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Friday, January 19, 2018
 

Opinion

Wealth of wisdom

Let me begin with a hypothetical calculation for which I should first prepare the ground. Production occurs through the application of labour to a stock of means of production consisting of equipment, buildings and raw material. The stock of raw m......   | Read..
 

Vesuvius postponed

The indignation that Rohit Sharma's continuing presence in the Indian Test team provokes on social media tells us very little about Rohit Sharma but a great deal about the ......   | Read..
 

An active culture of predation

The year, 2017, began with the 'Women's March' on Washington DC and ended with the 'Me Too' campaign combined with the ignominious sexual assault allegations in Hollywood a......   | Read..
 

A light in the dark

It is so utterly dark that you need to reassure yourself that you possess a right hand by reaching out and touching it with your left. The others who are gathered with you ......   | Read..
 

Festivity, populism and power

Those who fret that community pujas in Calcutta are getting highly politicized must remember that they had been started in 1910 to support a political ideology. The first c......   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor

Dangerous flight

• Sir - Flying kites is an important part of celebrating Makar Sankranti, t... | Read»

Crisis mode

• Sir - The step taken by the four puisne of the Supreme Court is saddening... | Read»

Without direction

• Sir - The veteran actor, Kamal Haasan, has declared that he will announce... | Read»

 
EDITORIAL

Too much force

Irony often seems to escape Indians. It certainly seems to have eluded the Bihar chief minister, Nitish Kumar, and the government he leads in an alliance with the Bharatiya......   | Read..
 
 

Promises to keep

The Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 concluded on a positive note. The state has been promised investments amounting to almost Rs 2.2 lakh crore. This number, even though......   | Read..
 
 
FIFTH COLUMN

Keep working

On January 10, representatives of Manipur-based armed Kuki groups - the United People's Front and the Kuki National Organization - held the sixth round of political dialogu......   | Read..
 
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THE INVENTION OF HUMANITY: EQUALITY AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN WORLD HISTORY By Siep Stuurman, Harvard, Rs 2,999...   | Read..
 
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In the good books of the fair lady
For the majority of schoolchildren, studying is not the most enjoyable activity. Kids may still prefer to go to school and be in the company of friends and peers. But learning lessons is always the......   | Read..
 
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