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Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
A guru and his followers
I was initially interested to read Amit Chaudhuri’s extended two-part essay in The Telegraph (July 25 and August 1), “Distant Thunder” and “A Climate of Opinion”. But my interest soon turned to disquiet, for I found that his essay was simply a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Tiger by the tail
Sir — Bal Thackeray did not have to tell Javed Miandad that he cannot forget the latter’s sixer off ...  | Read.. 
 
Cost cutter
Sir — The Congress has always marginalized the real well-wishers of the party and let the sycophant ...  | Read.. 
 
Sleeping problems
Sir — If a woman agrees to have sex with a man in exchange for money, it is termed prostitution, an ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PRAISE OF FOLLY
The British take their humour very seriously. Shakespeare made the fool the repository of wisdom ...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
Small consolation
In for the long haul
House proud
Meeting of minds
Now, an insider attack
It’s a comfortable life
SCRIPSI
Why, as civilization spreads, do outstanding men become fewer' Why, when attainments are the lot of all, do great intellectual talents become rarer' Why, when there are no longer lower classes, are there no longer upper classes' Why, when the knowledge of how to rule reaches the masses, is there a lack of great abilities in the direction of society' — ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE
 
INSIGHT
Knickerwallahs go shopping
Wary of being branded an old-fashioned outfit, the RSS is going for an image change. And though khaki shorts are not yet passé, Bermudas are welcome. Bishakha De Sarkar reports ...  | Read..