source of inspiration for generations o...  | Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Memorable encounter
It must be more than 50 years ago that I was living in London to gather material from the India Office Library to write my tw...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
One shade the more, one ray the less,/ Had half impaired the nameless grace/ Which waves in every raven tress,/ Or softly lightens o’er her face;/ Where thoughts serenely sweet express/ How pure, how dear their dwelling place./ And on that cheek, and o’er that brow,/ So soft, so calm, yet eloquent,/ The smiles that win, the tints that glow,/ But tell of days in goodness spent,/ A mind at peace with all below,/ A heart whose love is innocent! — LORD BYRON