The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Towards the final push
The belief that erstwhile “liberation” movements can effortlessly abandon their guns and bleak underground existence to enjoy political power wrested through the ballot has always been a guiding principle of Indian democracy. From the mainstream comm...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Advice to the master
Sir — Although Team India’s World Cup dreams have ended, and the fans have more or less come to ter ...  | Read.. 
Greg Chappell has not only resigned from his job as the coach of the Indian cricket team, he is also resigned to his fate. It...| Read.. 
The rescue and resuscitation of an elderly woman in posh south Calcutta reinforces a stereotype — a progressive society’s p...| Read.. 
Debate and Discuss
My last column brought one reaction that suggested I had been unfair in my criticism of the prime minister, Manmohan Singh. I...  | Read.. 
In the best comedy, there is clearly something wrong, but it is secret and unstated — not even implied. Comedy is the public version of a private darkness. — PAUL THEROUX
Mystery man
The Castle in the Forest By Norman Mailer, Random House, $ 15.75...  | Read.. 
The child by his side, and a little bit of fear
FIREPROOF By Raj Kamal Jha, Picador, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
Making the master
GANDHI AS DISCIPLE AND MENTOR By Thomas Weber, Cambridge, Rs 295...  | Read.. 
Weapons of mass distraction
Kurt Vonnegut, one of the greatest satirists of our times, said in an inter...  | Read.. 

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