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Standing tall

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Hollow test: Exams are tools of ideological control

In his eminently entertaining first autobiography, My Early Life: A Roving Commission, published in 1930,...
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Living the lie: How parakeets are invented

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True fighter : Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As if the year 2020 had not thrown enough curveballs already, just last week Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of th...

Dual burden: Women and domestic space

Challenging the sexual division of labour has been one of the magnanimous victories of the struggles launched ...

The art of burying the truth

It is doubtful whether Jawaharlal Nehru ever read Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, that wickedly funny and...

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Opinion  /  Published 01.09.08

OLD FRIENDS

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Opinion  /  Published 01.09.08

SIGNS IGNORED

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Opinion  /  Published 30.08.08

URBAN CHIC TURNS INTO CLICHé

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Opinion  /  Published 29.08.08

A WAY OUT FOR SINGUR - Farmers can still be given a stake in the ownership of the plant

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Opinion  /  Published 28.08.08

STREET CALLS

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Opinion  /  Published 28.08.08

Letters to Editor 28-08-2008

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Opinion  /  Published 31.08.10

A WORLD OF ONE'S OWN

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Opinion  /  Published 31.08.10

TIME FOR A DRESSING DOWN

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Opinion  /  Published 30.08.10

GONE BERSERK

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Opinion  /  Published 30.08.10

BEYOND DEBATING POINTS - There is still time for the Left Front to review its Lalgarh policy

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