The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Cut from the same cloth
In his new book, A Writer’s People, V.S. Naipaul reflects on the work of, among others, Nirad C. Chaudhuri. Naipaul praises (with some reservations) Chaudhuri’s two volumes of autobiography, but is dismissive of his other, more impersonal, bo...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
League of the infamous
Sir — The confessions of athlete Marion Jones have come as a shock (“Price of drugs”, Oct 11). She ...  | Read.. 
To help or not to help
Sir — Most of the commentaries on why India is keeping quiet on the political crisis in Myanmar tak ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — The editorial, “Another hitch” (Oct 10), made a few pertinent points on the monarchy in Nepal ...  | Read.. 
A crusading spirit is always an inspiration, even though the mission may be founded on less than firm premises. It is the cru...| Read.. 
Sights and sounds
Works 88 at age 88 at Galerie 88. That’s a pretty large number for an art elder to have painted in less than two years. In fact, there are many more from this period; the numb...  | Read.. 
Musical waterworld
How complicated is the task of a music reviewer. How easy it would be to say that the performance was splendid or the evening was ghastly. But no, there are factors to weigh a...  | Read.. 
Reclaiming the stage
Tracing the musical heritage of theatre songs of 19th- and 20th century-Bengal is a historical research by itself. Mancha Gaaney Manabi Katha — presented by Academy The...  | Read.. 
Requiem for a poet
Dom Moraes died over three years ago on June 2, 2004. He was buried in the Sewri Christian Cemetery in Mumbai. He had never b...  | Read.. 
For a woman to have a liaison is almost always pardonable, and occasionally, when the lover chosen is sufficiently distinguished, even admirable: but in love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained. — ROBERT GRAVES