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Deeper impact

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a ...

A time of great degeneration of ideals

A member of parliament, Mohan Delkar, was not a widely-known politician. However, in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, t...
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Bengal’s political pitch is a turner

For political parties in West Bengal, a rally at the Brigade Parade Ground on the Calcutta Maidan has a specia...

Life in music: McCartney autobiography

Sir Paul McCartney’s forthcoming autobiography, The Lyrics, which will be published on November 2, ...

Step ahead

Allow me a twist on the popular story of Vikram and Betaal. Life resembles the king with the riddle-loving vam...

Bengal: the politics of bloodshed

Political violence in West Bengal is a routine affair, particularly in an electoral season. The violence embed...

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Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

For shame: world food wastage

Sir — The revelations of Richard Swannell, the development director of the Waste and Resources Action programme — he said that if all the wasted food in the world were packed into 40-tonne...
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Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Word games: 'creative' mantra for the govt

One of the greatest talents of the politicians in power at the Centre is their ability to infuse old words with new meanings. ‘Freedom’, for example, seems to mean something other than wha...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Life in music: McCartney autobiography

Sir Paul McCartney’s forthcoming autobiography, The Lyrics, which will be published on November 2, has certainly caused a buzz. It is expected to reveal just how much India influenced The B...
By Amit Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Deeper impact

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a disarming way of avoiding the risk of infection in the subcontinent. Declining ice or wate...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Rich pickings: billionaires on the rise

Contradictions can be illuminating. Covid-19, the World Bank stated in 2020, had led to the largest ever contraction in the global economy in eight decades. The Indian economy suffered heavy losses, m...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Strange question: SC asks rapist to marry victim

Sir — The Supreme Court recently raised a question in the context of a case: should brutality in sexual intercourse on the part of the husband be tantamount to rape (“CJI marital rape quer...
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Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

About Turn: CJI mixes rape with marriage

At certain moments the current of history can almost be seen to turn back and plunge into an abyss. The Bombay High Court had set aside the anticipatory bail given by a sessions court to a person accu...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Step ahead

Allow me a twist on the popular story of Vikram and Betaal. Life resembles the king with the riddle-loving vampire on his shoulder; it is always you and your baggage. The latter keeps gathering mass. ...
By Shyam G. Menon in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

A time of great degeneration of ideals

A member of parliament, Mohan Delkar, was not a widely-known politician. However, in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the tiny Union territory, and in the tribal districts in south Gujarat, he was seen as quit...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Double blow to women employment

Crises — economic or medical — invariably have a disproportionate impact on vulnerable constituencies. The Covid-19 pandemic has reiterated this hypothesis. Data from the United Nations ha...
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