The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
The gambling General
The Americans have pretty much given up on their months-long effort to get General Pervez Musharraf to actively subdue the taliban. But they are in no mood to give up their attempts to get Pakistanis to fight the extremist militia that was once the g...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Two steps back
Sir — The West Bengal industries minister, Nirupam Sen, has apparently told Jyoti Basu that it woul ...  | Read.. 
A suitable man
Sir — Since the president is the first citizen of the country, he should be elected by all adult In ...  | Read.. 
Before it does anything else, the Board of Control for Cricket in India needs to appoint for itself someone who can coach it ...| Read.. 
Bengal seems to have lost another chance to emerge from the national backwaters. The ambitious project of building a south As...| Read.. 
Grim Facts
What is the English language’s most overworked cliché' In my Mumbai days, 45 years ago, one led the field by lengths. Or mayb...  | Read.. 
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people’s patience. — JOHN UPDIKE