The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
No roads to the market
What is the difference between animals and humans' Had you asked George Orwell, the answer might have been ' none at all. But there are differences between animals and humans. Some flow out of the use of language. As a consequence of language, humans...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Second coming
Sir ' In voting George W. Bush into power for a second term, the American people have endorsed his ...  | Read.. 
There are very few more misleading things than a hawk in a dove's plumage. Mr Manmohan Singh is not only the mildest of men, ...| Read.. 
The road to peace is long and uneven. If a conflict is as old as the Naga insurgency, it would be na've to expect the peace-t...| Read.. 
Between tea and the next file
It was a late morning at the suburban railway station. A small group of commuters hung around, sipping chai or watching the shoeshine boys stir up a madman wearing a Go...  | Read.. 
Ground beneath their feet
A certain minister once claimed that members of the West Bengal cabinet were all refugees! An NRI friend of mine with an expired visa was suddenly termed as a refugee by vario...  | Read.. 
I may not here omit those two main plagues, and common dotages of human kind, wine and women, which have infatuated and besotted myriads of people. They go commonly together. ' R. BURTON