The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Old connections
The chanting still resonates in my ears. As, indeed, it should, for what could be more exotic than an Assamese Muslim reciting from a medieval Sanskrit poem to the glory of a king of now distant but once familiar “Cambuj-desa”, Cambodia, while refusi...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
God’s own country'
Sir — Two nomadic women were stripped and beaten by a crowd in a Kerala town on charges of petty th ...  | Read.. 
Hit and run
Sir — Recently an autorickshaw driver slapped a student when she protested against his slow drivin ...  | Read.. 
Not too many get a second chance in life. Benazir Bhutto, who was accorded a hero’s welcome, for the second time in two decad...| Read.. 
Unhappy lovers, this time on stage
Serendipitously, because they premiered before September 21, two Bengali productions touch upon the very issues of civil society that have outraged Calcutta's citizens si...  | Read.. 
Ghalib before the footlights
Ashimbandhu Bhattacharya, a brilliant kathak dancer and disciple of Birju Maharaj, presented his new production, Andaz E Ghalib, at Rabindra Sadan on August 26, ...  | Read.. 
Drama in the sounds of music
Prabahini’s presentation of Rabindranather Nataker Gaan at Rabindra Sadan on September 21 was a creditable effort to represent the poet’s creative range. Tagore was int...  | Read.. 
Tales from the first family
Without a doubt India’s first family is, and always has been, the Nehru-Gandhis. They produced three prime ministers, the fir...  | Read.. 
I don’t believe in publishers who wish to butter their bannocks on both sides while they’ll hardly allow an author to smell treacle. I consider they are too grabby together and like Methodists they love to keep the Sabbath and everything else they can lay their hands on. — AMANDA ROS