The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
What's left of Bengal
The degeneration of West Bengal into one of the most backward states in India, and of Calcutta into little more than a very big mofussil city, began somewhere in the mid-Sixties. That was the time when we saw the use of 'mass movements', ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
All in a day's work
Sir ' Kalyan Singh's suggestion that the demolition of the Babri mosque was an 'act of god' reflect ...  | Read.. 
Wrong exercises
Sir ' On the day of the December 3 bandh, I was on the Midnapore-Howrah local train (MH-108) ...  | Read.. 
Death is the last thing one associates with sport. At the heart of any sport is enjoyment, for the sportsman as well as for t...| Read.. 
Members of parliament are always busy. But their business need not bring them to parliament even when it is in session. Atten...| Read.. 
There's no turning The flow
The Delhi government recently announced that it would impose a levy on groundwater. The West Bengal government too has said t...  | Read.. 
The favourite whipping boy
Ashis Chakrabarti looks at why anti-India protests in Bangladesh are becoming more and more shrill with every passing day ...  | Read.. 
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