The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Reforms gone haywire
The word, 'comprador', of 16th-century vintage, has its roots in the Portuguese language. It has, however, travelled far and wide since. It originally meant a native house-steward, at least so suggest the dictionaries. Gradually, in the heady colonia...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Retired hurt
Sir ' Reading Bob Woolmer's interview, where he reminisces about the former South African skipper, ...  | Read.. 
The wrong choice
Sir ' In 'The verdict and after' (Nov 26), Ashok Mitra talks about 'American imperialism' and the ' ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir ' Six months back, my ration card was confiscated by the ration dealer as I had defaulted on dr ...  | Read.. 
The left has had its way and the LPG price hike has been partly rolled back. But the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is st...| Read.. 
Transparency should be a mindset and not a set of closely guarded rules. This seems to be the principle that prompted the Ele...| Read.. 
Going up in smoke
Somebody had to lead the way, but who would have thought that it would be Bhutan' Last week, the tiny Himalayan kingdom becam...  | Read.. 
Uncle Tom out of his cabin
There are just too many Uncle Toms in the International Cricket Council. These black and brown men seem to be in a race among themselves to keep the white man happy. Not that ...  | Read.. 
Never to be seen again
Trends in the status of threatened species: The Red List Indices show that the status of birds and amphibians continues to deteriorate...For birds the RLI demonstrates ...  | Read.. 
If we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. ' PLATO