The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Winter’s tale
I failed to write “Westminster Gleanings” last month due to a mysterious fever that laid me very low for a week or two. I do not, as a rule, spend too much time thinking about health, but this month has been punctuated by an operation for a replaceme...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Violence pays
Sir — It is despicable how the West Bengal government has surrendered to the demands of fundamental ...  | Read.. 
An unusual anomaly is perhaps at the root of the violence that engulfed certain parts of Guwahati on Saturday. The demonstrat...| Read.. 
The contrast could not have been sharper. Only months after Nawaz Sharif had been bundled out of the country, kicking and sho...| Read.. 
Those left behind
Camp Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. It is a source of great happiness and calm, much like a stress-free, soothing holiday,...  | Read.. 
Notes on Nandigram
It was a day’s trip. On November 18, the Sunday before the last one, I travelled to Nandigram with a small group of people from different non-governmental organizations. We w...  | Read.. 
Over the fields they own
Going into Nandigram, there is a disorienting sense of wading into waves of fear, of getting out of depth in story after story, name after name, figure after figure, of losses...  | Read.. 
Commuter — one who spends his life/ In riding to and from his wife;/ A man who shaves and takes a train,/ And then rides back to shave again. — E.B. WHITE