The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Outsourcing your life
I spent some weeks in Bangalore ' not so much in a polluted, frenetic, overcrowded urban desert as in that verdant oasis of intellect, the Indian Institute of Science. I avoided venturing too often out of IISc. But I did go out to look for Vivek Kulk...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
In the net, at last
Sir ' It is heartening to know that the dreaded underworld don and the prime accused in the 1993 Mu ...  | Read.. 
Occasions like a Saarc meet always produce their full quota of pious statements. Mr Manmohan Singh tacitly admitted this whe...| Read.. 
A weak and indecisive state is the worst thing that can happen to its citizens. The Maoist offensive in Bihar's Jehanabad tow...| Read.. 
Fling open the borders
With another Saarc meeting, this time in Dhaka, behind us, we need to get rid of the woolly and predictable talk that engulfs...  | Read.. 
The profile does not match
In his book, Profiles and Letters, K. Natwar Singh recounted his conversation with Indira Gandhi on the eve of his joining the Congress. 'I told her that I was shortly ...  | Read.. 
Disadvantages of being born poor
Income inequalities interact with other life chance inequalities. Being born into a poor household diminishes life chances, in some cases in a literal sense. Children born int...  | Read.. 
The human race, to which so many of my readers belong, has been playing at children's games from the beginning, and will probably do it till the end, which is a nuisance for the few people who grow up. ' G.K. CHESTERTON