The Telegraph
 
 
IN TODAY'S PAPER
CITY NEWSLINES
 
 
ARCHIVES
Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
On the road to change
There are some items of alarmism that don’t even endure for a week. The contrived hysteria over the communally divisive potential of L.K. Advani’s Bharat Uday Yatra was a classic seven-day wonder. With the first phase of the yatra from Kanyaku...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The wrong choice
Sir — The decision to field Rahul Gandhi instead of his sister, Priyanka, is not surprising given t ...  | Read.. 
 
Mind your tongue
Sir — It is unfortunate that despite being a former diplomat, Mani Shankar Aiyar is so careless abo ...  | Read.. 
 
Star power
Sir — What’s wrong with film stars joining politics' The stars, being citizens of the country, have ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
RITE OF EXCHANGE
Human rights have long been a sore point with China. After all, Tiananmen Square and the decision to open up to the world do ...| Read.. 
 
TALKING ALLIES
Electoral alliances require parties to make compromises without appearing to be losers. The Congress now seems to be acceptin...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Beggars can be choosers
Can all of India’s “shining” beat this' Beggars in China now beg through the internet, for sums as low as 10 yuan (Rs 60). I...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
However far modern science and technics have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: nothing is impossible. — LEWIS MUMFORD
 
BOOKS
Throw of the dice
Watson & DNA By Victor K. McElheny, Basic Books, $12.25...  | Read.. 
 
Lessons from the past
Politics and Scholarship in Modern India, By Vinay Lal, Oxford, Rs...  | Read.. 
 
Small is profitable
For the survival of print or visual journalism, you need a market of at le...  | Read.. 
 
How the West won
A History of Combat And Culture By John A. Lynn, Westview, Rs 89...  | Read.. 
 
A problem of plenty
Rabindranath Tagore Edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri, Oxford, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 

Bleeding out of definition