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Return to paradise
The first piece I wrote for The Telegraph was about Sri Lanka, hereafter referred to as Ceylon. I visited it again last month. The first thing I noticed was that Colombo is much smaller than comparable Indian cities. Middle-level Indian cities...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Another tea party
Sir — Very few people in Calcutta must be aware that a Labour Friends of India exists somewhere ...  | Read.. 
 
Damage undone
Sir — Rudrangshu Mukherjee is right in saying that Rajiv Gandhi had his own vision of a new and eme ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — The routine honour killings that take place in north India are enough to make every Indian ha ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PULLING OUT
It is not easy to draw the line between what the state should do and what it should not. But common sense would suggest that ...| Read.. 
 
SPIRIT IS WEAK
There is many a slip between spirit and letter. That is the slippery zone in which the new chief election commissioner, Mr T....| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
COST OF PACKAGING A NATION
India is shining — well, at least on the pages of newspapers and magazines. Whether the beaming faces and radiant assertions ...  | Read.. 
OPED
Men of straw
Jack Straw, the British foreign and commonwealth secretary, is on his eighth visit to India. (He first came here on his honeymoon 25 years ago and went “everywhere it was poss...  | Read.. 
 
Unlimited possibilities
There is a mounting body of evidence regarding the positive association between health and economic growth, indicating that a healthy population is as much a precondition for...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Latin. Man’s natural language. Spoils your style. Useful only for reading the inscriptions on public fountains. Beware of quotations in Latin: they always conceal something improper. — GUSTAVE FLAUBERT