The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
The spin master reveals
As long as he was prime minister, Tony Blair bottled up his feelings. But last month he said bitterly that competition had led the British media to hunting in a pack: “In these modes it is like a feral beast, just tearing people and reputations to bi...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Kodak moment
Sir — The photograph of the Trinamool Congress leader, Mamata Banerjee, greeting Jyoti Basu on his ...  | Read.. 
Stripped bare
Sir — The different public reactions to Pooja Chauhan’s semi-nude march on the streets to protest a ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — I love reading Amit Chaudhuri’s articles. They are hilarious. He uses words like “ludic-plang ...  | Read.. 
An apology
This refers to the Diary item, “Maid still in waiting” (July 15), about Kiran Bedi. Ms Bedi called ...  | Read.. 
The premiership of the nation now entails the job of selling dreams. Perhaps it also requires this seller to be a dreamer him...| Read.. 
It is bad enough for anyone to become a captive of some militant group in the North-east. The bizarre case of the abduction a...| Read.. 
Shadows At The Tunnel’s End
We can cope with that in the way we do each year during the Republic Day parade rehear- sals that disrupt the travel schedule...  | Read.. 
Gandhi and the skull of the Little Picked Whale
For a few days in its journey from a private mansion in Lausanne to the India House in London, the draft of an article handwritten and signed by the Mahatma suddenly became of...  | Read.. 
Just a day at the museum
It was a bleak grey day on which I entered the portals of Calcutta’s Indian Museum and was greeted by even more greyness inside. The huge ill-lit chambers with their musty sme...  | Read.. 
He had one peculiar weakness; he had faced death in many forms but had never faced a dentist. The thought of dentists gave him the same sick horror as the thought of Socialism. — H.G. WELLS