The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Salute to the coffee house
Surfing the internet, I came across an essay by a Swedish writer on the social significance of my favourite stimulant. Jacob Norberg’s “No Coffee”, published in Eurozine (, explores the role played by the café in modern...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
When there was no time
Sir — Khushwant Singh is baffled that we celebrate Janmashtami and Ram Navami every year and yet d ...  | Read.. 
Falling short
Sir — The chief minister’s announcement of a “judicial” inquiry into the events surrounding the un ...  | Read.. 
All in the name
Sir — The editorial, “Youth and age” (Sept 27), goes overboard in endorsing the eagerness of the C ...  | Read.. 
It is always a good idea to keep in touch. Especially if the people with whom one keeps in touch are also one’s voters and ta...| Read.. 
In a nowhere land
The recently concluded exhibition, Young Contemporaries 2007, curated by Jogen Chowdhury at the Aakriti Art Gallery, brought together works by 20 artists. Most o...  | Read.. 
A perfect vaccine for wannabes
One thing the Mumbai theatre community has done that their counterparts here should emulate is to exploit the promotional power of the internet for publicizing their productio...  | Read.. 
Grey ribbons and the red sea
Some big names from Bhopal feature in the exhibition now on (till Oct 1) at Akar Prakar art gallery. Akhilesh has himself curated this exhibition and the other two well-known ...  | Read.. 
Minus the killer instinct
In yet another sordid case of fragging, a soldier of an elite infantry regiment killed his superior, a Major, on July 23, 200...  | Read.. 
The man who boasts that he habitually tells the truth is simply a man with no respect for it. It is not a thing to be thrown about loosely, like small change; it is something to be cherished and hoarded, and disbursed only when absolutely necessary. — H.L. MENCKEN