The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Difficult words
The irony is inescapable. Last Tuesday, the country mourned the death of the nonagenarian shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan in Varanasi. The obituaries gushed over his enlightenment and his ability to combine his devotion to the goddess, Sa...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Justice denied
Sir — While reading Arjuna Ranatunga’s comments on the ball tampering episode involving Darrell Hai ...  | Read.. 
Compromises invariably breed further compromises. This is the most charitable comment that can be made on the Supreme Court’s...| Read.. 
The sense of something being in bad taste is often difficult to explain. This is because human decency is largely a question ...| Read.. 
No Gain Without Pain
Why does Sania Mirza never make it beyond the second round' Why do all our sports people fail to reach the top' Why is there ...  | Read.. 
What, then, was war'/ No mere discord of flags/ But an infection of the common sky/ That sagged ominously upon the earth/ Even when the season was the airiest May' — ROBERT GRAVES
Turkish desires
The Janissary Tree By Jason Goodwin Faber, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
Arms and the Raj
Victoria’s War: The Rise of Empire by Saul David, Viking, £18...  | Read.. 
The threat to native identity
Alternative DiscourSes in Asian Social Science: Responses to Eurocentrism...  | Read.. 
Lessons from the school
The Aligarh Movement and the Making of the Indian Muslim Mind, 1857-2002 B...  | Read.. 
When books become brands
When all is said and done, Publishers have just one single objective — tha...  | Read.. 

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