The Telegraph
Sunday , August 5 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

A tale of two buildings

For a number of reasons, the year 1857 is of great significance. Even as distrust, tension and violence spread through north India, the British established universities in the three presidencies...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Burn at both ends
Sir — I recently visited the Nimtala burning ghat, and saw chaos prevailing in the area wher ...  | Read.. 
No escape
Sir — It is unfortunate that 32 lives were lost in the avoidable fire that burnt down a coach of th ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — I read with interest the article on diabetes by T.V. Jayan (“Tackling the devil in diabetes”, ...  | Read.. 


Alfred Hitchcock would have found something suitably dry to say about Vertigo making its way up to the top. “Greatest ...   | Read..
bullet Loyal soldier
bullet Long wait
bullet New order
bullet Deep roots
bullet Perfect shadow
bullet Parting gift
She doesn’t move to open the door because there is no world out there. She decides to stay in the cold house and let the dark swallow her like the minnows of light above. She won’t put up with another leaving, another trick. Waking up to find one brother then another not at the bottom of the bed, his foot jabbing her spine. Sitting at the table eating turnips and saving the liquor for her grandmother to drink; her mother’s hand on the keeping-room door and her voice saying, ‘Baby Suggs is gone, Denver.’ And when she got around to worrying about what would be the case if Sethe died or Paul D took her away, a dream-come-true comes true just to leave her on a pile of newspaper in the dark. — TONI MORRISON