The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Happiness and beauty
In the more than half a century since the Lalit Kala Akademi was set up, Sankho Chaudhuri was only the second Bengali to be invited to be its chairman. His passing last month evoked sorrow all over the country. Condolence meetings were held at differ...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Winner all the way
Sir — Congratulations are due to Leander Paes and Martin Damm for their US Open doubles win. This i ...  | Read.. 
Part of the whole
Sir — Although global terrorism might be produced by the “clash of civilizations”, in India the app ...  | Read.. 
A great nation is nothing without a great vision for itself. India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, realized this al...| Read.. 
If one had doubts about the West Bengal government’s astounding mutability, its stance on the East Calcutta wetlands would pu...| Read.. 
Building on the ruins
The monsoon in Delhi has been weird to say the least. It rains every now and again but there has been no steady watering of t...  | Read.. 
If the eyes are sometimes the organ through which our intelligence is revealed, the nose is generally the organ in which stupidity is most readily displayed. — MARCEL PROUST
Into the void
Sacred Games By Vikram Chandra, Viking, Rs 650 ...  | Read.. 
From the kitchen with love
In 1983, as the founder editor of the magazine Granta, which he revi...  | Read.. 
A woman caught on the wrong side of history
Cornelia Sorabjee: India’s Pioneer Woman Lawyer By Suparna Gooptu, Oxfo...  | Read.. 
Nations made easy
Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond By...  | Read.. 

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