The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
A necessary alienation
One way of understanding the enduring importance of English in India is by viewing it in the wider context of post-colonial nations. The world is full of relatively new countries (like ours) governed by English- and French- and Spanish-speaking elite...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Wild justice
Sir— The execution of Saddam Hussein is a mockery of justice and a blatant violation of internation ...  | Read.. 
The opposition is an indispensable presence for the successful functioning of a democracy. Governance in a democracy proceeds...| Read.. 
The Sensex set a new record on Wednesday, closing above 14,000 for the first time. The bull run in the last few months has en...| Read.. 
Guard the guards
The skirmish between the police personnel and the army during New Year’s eve in Calcutta has jolted the entire nation. It has...  | Read.. 
Planning for the future
The new year is supposed to be the time to plan ahead. Planning, in turn, requires an anticipation of future trends and changes. What are the major changes that will shape the...  | Read.. 
Some card tricks are not funny
Last week, I was accosted by two young girls while shopping in a supermarket. Shopping for groceries is serious business for me, since I forget to make a list of things I need...  | Read.. 
English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did. — MALCOLM BRADBURY