The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Bengali corporatism
Being a west Indian, I never met a Bengali till I was through my teens. My image of Bengal was shaped by Rabindranath Tagore, Bipin Chandra Pal and Satyajit Ray. I used to think that the Bengalis were the most talented Indians. When I went abroad, I ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Murders most foul
Sir — The year 2006 ended with the gruesome news of the “Mass murder of kids” (Dec 30) in Noida. Su ...  | Read.. 
Share the blame
Sir — The editorial, “Alas, poor Bengal”(Dec 30), rightly points out that in the charade of the 25- ...  | Read.. 
One of the cardinal principles of any democracy is the subordination of the army to civilian rule. The symbolic manifestation...| Read.. 
The goals that Indian politicians set themselves rarely go beyond their own partisan interests or the next poll. It is not of...| Read.. 
Failed politics and its baggage
This is the second day of 2007, a year that will be celebrated across India as the 60th anniversary of our independence. Much...  | Read.. 
A grave and costly flaw
Saddam Hussein’s execution hangs like a shroud over the new year. Two days before Bakri Id, the Americans probably thought it would be a nice gift to the Shias of Iraq. By all...  | Read.. 
Thoughts on a silent spring
I shudder to think of a world in which no birds sing. The terror I feel on imagining such a world is not just poetic but practical as well. If there is no gang of murderous sp...  | Read.. 
We attended stables, as we attended church, in our best clothes, thereby no doubt showing the degree of respect due to horses, no less than to the deity. — OSBERT SITWELL