The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Just impatient
In a recent discussion of India's judiciary, the topic veered around to the question: how would one assess the legacy of the judge, R.C. Lahoti, as chief justice' The usual considerations were offered. He has tried to make the Supreme Court receptiv...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Paradise lost
Sir — The editorial, “Limit the damage” (Oct 11), states that Indians are a fatalistic lot, blaming any calamity, natural or otherwise, on the gods or on sins committed in another life. Many of us are also unaware of preventive measures that can mitigate such disasters ...  | Read.. 
Confusion reigns when the government proposes and the governing party disposes. Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee knows how such con...| Read.. 
It is not always enough to wish very hard for democracy. The draft constitution in Iraq has angered the Sunni minority, and m...| Read.. 
Shoot down the flu
It would be funny if it were not so serious. As migra-tory birds carry the avian influenza virus west across Europe, Britain ...  | Read.. 
Last mile problems with the Nagas
After eight years of cease-fire, the Naga peace process has finally started making some progress. However, the proper implementation of the ceasefire between the Indian securi...  | Read.. 
A gentleman in Grub Street
The death of Chanchal Sarkar on October 10 was not entirely unexpected. He had been ailing for some time. The illness, characteristically, was borne with an almost Stoic detac...  | Read.. 
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