The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Ignoble gesture
Prime ministers in India tend to get carried away by the idea of making peace with Pakistan. More so if their mother- tongue is Punjabi, going by the experience of this columnist in all the years that he has covered India-Pakistan relations ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Idle worship
Sir — The unceremonious ouster of Sourav Ganguly from the captaincy of the Indian cricket team in one-dayers is astounding (“It’s that sinking feeling”, Oct 14). The decision is even more difficult to understand, if what the board secretary, S.K. Nair, said — that Sourav’s lack of fitness had nothing to do with it — is true ...  | Read.. 
Reports indicate that the ministry of company affairs is likely to agree with the J.J. Irani committee's view that at least a...| Read.. 
No worse fate can befall a politician than increasing irrelevance. Ms Mamata Banerjee has placed herself in that hapless plig...| Read.. 
How they all stack up
Two things hold the key to success in Bihar 'political alliances and voter turnout. While the Congress-RJD-CPI(M)-NCP allianc...  | Read.. 
The larger gameplan
Despite the potential of her anti-Salim stand, Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to earn long-term dividends from it, writes Ashis Chakrabarti...  | Read.. 
To build up a community response
Extracts from the government of India’s status report on Disaster Management in India, August 2004 ...  | Read.. 
For believe me: the secret for harvesting from existence the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment is ' to live dangerously. ' FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE