The Telegraph
Friday , May 4 , 2012
 
WEEKLY FEATURES
CITIES AND REGIONS
ARCHIVES
Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 

Lumpenland

Milieu makes the mood; if you are rooted in Calcutta and West Bengal, it would be impossible for you to escape the gloom and apprehension rending the air. It would be equally difficult to evade the onus of co-authoring the circumstances that have led to the present state of affairs....   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Warning sign
Sir — It is heartening to know that the former president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Bangaru Lax ...  | Read.. 
 
Survival strategy
Sir — Kaushik Basu, the chief economic advisor, has reportedly stated that no major reform can be e ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — It will be difficult to find a person who is unaware of Bollywood.The 1960s and 1970s were th ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

PRESENT PLEASE

Election campaigns are hardly ever conducted offshore. But history seems to have bestowed one more favour on Barack Obama ...   | Read..
 

LINE OF CONTROL

Whose land is it anyway? The ‘native’ people in India’s Northeast have always had the fear of their land being swamped by ...   | Read..
 
BONA FIDE
 
Where there’s a will
The run-up to the election for the next president of India has, once again, disappointed Indians as they are compelled to wat...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.— GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
 
BOOKS
Serious earth
The pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam, the others bei...  | Read.. 
 
To hell with hope
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity ...  | Read.. 
 
In a quiet street of Paris
It is perhaps apposite to begin a review of a book called The Three ...  | Read.. 
 
Paperback Picking
News and views