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Lady of the lake

I’m visiting the city of the real Didi. If I close my eyes and turn down the soundtrack, the pre-monsoon heat feels exactly like in Calcutta. When I go to the riverside and walk on a jetty I could be at Ganga’r dhar, the rusting hulks of old steamers and barges could be at Babu Ghat, t...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Be rational
Sir — It should be a matter of concern that superstition, coupled with religious intolerance, is on ...  | Read.. 
 
Futile clash
Sir — It is unfortunate that the writer-activist, Mahasweta Devi, has resigned as the president of ...  | Read.. 
 
Horror trip
Sir — I have been frequently travelling to the New Jalpaiguri station to visit North Bengal and Sik ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

MYANMAR DAYS

the rulers of the country decided to bring it out of its insularity. Myanmar has opened itself up to the world and, more emp...   | Read..
 

CENTRED THINKING

The will to centralize can be addictive. Kapil Sibal has been on a high, blazing the national higher education firmament with...   | Read..
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Fast and furious
The topper of the civil services main examination, 2011, is Shena Aggarwal. This year’s IIT-JEE topper is Arpit Agrawal. Both...  | Read.. 
OPED
Rumblings from the barracks
The focus today remains on the official statement issued by the army pertaining to the ‘incident’ — a scuffle between officers and jawans — during a military exercise ...  | Read.. 
 
With due respect
Speaking in 1968, the British politician, Enoch Powell, quoted a constituent as having said to him: “In this country, in 15 or 20 years’ time the black man will have the whip ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring — MARILYN MONROE