Economics
30 January 2006
When I moved back to India three years ago, I took a lease on a farmhouse five kilometres from the boom town of Gurgaon...
Ideas
19 December 2005
There is a 16th-century manuscript in the British Museum which contains a painting of what - at first - looks like a...
International Politics
28 March 2005
Halfway along the dangerous road to Kohat - deep in the lawless tribal belt between Pakistan and Afghanistan, and...
Global Issues
13 December 2004
Six years ago, in the autumn of 1998, I was sitting in a roadside tea shop surrounded by the desert landscape of...
Religion
19 January 2004
There are few things, you would imagine, that Labour's Foreign Office minister Denis MacShane, Margaret Thatcher, the...
Politics
26 February 1999
Bishop Hagop Sarkissian is a gentle amateur antiquary who lives in the Armenian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem....
Politics
18 December 1998
On the eve of the great mutiny of 1857, Lucknow, the capital of the kingdom of Avadh, was indisputably the largest,...

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