The Telegraph
 
 
IN TODAY'S PAPER
CITY NEWSLINES
 
 
ARCHIVES
Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
Killing the chicken
Television is the great deceiver. It conjures up the mirage of conflict in living rooms across the world. But “militainment”, a new word for blow-by-blow military coverage, only brings us what the United States of America, which controls the channels...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Can you hear, Mr Bush'
Sir — When the war in Iraq has been all but reduced to a peg to hang celebrities’ statements on, it ...  | Read.. 
 
Fare deal
Sir — The state transport minister, Subhas Chakraborty, has agreed to hike the fares of buses and t ...  | Read.. 
 
A drop of sense
Sir — West Bengal should not be rejoicing over the linking of thirty-one odd rivers. The government ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
MAN FOR THE COALITION
A deliberate withdrawal from the agenda of Hindutva is the key to Mr Vajpayee’s success at the head of the NDA...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood/ Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs,/ Bitter as the cud/ Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues, —/ My friend, you would not tell with such high zest/ To children ardent for some desperate glory/ The old lie: Dulce et decorum est/ Pro patria mori. — WILFRED OWEN
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Go make a fool of yourself
At the place (now in Pakistan) and time I was born, no one bothered about birthdays. No records were kept and not even Hindu ...  | Read..