The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Cement down the spine
In early 1991, when the ramshackle Chandra Shekhar government was at the helm, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader hosted a small dinner for the then party president, L.K. Advani. For the BJP, those were heady days. The Somnath to Ayodhya rath ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Losing ground
Sir — A post mortem of an electoral disaster is supposed to identify the causes of the debac ...  | Read.. 
Across the great divide
Sir — It is true that devaluation of research occurs in the physical sciences, but it is more commo ...  | Read.. 
Damage control
Sir — “Syringe shock from ministry” (Dec 19) opened our eyes to the fact that the spread of HIV/AID ...  | Read.. 
Saving a coalition is not the same thing as making it work. Jharkhand’s chief minister, Mr Arjun Munda, may have managed to p...| Read.. 
The year 2003 has ended with good news and not just because foreign exchange reserves have crossed 100 billion US dollars. In...| Read.. 
And the empire lives on
Early December, a high-profile East African Indian immigrant, Yasmin Alibhai Brown, stunned the world by belatedly returning ...  | Read.. 
The function of the artist is to disturb. His duty is to arouse the sleeper...He reminds the world of its dark ancestry, and shows the world its present, and points the way to its new birth. He is at once the product and the perceptor of his time. — NORMAN BETHUNE
Love, actually
Absolute Friends By John le Carré, Hodder & Stoughton, £ 2.50...  | Read.. 
Share the risks, split the spoils
All works of fiction that make money for the publisher and author do so onl...  | Read.. 
Death be not proud
The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl By Mariane Pearl, ...  | Read.. 
Home and the world
Dwelling in the ArchiVe By Antoinette Burton, Oxford, Rs 445...  | Read.. 
A question of identity
Challenging Brahmanism and Caste By Gail Omvedt, Sage, Rs 550...  | Read.. 

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