The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
History and the man
If there is one thing that makes Pakistan a fascinating country, it is the personalities of its leaders. From its inception in 1947 to the present, India's western neighbour has produced a series of leaders who, apart from being very unlike each othe...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Who wants a tranquil life'
Sir ' Poor Atal Bihari Vajpayee. As if being out of work was not enough, now the former prime minis ...  | Read.. 
New face for the job
Sir ' Joseph Ratzinger, the new pope, is a man rich in spiritual passion, humility, self-denial and ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir ' There's a limit to which one can push one's imagination. The idea of long-distance inseminati ...  | Read.. 
A recent judgment of the Supreme Court has highlighted the mess that prevails in the sphere of property rents in Calcutta. Fo...| Read.. 
Governments can spend money and yet end up changing little. That has generally been the story of New Delhi's financial assist...| Read.. 
Another set of horrors
During the Cultural Revolution, children were encouraged to inform the 'Red Guards' about their parents' 'anti-revolutionary'...  | Read.. 
A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should or rest on interference. ' THOMAS JEFFERSON
Speaking easy
The Writer's Voice By Al Alvarez, Bloomsbury, ' 9.10...  | Read.. 
A crisis of faith
Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journey of a Sceptical Muslim By Ziauddin Sa...  | Read.. 
Against Nature
Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of Scientific Speculation By Jo'o...  | Read.. 
Look back with less wonder
Forging the Raj: Essays on British India in the heyday of Empire By Thomas ...  | Read.. 
Make writing a joint pursuit
Why don't Indian publishers get teachers and senior academics to write text...  | Read.. 

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