The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
The state of the kingdom
A week's reading of The Times gave me considerable knowledge of contemporary Britain. This, for instance, is from a new book, One's Wedding: A Diary: 'On my desk is Camilla's note accepting my proposal of marriage' Odd though, I don't a...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Show some spine
Sir ' We should do something about the veto raj we live in. Every group seems to have a veto ...  | Read.. 
A day like any other
Sir ' The chief justice's rejection of the demand for a holiday on April 18, on the occasion of Ram ...  | Read.. 
Tricks of memory
Sir ' The belief in reincarnation is a vestige of medieval times, and other than Hinduism, no relig ...  | Read.. 
Calcutta has been called a living city. It has, just as often, been called a dying city. All marvellous old cities exist like...| Read.. 
A good move is often spoilt by bad faith. This seems to be the case with the West Bengal government's proposed legislation on...| Read.. 
Attack from the larger family
What the Congress-led coalition consciously decided not to do, lest they appear to be vindictive, the RSS has done rather emp...  | Read.. 
All that is not in actual control
It is a measure of how far Indian politics has travelled that a Communist Party of India (Marxist) congress and the visit of the Chinese premier should be perceived as essentially unrelated events....  | Read.. 
America is the only country in history that miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to decadence without the usual interval of civilization. 'GEORGES CLEMENCEAU