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A Date with Sine Die

At this writing, September 4, all trucks, lorries and threewheelers are off the streets in all West Bengal. Transport operators, who are in many ways less taxed here than in most States, are on strike; and the small segment of trade in West Bengal which is still controlled by Bengalis is the hardest hit in consequence.

Exit Another Commissioner

The Corporation of Calcutta is much like a Bombay film. Melodrama is all. Crudity reigns supreme, whether the characters are being funny or pathetic. 

A Different Dissidence

Not many will question even today that the Bengalis were the first to fall in love with the idea of Indian origin an imperial idea that for reasons unknown coincided with inarticulate aspirations in minds which today would be called nationalist.


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