The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
The Red blunders
If nationalism, as the historian Jack Gallagher was fond of quipping, devours its parents, communism consumes its own ideology. Communism was born under the sign of internationalism. The project of world revolution did not recognize national boundari...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Victory nonetheless
Sir — Although the Indian cricket team has wrapped up the three-Test series against England 1-0, no ...  | Read.. 
India’s cellphone craze has not only filled all empty spaces with mutters; it has caused a massive spectrum crunch. It did no...| Read.. 
For the state and Central governments, certain ‘natural’ disasters have become a matter of course. They happen every year, an...| Read.. 
Time To Move Apart
It beats the imagination why Prakash Karat and his party do not want India to take the next two steps in the nuclear engageme...  | Read.. 
Death and the metropolis
This is the age of surveys. But one survey has not been conducted yet — to find out which Indian city values human life the least. For many Calcuttans, the need for such a sur...  | Read.. 
Leap before you look
How terrifying Calcutta must be for those good people who are genetically programmed to keep an eye on the green man when crossing roads! In Britain, and in the Continent, as ...  | Read.. 
After all, everything has to come down one day
There is a corner shop inside a narrow lane near the Jagat Theatre in central Calcutta. New Varieties Stores, which sells everything from soaps to cheap transistor sets, is ...  | Read.. 
Another difference between me and Samuel Taylor Coleridge is more massive in design:/ People used to interrupt him while he was dreaming his dreams, but they interrupt me while I am recounting mine. — OGDEN NASH