The Telegraph
Tuesday , January 7 , 2014

Adieu, Adversaires!

A press conference by the prime minister is big news; after all, he has held only three in nine years. He would not have held one unless he thought he had something of importance to convey. His introduction consisted largely of a mark sheet for himself and his government. He listed his government’s ...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Talk time
Sir — It is not clear what Manmohan Singh’s address to the media sought to achieve. Like most thing ...  | Read.. 
Unmarked gateway
Sir — On January 1, I went to visit Hazarduari Palace in Murshidabad. I boarded the train from Katw ...  | Read.. 


Sunday’s elections may not end the current spell of political unrest and violence in Bangladesh. The Opposition, which boycot...   | Read..


In an overpopulated developing country like India, does the welfare of children really matter? And when it does matter, what ...   | Read..
Fall from grace
The prime minister’s speech at the press conference last week was uninspired and unnecessary. To start with, the aged Manmoha...  | Read.. 
The triumph of strategy over tactics
It was Sun Tzu who wrote in his epic, The Art of War: “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” A...  | Read.. 
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