The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Overseas and unhappy
Malaysia’s simmering ethnic crisis is something for the ministry of overseas Indian affairs to ponder on. Presumably, the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman was bestowed on S. Samy Vellu, president since 1979 of the Malaysian Indian Congress and public works ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Life after marriage
Sir — Japanese women who have chosen to remain single need to reconsider their decision (“Learn to ...  | Read.. 
Failed god
Sir — In “Reflections on a rally” (Nov 25), Rudrangshu Mukherjee rightly criticizes the leftist int ...  | Read.. 
A crisis, according to ancient Chinese wisdom, is also a window of opportunity. It offers a chance to draw lessons, to distin...| Read.. 
Ordinary touches
For the past eight years or so, Indian artists have been going places. Art galleries that have proliferated all over the city organize trips abroad in five or seven-star comfo...  | Read.. 
Stepping out in lively style
Performing arts demand some kind of an interaction between artists and their audience so that the former could enrich themselves...  | Read.. 
When the East met West
If there is one Indian composer whose songs respond wonderfully to Western instruments, it ought to be Rabindranath Tagore. This is probably stating the obvious, since the Wes...  | Read.. 
A cat that got the cream
I happened to have met Norman Mailer, who died on November 10 at the age of 84. I don’t recall exactly when the meeting had t...  | Read.. 
He would have liked to sit down and talk with someone about the flat things, as blameless as paper, about which it is necessary to talk. It is not possible with parents, any more than with corkscrews. His mother would bore right in, hoping to draw something out. — PATRICK WHITE