The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Economists don't argue
An astonishing amount has been written about the proposed employment guarantee act. But the debate over this act was often more like ships passing each other in the night than an actual debate. The Right ' in the economic sense of the term ' has been...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
To have to say sorry
Sir — It is indeed magnanimous of the prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to say that “on behalf of our government, on behalf of the entire people of this country, I bow my head in shame” for the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 (“Shame on Day II of penitence”, Aug 12). Singh’s scholarship, commitment, integrity, patriotism and loyalty towards his country and his fellow citizens are beyond question or doubt ...  | Read.. 
Sri Lanka's road to peace has long been littered with the bodies of slain statesmen and commoners. The assassination of the c...| Read.. 
It may be somewhat reassuring when the stone dropped into a pond has ripples spreading wider than before. At most, that is wh...| Read.. 
Recipe for disaster
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, South Africa's recently appointed deputy president, has a sense of humour, so maybe she was just joki...  | Read.. 
Saints, subjects and the universal Indian
While it’s true that Indian modernity, as we know it, is concomitant and congruent with colonialism, it’s also true that the construction of ‘Indianness’, or ‘being Indian’, in that period transcends...  | Read.. 
But that's always the way; it don't make no difference whether you do right or wrong, a person's conscience ain't got no sense, and just goes for him anyway. ' MARK TWAIN