The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Ways of the Orientals
Ploughing through the voluminous memoirs and travelogues of intrepid Victorian imperialists has long ceased to be fashionable for today’s policy- makers. Yet, even as the civilized world shudders at the very thought of a reinvigorated taliban gainin...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Harsh lessons
Sir — It was disheartening to read about the ways in which students get abused by their teachers (“ ...  | Read.. 
here was a piece of botched chronology in my article, “With the severe master” (Aug 5). J.M. Coetzee ...  | Read.. 
Leftists everywhere have a history of struggling against their past. The problem for Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is somewhat more...| Read.. 
The idea of the Commonwealth — that largely irrelevant afterlife of the Empire — rises from its cold ashes every now and then...| Read.. 
Old Habits die hard
I often wonder why every single discussion about the Congress party and its future revolves around whether Rahul Gandhi is go...  | Read.. 
The troubles of our proud and angry dust/ Are from eternity, and shall not fail./ Bear them we can, and if we can we must./ Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale. — A.E. HOUSMAN
The African Writer and the burden of history
HALF OF A YELLOW SUN By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Harper Perennial, £7...  | Read.. 
Follow the evolving leader
selected works of jawaharlal nehru, 1 august to 31 October, 1957, Edited...  | Read.. 
A whiff of nostalgia for the Raj
Sixty years of India’s independence is a publishers’ bonanza. Mountbatten’s...  | Read.. 
Those were the days
The world, as they say, was not built in a day. But every few years ...  | Read.. 

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