The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Greed around the world
Nayan Chanda is that altogether rare specimen — a modest Bengali intellectual. But he has much to be immodest about. An outstanding student at Presidency College and Jadavpur University, he later went to the Sorbonne to do a Ph D in modern history. H...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Unequal halves
Sir — Indian men won the Asia Cup hockey championship, but the girls of Chak De! India were ...  | Read.. 
Spirit of the text
Sir — How can the court prescribe that the Shrimad Bhagvad Gita be mandated as the scripture ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — It was Mohun Bagan that defeated Mohun Bagan (against East Bengal) in the semi-finals of the ...  | Read.. 
Only a person who knows very little about the Bhagvad Gita, and is utterly insensitive to the pluralist nature of Indian cult...| Read.. 
Look into the deepest self
Sanskriti Gallery’s 17th anniversary show, which ended on September 8, offered the kind of catholicity you would expect in the absence of a theme or style. And though known na...  | Read.. 
Beyond tunefulness
Dakshinee presented six of its most promising young ex-students in an evening of Rabindrasangeet on September 12 at the G.D. Birla Sabhagar. Shreya Guha Thakurta, Amit Ghosh D...  | Read.. 
Getting real
From the ancient Greeks to 17th-century Dutch painters and down to the Modernist masters, imitation has been a major concern of the fine arts. Still-life painting, which arise...  | Read.. 
Monsoon magicShortlisting about a hundred relevant songs from a total of 2,500 composed by Tagore ...  | Read.. 
With a heart made in Modena
My most treasured memory of Luciano Pavarotti is of 14 years ago, after a charity concert at the Metropolitan Opera House in ...  | Read.. 
An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English speaking audiences. — EDITH WHARTON
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