The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Homo commiticus
The one government announcement that is beginning to routinely elicit a big yawn is the appointment of yet another committee or commission. Just a random perusal of the present government's announcements will reveal the creation of new committees in ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
The remaking of a hero
Sir ' Hong Kong may have forgotten Bruce Lee, but evidently Mostar has not ('Bruce beats Pope to pe ...  | Read.. 
Losing the rat race
Sir ' A little rat might have thrown the gigantic Yuba Bharati Stadium into darkness but it did man ...  | Read.. 
Taken in the flood
Sir ' Come rains and it is time for our largest industry ' flood relief ' to swing into action. It ...  | Read.. 
Sports bodies in India are of no consequence and command no public interest. The only exception to this statement is the Boar...| Read.. 
Ms Uma Bharti's ruckus dishonours far more than the tiranga. With politics severing itself completely from civilized o...| Read.. 
Save it from decay
There are different degrees of conservation and a variety of interventions to choose from but each has a price tag....  | Read.. 
Train from Bangladesh
Warnings about Muslim infiltration from Bangladesh being the cause of persistent demographic changes in eastern India have been voiced time and again, and not only by 'saffron...  | Read.. 
Footsteps in the dark
Have you ever heard the footsteps of a ghost' I have. On a stormy, rain-lashed summer night in Calcutta. At the time, I lived alone in a rented room on the ground floor. It wa...  | Read.. 
There are only three great events for a person: to be born, to live and to die. He does not feel his own birth, he suffers upon death and he forgets to live. ' JEAN DE LA BRUY'RE