The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
The sweat on their brow
The United Arab Emirates dealt a savage blow last week to Indian bombast about being a world power. It's not that the UAE is at all unfriendly. But protest riots by nearly 3,000 Indian workers and their meek climb-down were a blunt reminder that any ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Not a jot of care
Sir ' The photograph of the railway minister, Lalu Prasad, holding a garland at the wedding recepti ...  | Read.. 
On the contrary
Sir ' The United States of America and the United Kingdom are always proclaiming how important it i ...  | Read.. 
What sort of an eye would find Calcutta beautiful' Some would argue that such a gaze would have to be blinded with love. Or e...| Read.. 
A maverick painter
'I was born in Goa in 1924. My grandmother and grandfather were both chronic drunkards.' So begins a short autobiographical n...  | Read.. 
Time would pass, old empires would fall and new ones take their place, the relations of countries and the relations of classes had to change, before I discovered that it is not quality of goods and utility which matter, but movement; not where you are or what you have, but where you have come from, where you are going and the rate at which you are getting there. ' C.L.R. JAMES
Old man and the siege
Life has come full circle for the 84-year-old Nepali Congress supremo, Girija Prasad Koirala...  | Read..