The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Manufactured consensus
In the early hours of last Monday, terrorists fire-bombed the Samjhauta Express from Delhi to Lahore and killed 68 passengers, mainly Pakistani citizens returning home. Some four days after the tragedy, I am still unsure whether India’s decision-make...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Helping hand
Sir — Ashok Ganguly in “An end to poverty” (Feb 14), does a great service by recalling Mohammad Yun ...  | Read.. 
Welcome move
Sir — The decision of the University of Calcutta to treat all students on a par during admission f ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — From the report, “From CPM, with love” (Feb 20), it appears that the senior leaders of the Co ...  | Read.. 
In a democracy, there is no better antidote to rumours and speculation than elections. The announcement by the Election Commi...| Read.. 
A king obviously thinks he can do no wrong. So, Nepal’s King Gyanendra, who is now supposed to be pretty powerless, saw nothi...| Read.. 
Ruled by failure
Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls in April. If the people of the state want to extricate themselves from the mire of corrupt...  | Read.. 
As soon as he ceased to be mad, he became merely stupid. There are maladies which we must not seek to cure because they alone protect us from others that are more serious. — MARCEL PROUST
Living for food
THE CALCUTTA KITCHEN (Mitchell Beazeley, £20) brings together...  | Read.. 
Caste, kinship and the other enemies of love
While explaining why such marriages are labelled as ‘contentious’, Chowdhry...  | Read.. 
Italy, open country
On September 9, 1943, the Allied forces landed at Salerno in Italy ...  | Read.. 
From the author’s pocket
Two basic facts determine the nature of Indian publishing. First, only two ...  | Read.. 

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