The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Slippery surface
The Centaur Hotel scam was obviously a trial run. Sell off a public property to a private party at a ridiculously low price, a price that has no relationship with market realities. Allow a gap of three months, the private party which bought Centaur a...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Model does not fit
Sir — Bharat Bhushan’s idea of the 2004 general elections as a test of managerial expertise for the ...  | Read.. 
Reign of terror
Sir — The alacrity with which the people of Spain dismissed José Maria Aznar and replaced him with ...  | Read.. 
Ways to function
Sir — It is encouraging to note that senior bureaucrats like Kamal Pande are beginning to acknowled ...  | Read.. 
Class act
Sir — Shane Warne made history when he became the first spinner to take 500 wickets in test cricket ...  | Read.. 
The Congress may be in a bit of a mess, but not Ms Mayavati. This has nothing to do with her triumph or defeat in the coming ...| Read.. 
“The first requisite for the happiness of the people,” Karl Marx prescribed, “is the abolition of religion.” But then he did ...| Read.. 
Bullying as a fine art
If a company has made huge investments in acquiring exclusive intellectual property rights of a product, then it is only natu...  | Read.. 
Politics and the fate of mankind are shaped by men without ideals and without greatness. Those who have greatness within them do not go in for politics. — ALBERT CAMUS
In search of a third way
Seeds of Destruction By Joseph Stiglitz, Penguin, £ 13.50...  | Read.. 
A regular story, delightfully told
Portugese Irregular Verbs By Alexander McCall Smith,
Polygon, £ 7.99 ...  | Read.. 
Voices from the dark
Journeys to Freedom: Dalit Narratives By Fernando Franco, Jyotsna Macwan and Suguna Ramanathan...  | Read.. 
Explosive tactics
Searching for Stability Edited by K.K. Nayyar and Jorg Schultz, Rupa,...  | Read.. 
Fastest, highest, strongest
Icons from the World of Sports By Gulu Ezekiel, Puffin, Rs 175...  | Read.. 

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