The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
In good faith
One useful way of defining contemporary Indianness is to attend to the way in which Pakistanis define themselves and then subtract the difference. Shahryar Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, and once that country’s foreign secretary, w...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Taste of faith
Sir — The reports, “Faith proves sweeter than filth” and “Miracle, to drink and take home”(Aug 20) ...  | Read.. 
Lesser evil
Sir — Sanjib Baruah, in “Torchlight on a blindfolded face” (Aug 10), does a surgical analysis of t ...  | Read.. 
When the Congress was in power in the Centre last, in the early Nineties, it was seized with a mission to liberalize the econ...| Read.. 
There is something ridiculous as well as pathetic about senior political leaders getting mired in debates over banal non-issu...| Read.. 
Without any strings attached
“Help for pregnant girlfriend” read the title of the message on the expat internet forum. “Need to find a clinic...we aren’t ...  | Read.. 
The lady vanishes
Fazila Bibi, from a remote West Bengal village, defied tradition last month. She decided to give birth in a hospital and not in her home. She had been persuaded that instituti...  | Read.. 
Mystery of the missing women
AMARTYA SEN, “More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing”, The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1990: “...we can estimate the number of ‘missing women’ in a country,...  | Read.. 
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